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Besides donating, how can I provide support to Distress Centre Calgary?

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Thank you for your commitment to helping people in crisis! There are so many ways to support Distress Centre Calgary, such as: Donate: bottles via SkiptheDepot, social media posts via GoPoolit, your car via Donate-a-Car Donate your unused Aeroplan points Have a birthday or special event coming up? Celebrate with us by creating a fundraiser on Facebook or CanadaHelps For more [...]

Besides donating, how can I provide support to Distress Centre Calgary?2021-12-28T20:43:27+00:00

Can you provide individual receipts for participants of our community fundraiser?

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Thank you so much for fundraising on our behalf! Yes, you can get individual receipts for the event donors. Below are the steps on how to do so, based on the status of your event. If your fundraiser is ongoing or is completed, issue a cheque (refer to question 3) or use this group donation form to [...]

Can you provide individual receipts for participants of our community fundraiser?2021-12-28T20:42:59+00:00

Do you accept gifts-in-kind?

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Yes, we accept gifts-in-kind. Below are suggestions that would be appreciated, but not limited to: Gift cards – grocery, restaurants, retail, etc. Coupons or vouchers – spas, discounted services or products, etc. Event tickets – theatre, ballet, opera, concerts, etc. Items for our Lend An Ear event silent auction Raffle Items If you would like [...]

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Can I donate securities?

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Yes! You can donate securities/mutual funds via CanadaHelps by completing this form. After you make the donation, you will receive a confirmation email containing your pledge confirmation details. It typically takes 1 to 2 working days for the transfer to be deposited in CanadaHelp’s account. Once transferred, they will promptly sell the shares. Once the proceeds [...]

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Can I change the details of my monthly pledge?

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Yes, you can change your pledge details such as amount, card details, end date, etc. To do so, please contact us at donate@distresscentre.com.

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I want to start a monthly pledge. How do I do that?

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Thank you for choosing to support Distress Centre Calgary on a monthly basis. Your monthly donation is critical for growing our agency and ensuring we can continue to meet the increased demand for our crisis services.  You can set up your ongoing pledge by choosing monthly gift in this donation form. 

I want to start a monthly pledge. How do I do that?2021-12-28T20:41:12+00:00

Is my online donation secure?

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Yes, the donation platforms we use operate on a secure server and complies with Visa/MasterCard regulations for real-time credit card processing. Unless you’re participating in our monthly giving program, your credit card information will not be kept on file. Your other personal information is entered into a security-protected donor management system that only authorized users [...]

Is my online donation secure?2021-12-28T20:40:50+00:00

What payment methods do you accept for donations?

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We accept credit/debit cards via our online donation form. For cheques, please make payable to Distress Centre Calgary and mail to Distress Centre Calgary Suite 500, 999 8th Street SW Calgary, AB T2R 1J5. We also accept gifts of securities/mutual funds. Read more about it in question 8. For more ways to give, please visit our Ways [...]

What payment methods do you accept for donations?2021-12-28T20:40:04+00:00

Where does my donation go?

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Your donation helps support people in crisis by funding our free services which include: 24 hour crisis support by phone, chat and text; ConnecTeen peer support; professional counselling; and our 211 information referral service. Learn more about us here. You can also learn more by viewing our annual reports and financial statements.

Where does my donation go?2021-12-28T20:39:39+00:00

Do I get a tax receipt for my donation?

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Yes, you can get a tax receipt for your donation. For online donations, you will get a tax receipt in your email shortly after you make the donation. For cheques, direct deposits, or cash donations, please allow us 30-45 days to issue your receipt. For faster processing, please include your email address so we can [...]

Do I get a tax receipt for my donation?2021-12-28T20:39:17+00:00
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