The Government of Ontario provides funding towards basic structures such as staffing, however your donation will support important activities and programs that are not funded by the government, all of which contribute to L’Arche’s unique approach to providing care for adults with intellectual disabilities and fostering community.
How your donations make an impact:
offset costs for Sol Express, our creative and performance arts program
support community life events
fund outreach activities
invest in youth by helping us run high school retreats
ensure maintenance and upkeep of homes and vehicles
create accessible infrastructure
provide additional staffing to increase the quality of life of core members in our community
Monthly giving allows you to spread your donation throughout the year and make a continuous commitment to the L’Arche Toronto community. Monthly giving also makes a positive difference by maintaining stable funding for our community in serving the needs of our core members.
Your monthly donation can be withdrawn from your bank account with a void cheque or can be charged to your credit card. You may change or cancel your monthly donation at any time by contacting Caroline Hughey at 416-406-2869 x 35 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Monthly donations are processed on the 15th of each month. A tax receipt will be issued at the end of each calendar year. Set up your monthly donations here.
Making a tribute gift is a thoughtful way to honour the memory of a family member or friend who has died. L’Arche Toronto will send a memorial card on your behalf which you can personalize by adding your own message. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation. Make a donation in memory here.
Honour a special person by making a donation to acknowledge a special event such as a wedding, birthday, anniversary or a job well done. L’Arche Toronto will send a tribute card on your behalf which you can personalize by adding your own message. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation. Make a donation in celebration here.
Many companies offer a matching gift program to their employees in Canada. Companies will match donations at 1, 2 or 3 times the gift made by the employee to charitable organizations. Every gift counts! Help double your donation by contacting your Human Resources Department to see if your company has a matching gift program.
If your company does, please collect and complete the required forms and mail it along with your gift to L’Arche Toronto. We will indicate on the form that your gift has been received and return the form to your company for processing. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation and upon receipt of your employer’s matching gift, they will also receive a tax receipt for their gift.
L’Arche Toronto’s Trying It on For Size (TIFS) program is an innovative well rounded approach to exploring how to live independently. Through a person-centered curriculum and experiential learning, participants increase their confidence and their capacity to discover their own places of belonging.
L’Arche Toronto was founded on intuition – a ‘gut’ feeling that the message of L’Arche had places to go. This same spirit of adventure and risk, and the conviction that all people have something to offer became the momentum that has manifested in the creative arts program of L’Arche Toronto, Sol Express. Sol Express joins together the movement, voice, music, art, theatre, and dance of individuals with developmental disabilities into creative expressions on themes such as hope and belonging.
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