Fife House is extremely grateful the donors who support our mission to provide supportive housing and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS in Toronto. Below are the different ways you can make a financial contribution to Fife House.
Can be made by cash, cheque, money order, credit card or online. Consider becoming a monthly donor to regularly support our work! All donations of $20 or more will receive a charitable tax receipt.
Fife House Builders
Fife House needs people who can help us build – build residences, build programs, build services – so we’ve established a monthly giving program called Fife House Builders. By becoming a Fife House Builder, you give a fixed amount every month to help build a stable foundation for Fife House. Learn more about our Fife House Builders program.
Ron Robertson Enhancement Fund
This specialty fund was created to honour the memory of Ron Robertson who led the 10-year project to redevelop the site of the former Wellesley Central Hospital. The site now houses a number of buildings, including Fife House’s Sherbourne residence. Funds raised are used to maximize and strengthen the quality of life of the Sherbourne residence. Learn more about the Ron Robertson Enhancement Fund.
Make a donation to Fife House in honour of a family member, friend, colleague or a special event like a wedding or graduation.
Many corporations have special programs to match gifts their employees make to charities. It’s a great way to acknowledge your contribution and double your gift! Check with your Human Resources Department for more information.
Leaving a legacy gift to Fife House can help ensure our mission for another 30 years to come. Are you interested in leaving a bequest in your will, an RRSP, RRIF, insurances or securities? Contact Sam Katz, Director of Development and Communications, at 416-205-9888 x241 to discuss leaving your legacy today! Learn more about planned giving here.
Gift of Securities
When a donation of appreciated publicly traded securities, such as stocks, bonds or mutual funds, or stock options is made to Fife House or other charities, the capital gains tax on the securities is eliminated when the securities are transferred directly to the organization. You will also receive a donation receipt based on the full fair market value of the shares for the close of market on the day the securities are received by our partner, Canada Helps. This tax break can significantly reduce the cost of your donation and allow you to give more than you would have imagined possible. Donations of Securities and Mutual Funds can be made through CanadaHelps.
Host Your Own Fundraising Event!
Hosting an event for Fife House is a fun way to raise money for our programs and service. Speak to someone in our Development and Communications Office about your event idea at 416-205-9888 or read more.
From items of clothing for our Homeless Outreach Program or prizes for our signature fundraisers, Fife House is always looking for gifts in-kind. For the health and safety of our clients, we have to be careful in what we accept as donations. You can make a donation of new items by ordering something from our Amazon Wish List. Or, if you wish to donate something else, please contact our Development and Communications Office at 416-205-9888 before making your in-kind donation.
Please read our Gift In-Kind Policy.
Wish List as of December 2020
– TTC tokens
– Gift cards in small denominations
– New socks and underwear (especially incontinence briefs)
– Winter clothing (especially scarves and jackets – sizes L, XL, XXL)
– Toiletries (including dosette boxes)
– Bedding (especially Mylar thermal blankets)
– Space heaters
Fife House issues tax receipts on a monthly basis for eligible donations received by our Head Office. Consolidated tax receipts for donors who give more than three times a year are sent in January.