Can I direct my donation towards a specific person or family?
Yes. Please note, however, that a charity may not issue a receipt if the donor has directed the funds to a specified person or family. For more information on this guideline, please read the Canada Revenue Agency’s Interpretation Bulletin IT-110R3 .
What is my donation used for?
Your donation will be used to fund the various programs and services we operate. For additional information on the work we do and how our funds are distributed, please view our Essential Financial Information. You may also obtain this information by contacting Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 800 250-3030.
Can I make a monthly gift?
Yes. Monthly gifts are easy to make. Visit our Monthly Giving page to donate online or for monthly giving donation forms, which you can send in by mail or fax. You may also call us at 1 800 250-3030 to set up a monthly gift.
On what date are monthly gifts processed?
Monthly gifts are processed on the first day of each month.
What are the benefits of monthly giving?
Monthly donations help reduce administrative costs and provide a continuous and reliable source of funding to support the needs of amputees across Canada.
How can I make changes to my monthly gift?
You can make changes to your monthly donation at any time simply by contacting Customer Service at email@example.com or 1 800 250-3030.
Can I make a donation using online or telephone banking?
Yes. A donation can be made through all major chartered banks and trust companies. Please use your current key tag number as your War Amps account number.
I would like to mail in my donation. Where do I send it?
All donations, orders, changes, etc., are processed at the following address:
The War Amps
1 Maybrook Drive
Scarborough, Ontario M1V 5K9
Please refer to our Donation page for more on donation options.
What is planned giving?
Planned giving refers to charitable gifts that require some planning before they are made. Planned gifts are popular because they can provide valuable tax benefits. By making bequests and other planned gifts, you can help The War Amps meet its commitments to amputees long into the future.
What is a bequest?
A bequest is a type of planned gift. In making a will, you exercise your right to choose what to do with your lifetime accumulations. Leaving a bequest to a charity creates a lasting memorial to your values and achievements. Bequests offer many practical benefits including retaining control of the gift for the duration of your life and eligibility for tax credits.
What is an “In Memoriam” donation?
A donation in memory of a family member or friend is a meaningful way to express sympathy. The War Amps will send the bereaved family a special card acknowledging your donation. The card will identify the donor and provide the donor’s address but will not include the amount given. A receipt is issued to the donor for income tax purposes.
What is an “In Honour” donation?
An “In Honour” donation is a meaningful and unique way to show your appreciation for a friend or loved one who has made an impact on your life, mark a special event or commemorate a special occasion. Donations can be made for any reason. The War Amps will send the person you have chosen to honour a card acknowledging your thoughtful gift. A receipt is issued to the donor for income tax purposes.
Where can I find your financial information?
You may view our Essential Financial Information, as well as our full audited financial statement here. A copy can also be obtained by contacting Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 800 250-3030.
How can I fundraise for The War Amps?
We appreciate any donations that come to us as the result of fundraising efforts. However, our mandate is clear: we raise our funds through the Key Tag and Address Label Service. As such, we cannot become directly involved in fundraising efforts carried out by others.