Scleroderma is a rare condition with roughly 3 out of 100,000 people developing the systemic form per year. The estimated rate of incidence in Canada sits at approximately 40,000 individuals.
Make a difference with a donation that will be used to support public awareness, patient advocacy, education and research for this rare disease.
We thank you for your commitment and support.
TYPES OF DONATIONS
We appreciate all donations regardless of size, timing or type; typical donation options are listed below. We thank you for your interest, support and commitment.
Choose an amount and make a single donation.
Join our monthly giving program. The amount that you have chosen will be automatically withdrawn from your bank account or credit card on a monthly basis.
Donate to honour, celebrate or support a loved one.
In lieu of flowers, donate to remember and commemorate a loved one’s life.
Special Occasion Gift
Donate in lieu of a gift, to celebrate life events such as a wedding, anniversary or birthday.
Donate stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Receipts are based on the securities’ value at the close of business on the day of transfer. This donation provides you with a tax credit and the benefit of no capital gains tax.
Leave a Legacy
Thoughtfully planned contributions such as a gift of life insurance or a bequest in a Will, are gratefully received, while providing you with tax benefits. Bequests in a Will offer a myriad of endowment options such as cash, real estate, securities, tangible personal property or other assets.
We are pleased to receive in-kind donations including airline miles or other points programs.
Make Scleroderma Canada part of your Corporate Social Responsibility program.
Donate a predetermined amount or a percent of sales
Host an event (i.e.: grand opening, golf tournament) and donate the proceeds
Develop a workplace donation program and match employee donations
Donate services and products
Sponsor an Event
Check out our Events for opportunities to sponsor a specific occasion. We will work with you to develop a sponsor package that meets your objectives.
Create a Personal Fundraising Page
Develop a personalized web page dedicated to your particular objectives and aligned with our mission, vision and strategic priorities.
HOW TO MAKE A DONATION
Donating online is safe and secure.
Mail a Gift
Complete the donation form.
We accept cheques, money orders or cash.
Cheques should be made payable to Scleroderma Canada.
41 King William Street, Suite 203
Hamilton, ON L8R 1A2
Call toll free 1-866-279-0632 and have your credit card handy so we may assist you in making your donation.
What is Scleroderma Canada?
Scleroderma Canada is a CRA registered national charity serving the Canadian scleroderma community. We are the national advocate for those affected by this rare and difficult disease. Established in 1999, we have worked collaboratively with regional and international organizations to bring health care research, education and clinical care together to ensure those affected by scleroderma have access to the latest advances in care.
Can I get a tax receipt for my donation?
Tax receipts are automatically issued for all donations of $20 and over. Receipts for smaller donations can be issued if specifically requested.
Electronic tax receipts (e-receipts) will be issued to your email inbox instantly for all online donations.
Scleroderma Canada issues receipts for mail/phone donations within one month of having received the donation.
Monthly donors will receive receipts once a year in time for tax season.
How does my donation help people with scleroderma?
Scleroderma Canada is the leading voice for scleroderma patients in Canada. Donations provide Scleroderma Canada with a flexible source of funding to deliver on our strategic priorities. Funds are used to provide patients and healthcare professionals with current and consistent information, promote and support regional scleroderma groups in Canada, support research efforts and promote awareness of scleroderma across Canada.