Supporting St. Joe’s
To make a donation, you can donate online here. You may also mail your donations to: 224 James St. S. Hamilton, ON L8P 3A9.
All cheques should be made payable to St. Joseph's Healthcare Foundation.
We accept VISA, MasterCard and American Express. We also accept donations via cheque, cash, and securities.
Please contact our office at 905-521-6036 and you will be connected with a member of our Special Events and Community Partnerships Team.
More information about making a gift of shares or securities can be found here.
According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and according to federal law, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation is not permitted to issue refunds for donations received. Per CRA, once the transfer (of a gift) is made, the charity is obliged to use the gift in carrying out its charitable purposes.
Yes. St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation issues charitable tax receipts for all eligible donations. Eligible gifts include monetary donations made by cash, cheque, credit card, payroll deduction etc.; donations of merchandise, real estate, and some gifts-in-kind; and planned gifts such as bequests, endowments, RRSPs, RRIFs, or gifts of insurance (enduring property).
Yes. St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation can issue replacement receipts for original receipts that are lost or contain incorrect information. Please contact our Donor Services team directly to request a replacement receipt by calling 905-522-1155, ext. 35982.
If you mailed in your donation, our Donor Services team typically sends out receipts within 5 days of receiving the gift. During peak times of giving (i.e. holiday giving season and during large-scale events like the Around the Bay Road Race), receipts may take slightly longer to arrive.
If you gave online, your electronic tax receipt will be emailed to you immediately after your donation has been processed. Please be sure to check your junk mail folder too. If your receipt does not arrive within 24 hours, please contact us at 905-522-1155 ext. 35982.
For monthly donors, one consolidated tax receipt will be sent out annually in February, unless otherwise requested by the donor.
A charitable gift receipt can be used for income tax purposes and will be issued for all eligible donations. A gift acknowledgement receipt will be issued for gifts that may not qualify for a charitable gift receipt, or to donors who may not require a charitable tax receipt.
The Canada Revenue agency website has useful tools and information about charitable giving and what types of gifts qualify for charitable tax receipts.
Donor Privacy & Accountability
This information is available on our Financial Statements & Reports page.