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    Our goal is to create unforgettable experiences for children and their families through our wish granting process. But we can’t do it alone. Every single donation helps to ensure that every child’s one true wish comes true.

    By donating to Make-A-Wish® Atlantic Provinces you help transform lives. You give children with life-threatening medical conditions a reason to hope for a brighter future. And most of all, you help make their magical wishes come true.

    There are many ways to donate and support Make-A-Wish. These gift giving options can suit every donor. See below for more information.




    One-Time Gift

    Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces offers various one-time gift options suited for every donor.

    Ways to give a one-time gift are:

    • Donate online or mail in your completed donation form
    • Make a tribute gift in honour or in memory of a loved one

    A tax receipt will be issued for all gifts $20 and over.

    Click here to give a one-time gift.




    Monthly Gift

    By giving to Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces as a monthly donor, you will help reduce administrative costs, and enable us to dedicate more of your monies directly to our wish granting mission. You’ll receive one tax receipt per year for your total, annual contribution.

    Click here to become a monthly donor.



    Tribute Gift

    There’s nothing more meaningful and heartfelt than making a tribute gift in honour or in memory of someone. A tribute gift allows you to show a loved one how much you care, while helping to grant magical wishes. A tribute gift can be made online or through our mail-in donation form.

    To acknowledge your tribute gift, you can send a chosen recipient an e-card (online donation only) or a printed, mailed card, with your custom message enclosed.

    Click here to give a tribute gift.



    Legacy Gift

    When you leave a personal legacy to Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces, you’re making a powerful statement, while ensuring that future generations of wish children and their families are able to have magical wish granting experiences. A will ensures that heirs, assets and causes that are important to you are honoured and protected.

    There are tax benefits with this type of giving. It is recommended that you discuss legacy gift intentions with your financial and legal advisors, as well as with your family.

    Learn more about the legacy gift options available:

    A Bequest in Your Will

    The most common planned gift, a bequest, is stated in your will and allows you to designate a specific amount or portion of your estate to Make-A-Wish Foundation (of the) Atlantic Provinces. For this type of legacy gift, there are tax advantages to heirs.

    Typical bequest language may be:

    • “I give the Make-A-Wish Foundation® (of the) Atlantic Provinces the sum of $__________to be used or disposed of as its Board of Directors deems appropriate in its sole discretion.”
    • “I give the Make-A-Wish Foundation® (of the) Atlantic Provinces  ___% of the residue of my estate to be used for_____.”

    Download legacy gift statement of interest form here.

    Life Insurance Policy or RRSP

    As a legacy gift option you can also designate Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces as a beneficiary to your life insurance policy and/or RRSP.

    Download legacy gift statement of interest form here.

    Gifts of Stock

    Consider donating stock to Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces. By using "CanadaHelps.Org", you can quickly and easily donate stock and receive a tax receipt almost immediately via email! A great way to help reduce your taxible income. Consult with your financial planner today.


    Donate by Mail, by Phone, or In Person

    To send your donation by mail or drop by our office, please fill out this form and mail it with your donation. Generally someone will be in the office from 9:00 to 5:00 during the week. Call us at (902) 466-9474 within the local Halifax area or toll free at 1-877-466-9474.

    Our mailing address is:

    Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces

    5991 Spring Garden Road, Suite 605

    Halifax, NS  B3H 1Y6



    Make-A-Wish® has ongoing efforts to ensure that we are always doing what we can to make wishes come true. You can support us through one of our seasonal campaigns or annual events. Discover the many ways you can help.

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    Fundraising is one of the best ways to raise money and bring people together. Whether you’re an individual, employee, organization or community, every bit of support goes a long way to grant wishes to children from coast-to-coast.


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    Ways to Give

    By donating to Make-A-Wish® Atlantic Provinces, you transform lives. You give children with critical illnesses a reason to hope for a brighter future. And most of all, you help make their empowering wishes come true. ou give children with critical illnesses a reason to hope for a brighter future.

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    Ways to Give


    Volunteers give the most valuable gift of all – their time. Their hard work, passion and commitment to giving children a magical wish experience make them the heart and soul of our foundation. As a volunteer, you’ll change the lives of many children – and your own.

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