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Ways to Give

Help improve the lives of children and youth affected by poverty, abuse and neglect.
There are many ways to make a difference in the life of a child.


With your donation, you will be investing in happier childhoods and brighter futures for vulnerable kids in the care and protection of York Region Children's Aid Society.

To make your donation, click here. Donations can also be mailed to:

York Region Children’s Fund
Kennedy Place, 16915 Leslie St.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9A1

All financial donations of $10 or more to YRCF will be receipted in accordance with the rules and regulations set out by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Here’s how:

Currency for Kids

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Become a Monthly Donor

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Make a Tribute

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Memorial Donations

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Make a Gift of Securities

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Host an Event or Fundraise for York Region Children’s Fund

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Bequests - Leaving a Legacy

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Corporate Giving

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Workplace Giving

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Employee Matching Gifts

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In-Kind Donations

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An old man walking on the beach after a storm came across a young woman picking up starfish that had been washed up in the storm and gently tossing them back into the ocean. “Young lady, why are you
throwing the starfish into the ocean?” the old man asked.

“The tide is going out and if I do not throw them in, they will die,” she said.

“But young lady, do you not realize that there are many miles of beach and thousands of starfish? You can’t possibly make a difference.”

The young woman bent down, picked up another starfish and threw it into the sea. “It makes a difference to that one.

Adapted from the original by 
Loren Eiseley

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