Read below for some of our Frequently Asked Questions.
What percentage of donations goes to administrative costs?
Zero. Every penny raised through The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund goes directly to children.
How can I donate?
You can donate online or donate by mail, using the following steps: Download the donation form, print the PDF, fill in your details and mail it in. We accept Visa, MasterCard, or a cheque or money order payable to The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund Society. Mail to: The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund Society, Suite 1 — 200 Granville St., Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3N3
Can I give a gift of securities?
Yes. We appreciate your gift of publicly traded securities (stocks, income trust units, bonds, mutual fund units), which may be exempt from capital gains tax. For more information, contact us.
Can I leave a legacy gift that will help children in need?
You can make a bequest in your will, directing a gift to The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund and you can specify particular areas or projects where you would like to see it directed. Contact Cathy Stooshnov, whose contact information is above, for more information on including The Children’s Fund and Adopt-a-School in your estate planning.
Can I donate clothing or other items that might be needed?
Our Adopt-a-School project not only collects money, it is a conduit so readers can immediately donate goods such as coats, shoes and gloves directly to schools and students who need them most. For information contact us.
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