Special Campaigns:

  • Make Hope Happen – Support our campaign to provide mental wellness resources to all students in Canada!

General Donations:

Donate with PayPal Giving Fund Canada (Recommended)

You can make an one-time donation to YMHC with your credit/debit card, no matter whether you have a PayPal account. YMHC will be charged $0 fee for every donation. A CRA-eligible official donation receipt will be sent to you instantly.


Donate with CanadaHelps (Recommended)

By using CanadaHelps, you can donate to YMHC with your credit card or CanadaHelps gift card. You may make an one-time donation or set up an automatic monthly donation. It’s easy to navigate the donation process, and a CRA-eligible official donation receipt will be sent to you instantly.


Donate with Cheque

If you would like to send a cheque to YMHC, please make the cheque payable to our registered name, “YMHC Charitable Foundation”, and mail it to our office in Hamilton. Please do NOT make it payable to “Youth Mental Health Canada”.

Mailing Address: YMHC Charitable Foundation, 51 Stuart St. Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 1B5. If you made the cheque payable to a different name or sent the cheque to a different address, we will NOT be able to deposit the cheque.

You may request a CRA-eligible official donation receipt here.

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Donate with e-Transfer

If you would like to send an INTERAC e-Transfer payment to YMHC, please continue with the button below. You may request a CRA-eligible official donation receipt here.


How to send money with Interac e-Transfer?

How do you send money with Interac e-Transfer? You and the recipient each need your own:

  •  Account with a participating bank or credit union
  •  Active email address or mobile phone number

To send, follow the easy-to-use instructions on screen:

  1. Log into your online or mobile banking app and select the account.
  2. Choose or add your recipient’s email or mobile number.
  3. Enter the amount.

Do I need to add a security question?

No security question is needed as our account up has been setup to automatically receive deposits.

How will I know my donation was received?

You will receive an email confirming your gift was received.

When will I get my tax receipt?

Tax receipts are issued upon donor’s request. You may request your tax-deductible receipt following this link. Only gifts over $20 will be issued a tax receipt. The maximum amount depends on the daily limit defined with your bank. Contact them for details.

How much does it cost to send money via an Interac e-Transfer?

There may be a fee from your financial institution for using the Interac e-Transfer service. Please check with your bank or credit union directly.

To learn more about Interac e-Transfer’s check out their FAQ page.

Create your customized donation campaigns for YMHC

Facebook Fundraising: People can create a fundraiser to quickly raise money on Facebook and easily reach their friends in a few taps, without leaving Facebook, and can share fundraisers to help build momentum. People can learn about the person who created the fundraiser and the person benefiting from the fundraiser, as well as see which friends have donated.

GoFundMe: GoFundMe is an American for-profit crowdfunding platform that allows people to raise money for events ranging from life events such as celebrations and graduations to challenging circumstances like accidents and illnesses.


How to get my donation receipt?

If you made the donation with PayPal, Facebook, GoFundMe, or CanadaHelps:

Get Details

If you made the donation by cheque, e-Transfer, Ko-fi.com, or cash:

Request My Receipt

How are the donations used?

You are welcomed to review YMHC’s financial overview and the impact report.

The financial statements are also reported to the CRA.