Donate to YMHC

Make Hope Happen

Join Youth Mental Health Canada (YMHC) in empowering our communities by contributing to our cause. Your donations, whether as an automatic monthly contribution or a one-time gift, play a crucial role in providing mental wellness resources across Canada. Navigating the donation process is simple, and you'll receive an instant CRA-eligible official donation receipt.


Create your own fundraiser

Create a fundraiser for Youth Mental Health Canada (YMHC) and contribute to improving mental wellness for young people across the nation. There are countless ways you can help! Whether it's organizing a bake sale, a charity run, or a movie night, the possibilities are limitless and every effort counts!

Start Your Own Fundraiser

Donate with PayPal Giving Fund Canada

You can donate 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 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.

Note: 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.

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.

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How to Request Your Donation Receipt

Why Request a Donation Receipt?

Donation receipts are an essential part of charitable giving, allowing you to claim a tax credit on your donation when you file your income tax return. This not only benefits you at tax time but also serves as a formal acknowledgment of your generous support for YMHC's initiatives.

How to Request Your Donation Receipt

Depending on the method of your donation, the process to request a donation receipt varies:

E-Transfer, Mailed Cheque, or Bank Wire Transfer:

If you have donated through an e-transfer, mailed a cheque, or used a bank wire transfer, please visit our dedicated link to fill out a donation receipt request form: Request Form for Donation Receipts. Our team will process your request and ensure you receive your donation receipt.

Online Donations via PayPal, Facebook, GoFundMe, or CanadaHelps:

For donations made online through platforms like PayPal, Facebook, GoFundMe, or CanadaHelps, the donation receipts are issued directly by these platforms. For your convenience, here are the links to access your donation receipts from these services:

CanadaHelps Tax Receipts

Facebook Donation Receipts

PayPal Giving Fund Receipts