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Donate to Refugee Aid Canada

Refugee Aid Canada is currently raising funds to sponsor a Syrian refugee family of six. This young Syrian couple and their four children are currently in Lebanon. All of the funds will be used to help them resettle in Ottawa.

Donations that require a tax receipt MUST be made through the Canada Helps Website or via a Cheque made out to the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. Tax receipts will be issued by the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. Please note that only donations of $20.00 or more will be eligible for tax receipts. Specific instructions on these two forms of payment follow:

Donations made through the Canada Helps Website:

When using this form of payment you will be offered the choice to pay using a Credit Card, PayPal, or a CanadaHelps Gift Card:
  1. Go to: Diocese of Ottawa
  2. Enter the amount of the donation in the "Donation Amount" box.
  3. Please ensure that the group selected is "Refugee Aid Canada" as the recipient. You may also mention "Refugee Aid Canada" in the message box and also mention if you were prompted to donate as a result of one of our fundraising activities such as Tandem Tour 2017.
  4. Click on "Continue with my donation" which will lead to your "Giving Basket".
  5. Select your method of payment.
  6. Complete your tax receipt information.
  7. Click on "Continue with my donation" which will lead you to a page where you may review the transaction before submitting it.
Donations made by Cheque:
  1. Make the cheque payable to "Anglican Diocese of Ottawa".
  2. Important: Write "Refugee Aid Canada" on the Memo line.
  3. Important: Attach a note to the cheque e.g. sticky note or paper-clipped note, with "Refugee Aid Canada" marked on it.
  4. Mail the Cheque to:
    Anglican Diocese of Ottawa
    c/o Refugee Aid Canada
    71 Bronson Avenue
    Ottawa, ON K1R 6G6

Please Note Carefully:
If you do NOT require a tax receipt, in addition to the two forms of payment described above, you may also use the following options:

Donate Using an E-Transfer:
  1. Canadian donors can log into their bank account and click on "eTransfer"
  2. Fill in the information:
    1. Recipient: Refugee Aid Canada
    2. Amount: $XX
    3. From which account: Select the bank account that you wish to donate from.
  3. Security Information:
    1. Recipient e-mail:
  4. Security Question: Make up any question as long as the security response is "REFUGEE".
  5. Confirm the transaction details and complete the transaction.
  6. The Refugee Aid Canada Treasurer will receive an email and deposit the donation directly into the Refugee Aid Canada bank account.
Donate Using a Direct Deposit:

You will require the following information to complete this form of payment:
Bank of Montreal
499 Terry Fox Drive, Unit 100
Kanata, ON K2T 1H7

Account # 8966472
Transit # 35456 -- 001

Donate in Person or by Mail:

It is also possible to donate by either dropping off or mailing a cheque. The cheque should be made out to "Refugee Aid Canada" and include a note specifying that the cheque is to be deposited in the Refugee Aid Canada bank account.
Donors can either drop off or mail a cheque to:

Bank of Montreal
499 Terry Fox Drive, Unit 100
Kanata, ON K2T 1H7

Donate Using PayPal:

Thank you!