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How to Give

You can help to change the future of mental health services for children of the entire Niagara region by contributing to Pathstone Foundation in a variety of ways:

Cash donations: Please drop in to Pathstone Foundation office at 1338 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines. We will be pleased to accept your gift in person.

Cheque: Please make your cheque payable to “Pathstone Foundation” and mail it to us at Pathstone Foundation 1338 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines, ON L2S 0G1

Credit card: Please phone us at 905-688-6850 ext. 167 and we will process your gift by credit card quickly, conveniently, and securely.

On-line giving: You can make a gift to Pathstone Foundation by clicking the “DONATE NOW” button which will allow you to use your credit card.

Gifts in kind: You can support the work of Pathstone Mental Health by purchasing much needed items and donating them to the Foundation. When accompanied by the purchase invoice or appraisal, you may qualify for a charitable donation receipt.

Securities: Gifts of securities, stocks, bonds, or publicly traded company shares are gladly accepted by Pathstone Foundation. Call us at 905-688-6850 ext. 167 to learn more about the details of this type of donation.

Payroll deductions: Most employers will help you to arrange regular payroll deductions in support of the charity of your choice, and many will also match employee contributions.

Pledged gifts: You may choose to support Pathstone Foundation with promised gifts to be paid at a rate determined by you over a period of time. Pledges allow you to increase the impact of your giving to the project of your choice.

Life insurance:You can make a gift by naming Pathstone Foundation as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.

Tributes and Memorials: Call us at 905-688-6850 ext. 167 to arrange for “Thoughtful Tribute” cards to be sent to you.

Bequests: Leaving a gift to Pathstone Foundation through your estate allows you to leave a legacy that will impact the future. To be sure your intention becomes reality you need to have a will valid in the province where you live at the time of death which names Pathstone Foundation as a beneficiary. 

More Questions: If you would like to speak to a staff member at the Foundation, please call 905-688-6850 ext. 167. They will be glad to help you know more about the many ways in which you can help Pathstone Foundation support mental health in Niagara.

As a registered charity, Pathstone Foundation issues official receipts for income tax purposes with Charitable Registration Number 871080644 RR0001. Information is available about all registered charities in Canada under the Income Tax Act by visiting Canada Revenue Agency at

Host an event!

Planning a third party event for Pathstone Foundation is a wonderful way to show your commitment to your community and to children and youth with mental health problems. A third party fundraising event is an event organized and managed by individuals other than staff of the agency or the Foundation, and where the funds raised are donated to Pathstone Foundation. Third party events include golf tournaments, dinners, BBQs, bake sales, sports tournaments and more. The possibilities are endless!

The first step in planning is to contact Pathstone Foundation at 905-688-6850 ext. 167 to ensure that your event meets the criteria for third party events in accordance with regulations from Canada Revenue Agency, and also Pathstone Foundation Guidelines. Once this has been achieved, Pathstone Foundation staff will assist you with the tools you will need to make your event a great success.