National Charities


Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, non-profit, science outreach organization. Let’s Talk Science creates and delivers science learning programs and services that turn children and youth on to science, keep them engaged in learning, and develop their potential to become 21st century citizens and innovators. For more information about Let’s Talk Science, please visit www.letstalkscience.ca.

When you donate your vehicle to the benefit of one of the participating charities below, you will receive a charitable tax receipt.¹

Promoting Health
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After Breast Cancer afterbreastcancer.ca

After Breast Cancer is a Canadian-wide registered charity set up to provide resources that contribute to a woman’s Quality of Life (QOL) after breast cancer. We provide women with limited financial resources with mastectomy bras, mastectomy camisoles and breast prostheses at NO COST to them after breast removal surgery (mastectomy or lumpectomy).

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada www.llscanada.org

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s mission is to: cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Our strategy to achieve the mission is based on three areas of focus: research, patient support and advocacy.

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Hearing Foundation of Canada www.hearingfoundation.ca

The Hearing Foundation of Canada (THFC) is a national non-profit organization for funding medical research, public education, and advocacy. It is committed to eliminating the devastating effects of hearing loss on the lives of Canadians by promoting prevention, early diagnosis, leading edge medical research and successful intervention.

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Canadian Red Cross www.redcross.ca

The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

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Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) www.chs.ca

Founded in 1940, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is the leading provider of services, products, and information that:

  • Remove barriers to communication;
  • Advance hearing health;
  • Promote equity for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing; and

Offering a complete roster of essential services through a network of 28 offices, CHS is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors, the majority of whom are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing.

Visit our website for more information www.chs.ca

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Diabetes Canada www.diabetes.ca

Diabetes Canada is leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while working to find a cure.

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Canadian Cancer Society www.cancer.ca

As Canada’s longest standing cancer charity, we have been making a difference in the lives of Canadians since 1938. The Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

We are working hard to:

  • Save lives. Our researchers continue to discover new information that is transforming diagnosis and treatment.
  • Stop cancer before it starts. Our researchers are finding ways to prevent cancer while we promote healthy lifestyles and advocate for policies that protect the public.
  • Ensure no one facing cancer is alone by offering services and support to those living with cancer.
  • Empower Canadians with information on cancer to help them make informed choices about their health.
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Asthma Society of Canada www.asthma.ca

The Asthma Society of Canada is the balanced voice for asthma in Canada, advancing optimal self-management, prevention, research and health care. We help patients to take control of their symptoms by providing credible and leading edge information and the guidance and education they need to live their lives symptom free.

  • Resources and support through our website and print materials
  • Patient empowerment through the National Asthma Patient Alliance
  • Research partnerships with leading universities, hospitals and institutions
  • Government engagement to bring evidence-based, patient-centred care to the forefront

Protecting the Environment
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Evergreen www.evergreen.ca

Evergreen is a national environmental charity that engages and empowers Canadians to create and restore outdoor green spaces in schools, communities and homes.


Inspiring Communities
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Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada www.childrenswish.ca

Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest and only all-Canadian wish granting charity dedicated to granting wishes to Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.  For more than 30 years, Children’s Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt wishes to nearly 25,000 children and their families – that’s three wishes each and every day, all year long!

Our newly expanded reach, which includes children diagnosed with a serious neurological or genetic illness, means continued strong wish referral support through our medical community.  Wish referrals continue to increase year over year, and we are proud to maintain our ‘no waiting list’ policy, thanks to our generous donors.

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Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada www.cdfcanada.coop

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) is a registered charitable organization that works to alleviate poverty by building and strengthening financial and non-financial co-ops in Canada and around the world. CDF works with the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) and other organizations to implement development projects on its behalf.

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Haiti Arise www.haitiarise.org

The Haiti Arise Technical Institute exists to provide quality and practical education and hands-on training in skilled trades and technical studies to the people of Haiti. The original school facility had just been completed before the January 12, 2010 earthquake, which severely damaged it beyond repair. Reconstruction of the original school is completed and now collision repair industry stakeholders in Canada and the US are working together to raise the funds needed to build a teaching facility to bring desperately needed education in proper collision repair to Haiti. The goal is to create a long-term sustainable educational program to improve the lives of thousands of Haitian families and create positive change in the community and country.

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Threads of Life threadsoflife.ca
Threads of Life is a national charity dedicated to supporting families along their journey of healing who have suffered from workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease. Our mission is to help families heal through a community of support and to promote the elimination of life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths.
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Sunshine Foundation www.sunshine.ca

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is a national Canadian charity impacting the lives of children living with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses by making their dreams come true.

Sunshine Dream Programs give the children they serve the opportunity to experience freedom from their daily regimens and challenges by having their dreams transformed into reality, impacting them with a sense of independence, confidence, and empowerment that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Sunshine has two dream programs: Sunshine Dreams, which can range from family trips to meeting a hero to customized gifts, and Sunshine DreamLift which is a whirlwind ‘day of yes’ adventure to a Disney theme park for a large group of children.

Since its inception in 1987, Sunshine has fulfilled more than 8,000 dreams for children across Canada and coordinated 62 Sunshine DreamLifts.

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving www.madd.ca

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) is a charitable, grassroots organization that is committed to stopping impaired driving and supporting the victims of this violent crime.

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Let’s Talk Science www.letstalkscience.ca

Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, non-profit, science outreach organization. Let’s Talk Science creates and delivers science learning programs and services that turn children and youth on to science, keep them engaged in learning, and develop their potential to become 21st century citizens and innovators. For more information about Let’s Talk Science, please visit www.letstalkscience.ca.

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Canadian Federation of Humane Societies www.cfhs.ca

As Canada’s voice for animal welfare, the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies drives positive, progressive change to end animal cruelty, improve animal protection and promote the humane treatment and respect of all animals in Canada.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides adult volunteer mentors to some of Canada’s most at-risk children and youth. Through the careful screening, training, and placement of mentors with their “Little Brothers” or “Little Sisters”, a long-term relationship built on trust is established. Children develop vital communication and socialization skills, and their self-esteem and self-confidence increases dramatically! The children we serve are:

  • 48% less likely to have behavior problems in school
  • 43% less likely to have conduct problems in school
  • 34% less likely to allow themselves to be victimized or bullied by peers
  • Twice as likely to have high levels of school bonding and commitment
  • Twice as likely to have high academic achievement
  • Two and a half times more likely to participate in extra-curricular school activities

In 2013, a study performed by the Boston Consulting Group concluded that the Social Return on Investment is between $18 and $23 of clear economic benefit for every $1 invested in our traditional mentoring program!

For more information, visit bigbrothersbigsisters.ca »


¹The charitable tax receipt amount will depend on the age and quality of your participating vehicle.

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