In support of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada the Daughters of the Nile Canadian Foundation maintains both an Endowment Fund and a Relief Fund. All monies donated to the Canadian Foundation are forwarded to Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. The Canadian Foundation is registered as a charity with Revenue Canada and issues Canadian tax receipts for eligible donations received. Donations can be made through a local temple of Daughters of the Nile or directly through the Canadian Member Trustee.
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For more information on donating, contact the trustee at ac.ft1695787209cnod@1695787209noita1695787209mrofn1695787209i1695787209.
Order forms for the My Gift and Rose Garden programs, as well as informational brochures, can be found on the Brochures & Order Forms page of this website.
A gift made through your life or through provisions in your will, regardless of the size, is welcome and sincerely appreciated. The Canadian Foundation is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency and complies with requirements pertaining to registered charities designated as public foundations. Your gift may entitle you to a charitable tax credit. An important aspect of giving is understanding the two Convalescent Funds – Convalescent Relief Fund which provides annual cash contributions to the Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada and the Convalescent Endowment Fund – an irrevocable trust fund supported by donations from Canadian Subordinate Temples, Daughters of the Nile, individuals, wills and bequests, matching gifts and the My Gift incentive program. Each calendar year the interest income from the CEF is distributed to the Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada.
Making a Difference
My Gift Program
Give a Gift; Get a Gift
With the My Gift Program donors make a contribution to the Canadian Convalescent Endowment Fund and receive a gift in return. Click here for more information.
Rose Garden Cards
Honour Special People Who “Make a Difference in Your Life”
Anyone can participate in sending a white rose. A rose card can be obtained for a $5.00 donation to the Convalescent Endowment Fund. Read more on the Rose Garden here.
Participate in the Rose Garden and let others know how much they mean to you! Download the Canadian Rose Garden order form, complete and forward with your donation as instructed.
For the price of one dollar ($1), minimum order is 10, you can purchase a ‘Hug’ card which you can then give to the special people in your life. Read more on the Hug program here
Buy some hugs now and let others know how important to you they are. Download the Hug program form here, complete and forward with your donation as instructed.
Stepping Stones to Happiness certificates
A $25.00 donation to the Convalescent Endowment Fund qualifies anyone to receive a Stepping Stones to Happiness certificate. These certificates are available in one of two categories: “In Honour of,” and “in Memory of”. Stepping Stones to Happiness certificates may be framed and make wonderful gifts.
Crown Stepping Stones to Happiness certificates
New this year is a $50.00 Crown Stepping Stones to Happiness Certificate in Honour or in Memory. This makes a beautiful gift to give in honour of or in memory of someone in Daughters of the Nile our outside our organization. The donation goes to the Convalescent Endowment Fund, and stays in the fund for perpetuity. Earnings from this fund are donated annually to the Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada.
A gift to the Canadian Foundation is a wonderful and meaningful way to remember a loved one. This is a lasting and fitting tribute which will help children who need our help.
Wills and Bequests
A bequest to the Daughters of the Nile Canadian Foundation will continue supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada after your death.
A bequest to the CEF should be provided for in a specific manner, whether it is for specific monetary value, the residue of your estate, as a contingent gift or by earmarking the fund to be the beneficiary of a life insurance policy. As a significant donor, you will want your gift to be handled correctly; therefore, a variety of examples are provided below. REMEMBER, please consult with your personal legal counsel, expert or legal advisor in your locality before adding to or changing your will.
For more information on making a bequest please download the Making a Difference Through the Gift of Giving pamphlet or contact the Canadian Trustee at ac.ft1695787209cnod@1695787209noita1695787209mrofn1695787209i1695787209.