Ways To Give

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There are so many occasions, milestones and deserving friends and family worthy of inspired giving! Your thoughtful gift is a life-changing gesture for women, girls and gender diverse people in need.

Family Day, Valentine’s Day, International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, seasonal holidays, and more — you can celebrate your loved ones by honouring them with a donation in their name during these important holidays.

Occasions such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and graduations are great opportunities to make special days even more meaningful. A gift to YWCA Toronto is a wonderful way to celebrate important milestones. You can honour a special person or celebrate a loved one by making a donation in their name. Give a donation as a gift or if you are hosting a celebration, encourage your friends and family to make a donation in your name to YWCA Toronto instead of buying you a gift.

Give in memory
Memorial donations are a significant way for you to remember someone special, tell others how much this person meant to you and contribute to transforming the lives of women, girls and gender diverse people.

For all gifts in honour or memory, YWCA Toronto can mail or email a card to the honouree or their family, letting them know of your thoughtful gift.

For more information, contact Winky Chan, Donor Services & Administrative Officer at wchan@ywcatoronto.org or 416-961-8100 x 335.


Make your values your legacy by including YWCA Toronto in your will.
Join the YWCA Toronto Monarch Society – a group of people who have made planned and bequest gifts to YWCA Toronto – and you can create long-lasting change in your community in a simple and tax-effective way.

Support YWCA Toronto through your financial and estate plans, including:
- stocks or securities
- bequest of cash or property
- registered retirement savings plans
- life insurance
- gifts of residual interest
- charitable remainder trusts
- annuities

We can work with you to develop a plan that you can review with your professional advisors.

A legacy gift today will transform the lives of women, girls and gender diverse individuals tomorrow. Download our Legacy Gift Confirmation Form.

Have you already arranged to support YWCA Toronto? Please contact us to let us know if you wish to include YWCA Toronto in your will or if you already have.

We want to thank you and ensure we can fulfill your wishes.

Visit the Leave a Gift in Your Will page.
For more information, contact Monika Sormova, Manager of Foundations and Planned Giving  at MSormova@ywcatoronto.org or 416.961.8101 x327.


Becoming a Turning Point Partner is an outstanding and impactful way to demonstrate your steadfast support for women, girls and gender diverse individuals.

By giving an annual gift of $1,000 or more, you are automatically welcomed as a Turning Point Partner, one of a group of dedicated people who help transform the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged women, girls and gender diverse individuals in Toronto.

Turning Point Partners enjoy:
- Invitations to annual thank you receptions
- Access to special events throughout the year featuring dynamic speakers on women’s issues and philanthropy
- Up-to-date communications about the impact of your donation through our Turning Point Partner newsletter
- Recognition in our Annual Report, on our website listings and on our annual donor wall at the Elm St. location

Partner today.

For more information, contact Mitzi Reinsilber, Manager of Annual Giving at mreinsilber@ywcatoronto.org or 416.961.8100 x359

The Circle of Distinction provides members with opportunities to collaborate with and mentor each other through uniquely designed initiatives and activities. Circle members collectively strengthen the vital work of ensuring advancement of women, girls and gender diverse individuals in our community and world-wide.

For more information on the Circle of Distinction and the Distinction Fund, please contact Faith Feingold, Head of Major Gifts at FFeingold@ywcatoronto.org or 416.961.8100 x361.

Please contact Varshini Navendra, Database Officer at vnavendra@ywcatoronto.org or 416.961.8100 x352 for more information and to receive our Letter of Authorization.

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