Ways To Give
As you know, the Ark Aid Street Mission is a non-profit organization and registered Canadian charity (106721194RR0001) dedicated to aiding those less fortunate. We gladly accept and appreciate any and all donations. With the economic down turn we are needing to help more families all the time which makes it an even more important time to support the Ark Aid Street Mission.
You can make a difference in someone’s life!
The Ark Aid Street Mission is accredited by the Better Business Bureau, meeting all 20 standards for Charity Accountability.
We prepare and serve supper six nights a week for 70-100 people. If you would like to donate food, please call or email for our current needs or click here to see a standard list of needs.
New or good used clothes (no stains, tears, etc) are always welcome and can be dropped off during office hours (parking at the back of the building). Items are given away free or for a token donation .
Funds are always needed to cook the food, heat the building, run the van to collect donated food and pay the modest wages of the few staff. Donations of $20 or more will receive a receipt for income tax purposes.
Donations may be made via cheques made payable to Ark Aid Street Mission, Inc. dropped off or mailed to 696 Dundas St. London, ON N5W 2Z4
An Interac e-Transfer will be automatically deposited in the Ark’s bank from your online banking by sending an email to [email protected]. Please include your mailing address in the Message box.
Pre-authorized monthly withdrawals from a bank account are convenient for both the donor and charity and only take a few minutes to set up. You determine the amount you would like to give monthly and can change or discontinue at any time. The amount will be withdrawn on the 20th of each month. Please download, complete and sign this form and mail it along with a void cheque to the office. You can also request the form be sent to you by email, or by calling the office. Receipts for pre-authorized donations will be sent at year-end, unless otherwise requested.
Canada Helps is a Canadian charity that exists to provide inexpensive online donation capability to Canadian charities. You will make your donation to CanadaHelps by clicking the button, designating “Ark Aid Street Mission, Inc”. CanadaHelps will then process the credit card donation, issue you an official receipt for income tax purposes (by email or downloading) and forward the donation to us after deducting the transaction fee (3.9%). Repeating monthly donations can also be set up with CanadaHelps.
There are significant tax saving opportunities by donating securities (eg. stocks, mutual funds), especially if they have capital gains. Please consult your financial advisor. You can donate publicly traded securities to Ark Aid Street Mission through CanadaHelps for the low cost of 2-3%. Click the button to make the donation online and receive your tax receipt for the value of the donation on the day the gift is made. or call our office (519-667-0322) for assistance.
Donations at Work
To our valued member’s and anonymous donors we thank you sincerely. Your donations and volunteer efforts have truly made a difference in the lives of many. You will be updated regularly on our website of the programs and successes of the Ark Aid Street Mission. We are excited to share with you how your donations are helping to change lives.