Thank you for your interest in supporting Inn from the Cold. It is through generous contributions from people like you that we can help Calgary’s homeless children and their families create more hopeful futures for themselves.
Inn from the Cold is a good investment in our community with 83.5% of our resources going to the operation and support of our programs, including emergency shelter services and basic needs. We are diligent stewards of your donations and are very proud to once again have received a 4 star Charity Intelligence rating for excelling in accountability to donors, financial transparency and cost-efficiency.
Inn from the Cold Society is planning to raise an estimated $4,000,000 in the 2015/16 fiscal year through fundraising activities, which will cost our organization an estimated $598,639. The money we raise will help create a brighter future for homeless families in our community.
How to Give
There are many ways to give to the Inn. The quickest and easiest way to make a donation is to give online. For those who wish to donate in person, please be aware that our office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept in-person donations over the weekend, as the appropriate staff are not onsite to assist at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
- Make A Gift – for yourself, or in honour of somebody else.
- Give Monthly – become a part of the Inn Crowd!
- Sponsor a Meal – help us provide nutritious meals to our guests.
Please take a look at our Wishlist to discover what our most pressing needs are at the Emergency Family Shelter. Please note that while we are thankful for your support, we are unable to accept donations of used, gently-used or out-of-package items due to health and safety concerns.
- Winter Wishlist (1.7 mb)
- Back To School (308 kb)
- Arts and Crafts Supplies (203 kb)
- Food Needs (332 kb)
- Infant & Children’s Items (619 kb)
More Ways to Give
Donate A Car Canada
Donate A Car Canada accepts vehicle donations for Inn From the Cold. To donate a car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to the Inn, go to www.donatecar.ca. Donate A Car provides free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after everything to make your donation easy for you to support Inn From the Cold. Donate now at www.donatecar.ca and Inn From the Cold will send you a tax receipt after your car donation is complete! Learn More
Securities & Shares
Sponsor Energy’s Community Partners Program
When you switch to Sponsor Energy, 50% of the profits made on your energy usage will be donated to the charity of your choice. Learn More