Student Open Circles is supported by the generosity of donors, local community partners, and grants
Every contribution makes a difference


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Ways to Donate

  • To donate, fill out the form at the bottom of this page
  • Monthly or one-time donations using a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express), Interac card, or Paypal
  • To donate, fill out the form at the bottom of this page
  • In the Dedication Information section, select In Memory Of or In Honour Of
  • Select Send a free eCard to choose a card and enter a message
  • Note: eCards do not include a message from Student Open Circles or the gift you have chosen (what you enter in Your Message is the only content that will be sent)
  • Give a gift that changes lives, with our charity Gift Guide
  • Send a free eCard to the recipient
  • For one-time gifts or post-dated cheques for planned giving throughout the year
  • Mail to: Student Open Circles, TSH B110, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M2
  • Please make cheques payable to Student Open Circles
  • You will receive a Canadian income tax receipt (Charitable Registration Number: 89144 4309 RR0001)
  • We accept Interac e-Transfers, which can be sent via online banking from participating financial institutions
  • E-transfers can be sent to
  • Your transfer will be auto-deposited (no security question needed)
  • This method does not allow automatically repeating donations
  • There is no processing fee deducted from your donation, however there may be a service fee charged by your financial institution
  • If you need any assistance on donating using Interac e-Transfer, please contact us for instructions
  • Direct donations of securities and mutual funds can be made through Canada Helps

  • You will receive a Canadian income tax receipt for the current market value of the securities from Canada Helps

Donate Securities through Canada Helps