Help Put BC Children and Youth First!
Donate to First Call to help us put BC’s children and youth first through public education, community mobilization and public policy advocacy!
You can make an online donation to First Call via credit card through the Vancity Community Foundation. However, if you would prefer to make your credit card donation over the phone, please call 604-709-6970.
To donate by cash or cheque, please download our donation form and mail it with your donation to:
First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
322-312 Main Street
By making a monthly donation to First Call, you will join a committed group of individuals who understand the importance of public policy advocacy to ensure that BC puts children and youth first! Monthly gifts can be made by pre-authorized debit or by credit card. After that, you will receive a single cumulative tax receipt from the Vancity Community Foundation at the end of the year for their donations. Click here for more information on how to become a monthly donor.
OTHER WAYS TO DONATE:
If you are a Vancity member, you can now make a donation directly from your Vancity account or Vancity Visa through Vancity online banking. Once you have logged into online banking, under the “Pay Bills” section choose “VCF Donation Form.” You can then choose “First Call BC” from the drop-down menu of “Funds to Donate to” and fill in your contact details and method of payment (account transfer or Vancity Visa).
You can log in to your Vancity account here.
Points collected on Vancity Visa cards can be donated to First Call. Meanwhile, First Call receives $10 for every 1,000 points donated (minimum 2,000 points).
To make your contribution to First Call using your Vancity points visit your local Vancity branch or go to the Charitable Rewards redemption page at My Visa Rewards Plus. The name of registered Canadian charity is “Vancity Community Foundation.” After that, make sure to indicate that the donation is in honour of “First Call.”
Leaving a legacy gift enables you to plan now to make a gift to First Call in the future. What greater legacy than supporting BC’s children and youth?
If you are able to make a larger gift, consider supporting First Call’s endowment fund at the Vancity Community Foundation. This will then provide long-term funding in the form of interest to First Call.
Your workplace can help support children and youth. Find out about setting up a Workplace Giving Program for First Call at your place of work.
First Call’s charitable activities are hosted by the Vancity Community Foundation. Tax receipts for all donations above $20 will be issued on behalf of First Call by the Vancity Community Foundation (charitable registration number BN 89202 8242 RR0001).