Help Us to Help Others

Wellwood is a registered charity and relies entirely on donations and grants to provide all of our programs free of charge to everyone affected by cancer. Thank you for your support.

Accredited through Imagine Canada's Standards Program, which only awards this designation to charities and non-profits that demonstrate excellence in five areas of operations, we are proud to be proven ethical and responsible custodians of your donor dollars. 

Charitable registration #89695 5036 RR0001. Income Tax receipts are automatically issued for all gifts over $20.

Upcoming Fundraising Events

You can enjoy all of our annual FUNdraisers throughout 2017: 

Our 19th annual Walk/Run/Wheel for Colorectal Cancer Awareness is on October 15, at McMaster Student Centre.  For details, registration and fundraising, please visit our Walk/Run/Wheel Website

Our 3rd annual Holiday Gift Bazaar is on November 18, 10 am - 2 pm, held at our community site.  This vibrant fundraiser features a wide variety of unique gifts, form original art to baking and handmade jewelry. 

Want more information?  Check out our facebook page for regular updates!

Monthly Giving

We invite you to consider dividing your giving over twelve months to make it easier on your pocketbook and to ensure consistent support of our free programs all year long.  Connect with our House Manager, Kate Knight to set up a planned monthly gift to support us through the year.    

Single Gift Giving

Prefer to make a gift online?  Click here to donate through Canada Helps and, while you are on the page, check out our current fundraising campaigns to see your support in action.

Memorial & Honorary Giving

A gift to Wellwood is a wonderful and meaningful way to honour or remember a loved one. Please consider Wellwood as a recipient for these very special donations.  We will be pleased to send a lovely card advising those whom you wish to be notified of your gift. 

Celebrating a milestone?

Whether you're running your first 10K race, turning 50 or planning a wedding anniversary celebration, why not create a giving page and send a link to collect online donations in honour of your special occasion?

Planned Giving

Making pre-arrangements?  Please consider advising loved ones and your funeral home director that you wish for memorial donations to go to Wellwood.  Supporting our work is yet another way to leave a wonderful legacy.

Should you be planning to leave a donation to Wellwood in your will, we encourage you to discuss your wishes with your lawyer and family members.

Another way to leave a legacy gift is to purchase a life insurance policy with Wellwood as the beneficiary.  We invite you to ask your insurance broker for suggestions!

Donations of Stocks

To make a gift from your investment portfolio, please click here, complete the form and send a copy to: Shandi Tocheri (at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax#416-867-9706.)

Our commitment to you

As responsible custodians of donated funds, Wellwood is committed to transparency, accountability and exercises due care in ethical fundraising and financial reporting.  For more information, we invite you to visit the following links:

Read our Reports to the Community;
See our audited Financial Statements;
View our registered charity info at Canada Revenue Agency;
Check our Confidentiality and Privacy policies; 
Check our Fundraising and Investment policies.