The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is a registered Canadian charity that accepts donations to fuel its efforts to progress advocacy and education on behalf of people with Down syndrome and their families (Canada Customs and Revenue Agency Business Number 11883 0751 RR 0001). There are many ways to donate to CDSS and help people with Down syndrome. Choose your method and start donating today! An official tax receipt will be emailed or mailed to you within five to ten business days. For donations $30 and above an official tax receipt will be provided.
What better way to “See The Ability” than to honour a loved one or recognize a special occasion by making a difference for Canadians with Down syndrome?
To donate in honour of someone, you can contact us or select “In honour of” when you fill in the form below. You will receive a tax receipt for your generous gift. CDSS will acknowledge your gift by sending your recipient an e-card or mailed card with your personal message.
A memorial gift is a wonderful way to honour life and express sympathy. Remember someone you love by making a donation in his or her memory to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. You will contribute to an important cause and help Canadians See The Ability. You will receive a tax receipt for your generous support, and CDSS will acknowledge your thoughtful gift by sending a card or an e-card with your personal message to the bereaved family or recipient of your choice. To donate in memory of someone, contact us or select “In memory of” when you fill in the form below.
Monthly donations provide consistent financial support to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, reducing our administrative costs, and giving your donation further impact and reach in supporting Canadians with Down syndrome and their families. Through our pre-authorized giving program, you can pledge your support on a monthly basis, receive a valuable tax receipt and incorporate your charitable giving into your monthly financial plan.
To arrange a monthly donation to CDSS, you can select it on the online donation form below, or you can set it up over the phone. Please call our office at 1-800-883-5608 or 403-270-8500 and a CDSS staff member would be happy to assist you.
During the COVID-19 crisis, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society is here to serve its membership, and anyone who may need access to information and resources about Down syndrome.
Although our office is temporarily closed, our team remains available to serve you via remote operations.
You can reach us toll free in Canada at 800.883.5608 or 403.270.8500, where we ask that you leave a message in our general mailbox, or with a specific team member via the staff directory. You can also reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here to visit our health resources page which now includes COVID-19 information. COVID-19 resources are also available via social media at the links below. Browse hashtag #T21COVID19 when seeking out resources that are specific to Down syndrome and COVID-19.
We wish you all well and are happy that we are able to stay in touch electronically and by phone. We encourage you to follow the advice of the Government of Canada and local health authorities to stay safe and well during these challenging times.
We greatly appreciate your generous support which enables us to continue our work. To donate, please visit our secure link at: