Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make a donation in honour or in memory of someone?

These types of donations are Tribute Gifts. Please go to our donation page and select “Tribute Gift” and complete the required fields.

You can also call our office at 204-787-4400 or mail your donation to:

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba

CE501-840 Sherbrook St. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1S1

Please ensure you provide us with the name of the person you are honouring and the address where we can send a notification of your gift.

My school/workplace would like to plan a fundraiser. How do we get started?

Our staff would be happy to answer any questions regarding fundraising activities or third-party events. Please call 204-787-4400 and ask for a member of our development staff. You can also find a lot of great ideas here.

Where can I donate books for the Children’s Hospital Book Market?

Books can be dropped off at any Winnipeg Fire Station or Dufresne’s Furniture locations. They are accepted year round.

For more information, visit our event page for the Children’s Hospital Book Market.

When will my tax receipt be mailed to me?

The Foundation issues donation receipts for any cash donation over $20.00. Tax receipts are mailed 1-2 weeks after your donation is received.

Online donations are receipted immediately and sent to the e-mail address provided.

If you have not received your tax receipt or require a copy, please contact our front desk at 204-787-4400.

How do I donate toys, knitting/sewing, or holiday treats?

New toys are gratefully accepted. All toys must be age appropriate and safe. We do not accept aggressive toys, e.g. toy weapons or violent video games/DVD movies. Toys with small parts will also not be accepted.

For more information, visit our Other Ways to Give page that has information on toy and sewing donations.

I would like to volunteer. What do I need to do?

If you would like to volunteer within Children’s Hospital, you will need to register with HSC Volunteer Services.

If you want to volunteer at any of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba events, please fill out the Volunteer Inquiry Form, and we will contact you when a volunteer opportunity arises.

How secure is my information?

The Children’s Hospital Foundation has made sure that strong security guidelines are in place to protect this data, its use and release and we follow government guidelines for privacy policy.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba does not rent, trade or sell information to any outside organizations.