How To Donate

Donations to the Durham Rape Crisis Centre can be made in a variety of different ways:

Donations can be mailed to:

P.O. Box 30525
438 King Street West
Oshawa, ON
L1J 8L8

We can also be reached directly at 905-444-9672 or to arrange pick up or drop off for monetary donations or new product donations (see below).

Charitable tax receipts are issued for all donations $25 and above made to our organization.

How Much Should I Donate?

Any and all donations help us continue to provide our services and programming for free in our community! If you are unsure of how much to donate, below are some suggested dollar amounts:

  • $25 = 1 emergency counselling session or 2 accompaniments
  • $50 = 10 crisis calls
  • $100 = 1 counselling session

What Can You Donate?

The Durham Rape Crisis Centre will graciously accept support in a variety of ways. Below is a list of possible options and how to proceed:

  • Monetary Donations – to help support our services and programming
  • New Product Donations – these donations will be used as auction items, door prizes, or raffle items
  • Gift Cards – for everyday items and expenses (i.e., grocery, gas, etc.)

Any and all donations can be either mailed, picked up, or dropped off.

For more information, please contact us.

Amazon Wish List

Take the guess work out of donating by purchasing a gift through our Amazon wish list! All items have been hand-selected to support our clients and their families as they embark on their healing journeys. Simply add your wish list purchases to your cart and proceed to checkout, then select “Durham Rape Crisis Centre’s Gift Registry Address” at shipping. Your donation will be sent directly to us and distributed to our clients!

Self-Care Kits

Through grant funding generously provided by the Ajax Partnership Fund, the Durham Rape Crisis Centre has partnered with Enimsay to offer our community self-care kits for purchase! These handcrafted kits include a soy wax candle, two bars of soap, a journal, and a pen. With the purchase of these kits, 25% of the proceeds will go to the DRCC to support our programming.

Kits can be purchased on the Enimsay website. For shipping addresses in Oshawa or Markham, enter code DRCCShipping2023 at checkout for free shipping.

Donate Your Car

Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for the Durham Rape Crisis Centre. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to the Durham Rape Crisis Centre through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction (depending on its condition, age, and location). Donate A Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for the Durham Rape Crisis Centre to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, you will receive a tax receipt and we will put your gift to good use. Please click here to donate a vehicle.