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    The work that the Tendaji Charitable Foundation does would not be possible without our amazing team. Our Board Members, Executive Director and volunteers help to facilitate the work that the Foundation does in the community. Thank you to all those who believe in the vision and mission of The Tendaji Charitable Foundation. As the Tendaji Charitable Foundation is a registered charity, all donations are eligible for a tax receipt. This means that you can deduct your donation from your taxes.


    If you would like to make a financial contribution to the Tendaji Charitable Foundation you are able to make a donation in the following ways: 

    • Through an e-transfer. Please contact the Tendaji Charitable Foundation for more information.

    Please note the following:

    Tax receipts will be issued for donations $ 20.00 and above.

    • For new in-kind donations, a tax receipt will be issued for the current market value of the items.

    • Gift card donations are eligible for a tax receipt for their value.


    The Tendaji Charitable Foundation will determine the market value of all in-kind donations in order to issue a tax receipt that is in compliance with applicable laws.




  • In-Kind Donations

    Many individuals and families are struggling to afford the basic necessities of life. Due to homelessness, housing precarity, the high cost of living, inflation, and precarious jobs many people are struggling just to meet their basics needs. Our clients include people who are: homeless, living in precarious housing, single mothers with children, newcomers and immigrants escaping war and violence.


    The Tendaji Charitable Foundation’s Poverty Alleviation Program provides assistance to people struggling to afford the basics such as food, clothing and hygiene items.


    For our Poverty Alleviation Program, the most needed in-kind donation items include:

    • Grocery store gift cards and food vouchers to stores such as: No Frills, Loblaws, Sobey’s, Food Basics and other grocery stores.

    • Hygiene items: soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, feminine hygiene products and razors. In lieu of these items gift cards can also be donated from stores such as Walmart, Dollarama and Shopper’s Drug Mart.

    • Clothing items: children’s and youth clothing items for boys and girls under 12 years of age and clothing for youth aged 13-17 years old .

    • Back to work clothing for women experiencing homelessness, precarious work or are transitioning to employment from social assistance.


    In lieu of these in-kind donations, gift cards can also be donated from stores where clothing items for our recipients can be purchased such as Walmart etc. Many children and youth in our community live in families who are struggling financially and cannot afford the basics which includes educational items for school. The Tendaji Charitable Foundation is proud to support children and youth on their journey to obtain a good education in order to realize their goals, dreams and reach their full potential. For our Back-to-School Program and School Support Program, the most needed in-kind donation items include:


    • Backpacks and bookbags for children and youth (boys and girls) under 18 years of age.

    • School supplies: paper, pens, pencils, binders, erasers, sharpeners etc.

    • Computers and tablets.


    For our Back-to-School Program and School Support Program, gift cards from stores like Walmart, Best Buy and Dollarama and other similar stores can also be donated to purchase the items required for our programs. The Tendaji Charitable Foundation values our donors and supporters. The Foundation will work with you in order to facilitate your donation. Please reach out to us if you require more information on how your donation can support the work of The Tendaji Charitable Foundation.

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  • Your Donation Makes a Difference!

    Every Donation Helps to Deliver Our Programs and Services