Frequently Asked Questions


Visit our donate section to make an online donation!

Yes we do! We welcome any new or old items like books, school supplies, and sports equipment. For specific donations for each campaign, check our FAQ Section In-Kind Donations.

Anyone can donate! All donations are welcomed and greatly appreciated in reaching our goal.

We work with CanadaHelps—a well-established intermediary connecting donors and Canadian charities—to ensure the security of online donations. Make a donation on our CanadaHelps page today!

With CanadaHelps, you will get an instant tax-receipt and tax-time reminders. Please view these FAQs on CanadaHelps to learn more. For more information on this, please contact

Please feel free to reach out to We frequently monitor this email account and will respond to you within our hours of operation.

Make a Difference


If you would like to support YRES and allow us to choose how to allocate your donation, you can donate to our “Invest in Tomorrow’s Education (General)” campaign. To do so, go to our “Donate Now!” section and select the “Invest in Tomorrow’s Education (General)” fund. By default, this is the fund that is selected.

YRES is a non-profit organization that relies heavily on donations and volunteer support. Our current goal is to raise $5000 CAD to fund our five campaigns (link to Campaigns page). Through your help, we can continue to improve these programs and open new opportunities.

Yes you can! Through our CanadaHelps page, we will be accepting donations for all our campaigns. Please refer to our “Donate Now!” section to make a donation.

In-kind/Item Donations

To support building our library, we welcome new/used English or French language books for children ages 5-12 years old from any genre.

We accept items like markers, pencils, notebooks, soft foam balls, basketballs and more. Please view the Sports and School Supplies campaign for a full list of items.

Any new or used computer equipment, office supplies or office furniture would be greatly appreciated. Please visit our YRES Computer Lab page for the complete list of acceptable donations.

To arrange a pick-up, please contact us via email at

Other ways to donate

We actively welcome new volunteers! Please visit our Volunteer page for more information.

If you are from an organization that aligns with our mission, we welcome new partners! Visit our Membership section to learn more on partnering with us. To discuss opportunities, email

Additionally, sharing the link to our CanadaHelps page or our donations page with others would be greatly appreciated!

If you are from an organization that aligns with the interests and mission of YRES, we would love to collaborate with you on workshops for our programs! Please contact for more details or visit our Membership webpage.

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