Make a Donation

Thank you for considering making a donation to Meals on Wheels!
Your donation will help individuals maintain their health and independence at home.

As a non-profit organization, Meals on Wheels relies heavily on donations in order to provide affordable meals to those at risk. Please help us achieve our annual $65,000 financial goal.

Donations can be made online or by cheque payable and mailed to Meals on Wheels.

Donation Options:

General Donations: A charitable donation receipt will be mailed to you.

Designated Donations: Designated donations can also be made using the United Way payroll deduction form by simply writing in “The King’s Daughters Dinner Wagon” as our name in the Other Canadian Registered Charities section and our BN/Registration # 11898 1778 RR0001.

Giving In Memory or In Honour:
To assist you, Meals on Wheels will send a personalized card to a specified individual to acknowledge your donation on their behalf, either in memory or to honour their birthday, holiday, or special occasion.

The amount of your donation will remain confidential.

Please specify if you would like the charitable donation receipt in your name or another recipient.

Planned Giving: By remembering Meals on Wheels in your will, you can play a significant role to help guarantee our program remains available to the community in future generations.  Please see our brochure for Planned Giving.

Planned Giving Brochure

Mindy Robineau Fund …Providing for those who cannot afford
Our Client Coordinator, Mindy Robineau, passed away at the age of 26 in the fall of 2006 after a short battle with cancer. To honour her memory, we created the Mindy Robineau Memorial Fund. This Fund is used to support meal subsidies to help us ensure nobody goes without food for lack of financial resources. This Fund needs to be replenished every year and we are always looking for contributions. Please help us if you can by making a designated contribution to the Fund!

A charitable donation receipt will be mailed to you.

Employee Matching Gifts
You might be able to make your donation go farther. Many companies encourage employees to donate to their favourite charities by matching their contribution, sometimes dollar-for-dollar or more. Please talk to your employer for more information.

In-Kind Donations
In-Kind donations of products or services help us alleviate pressure on our operating budget. Additionally, we also welcome donations for door prizes or centre pieces for our annual volunteer appreciation reception.

Please call our Executive Director at 613-233-2424 to see how you can help.

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Our Commitment to Donors

We Believe:

  • That our donors are an integral part of Meals on Wheels success; we recognize the importance of building trust with our financial partners.
  • That each gift regardless of size is honorable and worthy of recognition and response.
  • That each donor has a right to know their donation is being used.
  • That all donor information is confidential.

We Pledge:

  • To respond to each donation in a timely manner with a personal letter and donation receipt.
  • To keep donors informed regarding agency activities and needs through regular communications such as newsletters and personal letters. Annual reports will be available for donors who request them.
  • To maintain accurate records and guard against the trading and selling of donor lists.
  • To uphold the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy’s Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code thus guarding the donor’s rights and ensuring responsible fundraising and financial practices.


Did you know?

The first delivery of frozen meals was made on April 25th, 1991.