Get Involed

We can SERVE because of PEOPLE like you!

There are 3 main ways to get involved

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Financial Donations

Dawn Centre does not receive government funding. We rely 100% on the generosity of individuals, churches, local businesses, and community organizations. 

How to support us financially:

  • Donations can be dropped off, or mailed directly, to Dawn Centre. Our address and operating hours are below. 

  • Use embedded donation form below. 

  • Email transfer to bookkeeper@dawncentre.ca. Please be sure to put your name and address in the message box. Answers to security questions can be sent in separate email.

  • Contact us to arrange for pre-authorized payment, either through your checking account or credit card. 

  • Participate in one of our fundraising events. 

 

Contact us at 519-620-0204 or email admin@dawncentre.ca if you are interested in details.

 

Charitable #874460405RR0001. Please note that Dawn Centre is our operational name. Tax receipts are issued from our incorporated, charitable name: Cambridge Pregnancy Resource Centre.

Year end tax receipts will be issued for amounts of $20.00 or greater.

Donor Restricted Gift Policy

Spending of funds is confined to programs and projects approved by the organization.  Should a donor choose to restrict a contribution for use in a particular program or project, we will honor that restriction with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by the organization, the remaining restricted contributions will be used where most needed.  

Personal information will be recorded for tax receipting purposes. Personal information may be used to inform you of our programs and activities including funding needs and opportunities to volunteer and/or donate.  This may be through periodic contacts, special events and surveys. Please inform us if you do not want to receive future communications.

We respect your privacy and adhere to legislated privacy requirements.  We ensure that the personal information we collect about you is safeguarded and compliant with current policy legislation. 

 

On occasion Dawn Centre publicly recognizes the names of our donors.   Before Dawn Centre uses any of your personal information publicly we will obtain your written consent to do so. We do not sell, trade or rent out any names or personal information.

 

If you have any questions about the application of our privacy policy or if at any time you do not consent to having your personal information used for the purposes set out above, please contact our Executive Director.

 
 

Volunteering

Our clients and staff rely on our volunteers. Volunteers are an integral part of the care we are able to share with our community. If you have a heart to support individuals and families in our city with your time and talents, please get in touch with us by email at admin@dawncentre.ca or call us at 519-620-0204.

Below is a list of possible volunteer opportunities. The need for specific roles may fluctuate, yet we encourage you to reach out for more information.

  • Care Closet maintenance

  • Peer support (for pregnant and parenting clients)

  • Administrative support

  • IT support

  • Fundraising support

  • Volunteer nurses

  • Health care professionals for our Medical Advisory Team

  • Board Members (link with more information)

Material Donations

We welcome donations of new and gently used items used during pregnancy and for the care of infants from birth to 2 years of age. We ask that fabric items be  laundered/folded and equipment be clean. Items can be dropped off during office hours. 

Items that we receive:  infant and maternity clothes , diapers, wipes, formula, toiletries, baby bathtubs, baby carriers, diaper bags, exersaucers, toys (not stuffed animals), blankets, books, etc. 

In response to the pandemic, we are limiting the material donations that we take in. Please call the centre to inquire what we are receiving and to arrange for drop off of items.