Donations and Planned Giving

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Throughout the year, Adsum for Women & Children relies on the generosity of donors to continue providing housing, programs and services for women, families, youth and transgender individuals. Through cash donations, gifts of stock, legacy gifts, and other giving vehicles, we are able to ensure that our doors are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women and families seeking our support.

Donate Online Once or Monthly

To make a gift to Adsum online, please click on the CanadaHelps logo and you will be taken to our online giving portal. CanadaHelps' mission is to provide accessible and affordable online technology to both donors and charities in order to promote – and ultimately increase – charitable giving in Canada.  After making your donation online you will immediately receive your receipt by email.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

We are honoured to receive memorial gifts and send notification of donations to family members as requested. Adsum also benefits from donations made in celebration of special occasions and achievements.  If you would like to honour a friend's birthday or wedding, let a teacher know they're appreciated or acknowledge someone special's milestone, a donation to Adsum is a unique gift that makes a difference to so many.

Holiday Giving

Find the perfect solution for special occasion giving with a meaningful donation for people who are hard to shop for. Each gift purchase brings hope, security, self-esteem and choice to women and families in this community.

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of securities to Adsum result in much-needed funds for our organization and can have significant tax benefits for the donor.  We are happy to help you and your financial advisor with this type of donation.  Please contact Kathy McNab, Fund Developer at (902) 422-3389 or for more information.

Planned Giving - Leave your Legacy

When planning how their legacies will live on, many donors choose to include non-profit organizations which allow more money for giving and for their families. A legacy gift to Adsum for Women & Children will impact the lives of marginalized women, children and youth for years to come. There are a number of ways to make planned gifts: bequests, gifts of stock, life insurance and charitable remainder trusts. For more information on making a planned gift to Adsum please contact Kathy McNab at (902) 422-3389 or by email at

Donate by Phone - Please call (902)423-5049

Donate by Mail

Adsum for Women & Children
2421 Brunswick Street
Halifax, NS  B2K 2Z4
Double your donation by submitting a Matching Gift request if you work for or are retired from one of the many companies who match your gift to us. See the Matching Gift Company list below.