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 seeking our support.

Double your donation by submitting a Matching Gift reguest 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.

Donate now by Phone or Mail

To make a donation now using your credit card please call (902) 423-5049

Please mail cheque donations to:

Adsum for Women & Children
2421 Brunswick Street
Halifax, NS  B2K 2Z4

Donate Online

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.

Monthly Gifts

Making a monthly gift is a convenient way to make an ongoing contribution to Adsum. By signing up for pre-authorized gifts through your bank account or credit card you will help Adsum look forward to growing its programs and services for the rising number of women seeking our support.

To sign up for our Monthly Giving program, please contact

Holiday Giving

Find the perfect solution with a meaningful gift for people on your list. Each gift helps Adsum bring hope, security, self-esteem and choice to women and families in your community. Shop now at or call 902-423-5049 to donate by phone.

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.

To make a gift in memory or as a tribute please call (902) 423-5049, donate online or mail your gift to the address above. Please remember to provide contact information if you would like us to send a card to a family member or friend.

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. A legacy gift to Adsum for Women & Children will impact the lives of women, children and female 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