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Donate a Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for the BC Parks Foundation. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to the BC Parks Foundation through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction (depending on its condition, age and location). Donate a Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for the BC Parks Foundation to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, our charity will send you a tax receipt and will put your gift to good use. Please click here to donate a vehicle.
Note that Canada Revenue Agency doesn’t allow charitable gift receipts for services.
Including real estate or publicly traded securities as a charitable gift to the BC Parks Foundation in your will is also a great way to leave a legacy. For your consideration, sample wording for your will could include, "I wish to make a gift to BC Parks Foundation of 625 Howe Street, Suite 1550, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2T6, charitable registration number 731307492BW0001, as follows:
(i) select from publicly traded securities that I own, if any, at the date of my death, securities (the “Gift Shares”) that collectively have a total fair market value as of the date of my death of not more than $____ (the “Donation Amount”) and transfer the Gift Shares to the BC Parks Foundation;
(ii) if the value of the Gift Shares is less than the Donation Amount, pay the BC Parks Foundation an amount equal to the difference between the Donation Amount and the value of the Gift Shares; and
(iii) it is my hope that the Donation Amount will be applied by the BC Parks Foundation to support the work of the BC Parks Foundation."
Please contact us if you would like to discuss including a legacy gift, real estate, or securities in your will. You can use the form below, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 604-343-3975.
Other ways you can help enhance BC’s world-class parks system
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DESOLATION SOUND PROVINCIAL PARK
MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES
The incredible beauty and recreational opportunities of Desolation Sound draw tens of thousands of visitors like you every year. Isn’t it a wonderful gift to experience this majestic park? To feel relaxed and connected, with ourselves, with loved ones, with nature. To have lasting memories. To pay little or nothing, yet receive so much.
While anchoring in the Park is a free service, increased recreation has caused inadvertent damage to cultural and ecological values. The popularity and increased visitor use mean the Park needs improvements to ensure the area’s significant ecological and cultural values are protected.
Did you know?
B.C.’s provincial parks have experienced an increase of over one million visits every year for the last five years.
By joining others, you can help fund crucial work to maintain trails, improve signage, acquire adjacent lands, and build new structures such as bridges, boardwalks, docks, and more.
Your gift will help keep Desolation Sound beautiful for you and others like you to enjoy. You can make a difference!
We will issue tax receipts for all donations over $20 which can be used to claim charitable tax credits - the more you donate the more you can save!
Other Payment Options:
In addition to credit card and EFT payments through the above form, we also accept cheque, wire, Paypal Giving, and donations of securities.
For full details, including our address and banking information, please email email@example.com.
Official charitable partner of BC Parks
BC's parks are our pride and joy, naturally.”