FAQ

Below is a list of commonly-asked questions and their corresponding answers. If your question is not answered here, please contact the Foundation office at 416-597-3040 or email trf@uhn.ca.
What types of causes does TRF support?

Toronto Rehab Foundation provides support to help meet the growing rehabilitation needs of our community, which include: an aging population, complex and chronic health issues, and higher survival rates for many diseases. Our various sites provide excellent patient care, research and innovative education in the following Programs:

  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Complex Continuing Care
  • Geriatric Rehab
  • Long-term Care
  • Musculoskeletal Rehab
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Rehab
Where Do I Send My Donation?
By mail and in person: 550 University Avenue, 3rd Floor Toronto, ON M5G 2A2 or Donate Now online
Who should I make my cheque out to?
Toronto Rehab Foundation
What credit cards do you accept for donations?
We accept all major credit cards for donations.
May I specify how my donation is to be used?
Yes. Most individual donations are "unrestricted," which means they will be used by Toronto Rehab where the need is greatest. Donations can also be designated to support research, a specific program or project.
In which areas is Toronto Rehab's need for donations greatest?
Areas of greatest need include our research enterprise, ongoing expansion and redevelopment of our facilities, acquiring new equipment, transportation and amenities and improving education. The Foundation works closely with the Hospital to identify and support priority research, education and patient care programs.
Will you share my personal contact information with others?
No. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. For information on our privacy policy, please call us at 416-597-3040 or email trf@uhn.ca.
How do I update my donor information with you?
If you would like to update your name, address, phone number, or your credit card or banking information for your monthly gift, please contact us at 416-597-3040 or email trf@uhn.ca and let us know your changes.
How are donors recognized by the Toronto Rehab Foundation?
Toronto Rehab Foundation gratefully recognizes its loyal donors for their community spirit and generosity. In addition to tax receipts for all donations of $10 or more, donors who give $5,000 or more are listed in the Foundation's annual report. We also have special programs at various levels to recognize our valuable donors.
When will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?
Tax receipts are instantly generated for all donations made online. Other donations, except monthly donations, are receipted within two to three business days of receiving your gift. Monthly giving donors receive a receipt for their total annual giving at the end of the calendar year.
When a Tribute Gift is made, is the amount of the donation disclosed?
When a donation is made, a card is sent to the family or individual being honoured to acknowledge the donation. The amount of the donation is kept confidential, unless the donor asks that it be disclosed.  Learn more about Tribute Giving.
Are donations from outside Canada tax deductible?
Donations to the Toronto Rehab Foundation may be tax deductible in other countries on income from Canadian sources. However, the Foundation cannot issue tax receipts for the USA or any other country.
How can I donate equipment, art or other property to Toronto Rehab?
New or used equipment will be gratefully accepted upon approval through the Foundation. Charitable receipts may be issued for gifts-in-kind, for the fair market value at the time of the donation. For gifts valued at a $1,000 or more, a written appraisal from an external professional is required. The cost of any such appraisal is the responsibility of the donor. For more information, contact the Foundation at 416-597-3040 or email trf@uhn.ca.
Does the Toronto Rehab Foundation accept future gifts through bequests, securities (stocks, bonds and mutual funds) or life insurance?
Yes. Contact the Foundation at 416-597-3040. Tax receipts can be issued only at the time the gift is actually received.  Learn more about Planned Giving.
How can I get a copy of your annual report and financial statements?

Download our Annual Reports and Financial Statements from our Publications section. Alternatively, you can pick up a hard copy at the Foundation office, located at 550 University Avenue, 3rd Floor.

What is Toronto Rehab Foundation's Charitable Business Number?
Our Charitable Business Number is: 11925 2336 RR0001
Who do I contact if I want to run an event on behalf of the Foundation?
We would be pleased to speak with you about your idea for a community event. Please contact Connie Samson, Associate, Corporate & Community Partnerships at 416-597-3422 ext. 3757.