Make a Financial Donation

Start Me Up Niagara is a CRA Registered Charity.

Official income tax receipts are issued for financial donations of $10 or more.

Donate online via Canada Helps

You can make an immediate financial donation through Canada Helps. Donations may be a one-time gift or a recurring monthly donation, and Donation Cards may be purchased as meaningful gifts for friends or family. Receipts made for donations made via Canada Helps are issued immediately by email. Click the red “Donate NOW” button at the top of the page to make an online donation through Canada Helps.

Donate by mail

You can send your financial donation by cheque. Send cheques payable to “Start Me Up Niagara” to our mailing address shown at the bottom of the page.

Donate in-person

You can make a financial donation by cash or cheque directly to Start Me Up Niagara by visiting our Outreach Centre at 17 Gale Crescent, St. Catharines.

Stock Donations

CRA permits donations of stock as in-kind donations to charities. This may have positive impact on an individual’s tax treatment for capital gains. SMUN has an established stock transfer account. Contact Susan Venditti at to discuss.

Become a Lunch Club member

Start Me Up Niagara serves over two hundred hot lunches at our Outreach Centre each weekend. Your donation of $200 will cover the cost of groceries. Choose your weekend and volunteer to serve if desired. For details contact Tony Venditti at