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Join our community of heroes so we can continue to provide meaningful programs for burn survivors across BC and the Yukon.

One Time Donation

Give today and support burn survivors across BC and the Yukon.

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Monthly Giving

Monthly giving helps your gift have a greater impact year-round.

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Corporate Giving

From matching campaigns and corporate sponsorships, to volunteer opportunities, our team can suggest an opportunity that works for your organization. 

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More ways to give

Make a meaningful and lasting impact for the burn survivor community with a donation today.

Gifts in Tribute

Dedicate a donation to someone special, or in memory of a loved one, and you will help empower a burn survivor to thrive. Your donation will make an impact where the need is greatest or to a program that is most meaningful to you. When you donate in honour or in memory, you can request a card to be sent on your behalf to a recipient of your choice.

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Planned Giving

From leaving a gift in your will, donating land and estates, to making the Burn Fund a beneficiary of your registered tax savings accounts, we will be happy to speak with you about the different ways you can make this meaningful gift, ensuring you leave a lasting legacy.

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Fundraising Events

No matter how big or small, your fundraiser can make a difference. Support burn survivors by doing something you love – it could be a walk, run, car wash or pancake breakfast. There are so many options and we are here to help you!

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Gifts of Securities

Donate stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares instead of cash and you’ll extend your tax savings even further. When you donate these types of securities to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, you benefit in two ways:

  • You receive an immediate donation receipt for the fair market value of the security, and
  • You benefit from the complete elimination of capital gains tax on those shares.

FAQ

The following are some frequently asked questions about our organization. If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact us at info@burnfund.org

There are four easy ways to make a donation: You can make a one-time or monthly donation quickly and securely online. Call us at (604) 436-5617. Mail a cheque payable to: ‘BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund’, 3891 Main Street, Vancouver BC V5V 3P1, or in-person at the Burn Fund Centre. Address above.

When making a gift, it is extremely important to use the correct name: BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and charitable number: 89147 5345 RR0001

Tribute gifts can be made directly from our website on our Donate page. Select Tribute Gift and include the details. Use the comment box to add a personalized message and we will include it in the tribute letter. You can also call the Burn Fund office at (604) 436-5617 and ask to make a tribute gift. If requested, tribute recipients receive a Burn Fund tribute letter with the information you provided. Donation amounts are never shared.

Please call us on (604) 436-5617 or email info@burnfund.org.

Please call us at (604) 436-5617 or email info@burnfund.org with the following information: Your full name; Mailing address; Email address; Date or approximate date gift was made (MM/DD/YYYY); Gift amount ($CAD).

Donors who contribute $10.00 CAD or more will receive an official receipt for tax purposes from the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund. Cash donations made in-person at any of our events i.e. Bright Nights are not tax deductible.

For donations made online, the donor will receive an immediate electronic receipt by email. For donations made by cheque or by phone, you will receive a tax receipt in the mail at the address you provide us. If you are a monthly donor, your selected monthly donation amount will be charged to your credit card on the 1st of each month. An annual receipt totaling your monthly gifts will be emailed to you in February.

Please call us at (604) 436-5617 or email info@burnfund.org. A reminder that due to CRA regulation, qualifying tax receipts can only be issued in the name(s) listed on the card or account holder information.

Yes. To set up a new monthly gift or to make changes or updates to an existing monthly donation, please call 604-436-5617 or email info@burnfund.org.

To update your contact details and/or to change the frequency of our communications, please email us at info@burnfund.org. If you are updating your contact information, please provide your old information and new information to ensure we update the correct records.

No. The BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund does not do any phone or door-to-door fundraising. If you receive calls asking for donations for a ‘Burn Fund’, we can categorically say it is not us. Please enquire directly with them as to which charity or foundation they are canvassing for.

Thank you for choosing to fundraise with us! A community fundraiser for the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund provides important funds that support our mission and allow us to keep doing this vitally important work. To chat with us about starting your own fundraiser contact info@burnfund.org.

Media interviews can be arranged by contacting jane@burnfund.org or (604) 436-5617

If you are a burn survivor, parent or caregiver and would like to discuss our program offerings or get support please contact info@burnfund.org or (604) 436-5617.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund! We have lots of ways that volunteers can be involved. Please fill out this form and someone from the Burn Fund will contact you.

  • Burn Awareness Week

    February 4 – 10, 2024

    Every year the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund launches an awareness campaign on burns and fire safety. This year’s theme is flammable liquids.

Our Signature Events

From the magical Bright Nights in Stanley Park to the Capilano Group Responder Dinner, the Burn Fund’s long-established events are not to be missed.

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