Donate | At Mainsprings we rely on the generosity of individuals, families, corporations and churches who provide financial, and material donations to support our programs and participants.

Funding Hope

Your support will have generational impact

“You have been the biggest pillar of support in my recent years. It means the world to me to have the opportunity to know someone like you and be able to learn from you and to have been able to build such a level of trust that I actually feel comfortable sharing my darkest moments with you.

It gives me hope that there’s the possibility to turn my life around and be the individual/ mom/ and partner I’ve always aspired to be.” – Melinda

*formerly Pregnancy Care Centre

Financial Contributions

Monetary Donations
Stocks & Bonds
Leave a Legacy

Monetary Donations

Your monetary donations make an immediate and tangible impact, fueling our mission and providing vital support to young families. Every contribution matters and helps build a stronger, and healthier community by addressing poverty, support, connection and knowlege. You are our partners in changing generations.

Stocks & Bonds

Donating to Mainsprings through stocks and bonds is an impactful way to support struggling young families in our community while receiving tax advantages. For more information, email Dennis Kerber, Finance Director, at dennis@mainsprings.com.

Leave a Legacy

In partnership with ADVISORS with Purpose™ we invite you, our dedicated supporters, to enjoy a complimentary and confidential consultation with an Estate Planner who will ensure your estate plan reflects your life, faith and values.

ADVISORS With Purpose is a Christian organization dedicated to resourcing Canadians with the information needed to make an estate plan that best supports their families and the charities they hold close to their hearts, including Mainsprings.

If you would like to take advantage of this free service, simply contact ADVISORS with Purpose at plan@advisorswithpurpose.ca to schedule an appointment or click here to schedule an appointment directly.

Charitable Registration Number: 11882 3442 RR0001. Tax receipts are issued for financial gifts.

Donors may designate funds to a program or project approved by the Board of Directors with the understanding that if the project or program objectives have been fully met or the project or program cannot be completed for any reason as determined by the Board of Directors, the remaining restricted contributions will be reallocated by the Board of Directors for use where most needed.

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Material Goods

We gratefully accept donations of new or gently used items.

  • Maternity wear and personal items
  • Baby clothing for (ages 0-2)
  • Hygiene products, shampoo, lotion for mom and baby
  • Baby necessities, such as soothers, receiving blankets, etc.
  • Quilts and blankets
  • New or gently used books and toys
  • New or unused stuffed animals
  • Journals for women and men

Due to liability and safety concerns, we cannot accept:

  • Furniture, large toys
  • Baby equipment (car seats, strollers)
Donations: We gratefully accept donations of new or gently used items.<br />
We are actively accepting in-kind donations of gently used items.

Calgary:
Contact: pam@mainsprings.com
Hours of drop off between:
Mon – Thurs 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Airdrie:
Contact: airdrie@mainsprings.com 
Hours of drop off between:
Mon – Thurs 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Strathmore:
Contact: strathmore@mainsprings.com
Hours of drop-off between:
Mon – Thurs 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Skip the Depot

Skip the Depot

Donate your empty bottles and cans to Mainsprings by signing up for Skip the Depot!

Skip the Depot will pick up your bottles and cans saving you a trip to the depot. Once they process your returns you can choose to have the money transferred to your account or donated directly to Mainsprings!

To get started:

  1. Download the App or Register online
  2. Schedule a pickup location & time.
  3. Donate the payment directly to Mainsprings

This is a simple way to make a direct donation to Mainsprings. We thank you in advance for your generosity.

Donate a Car

Donate a Car Canada is now accepting vehicle donations on our behalf. To participate simply donate your used car, truck or SUV and depending on its condition it will either be recycled or re-sold with all proceeds going to Mainsprings. As a result of your vehicle donation, you will receive a tax receipt once the donation has been processed.

To make it a simple process you can drop your vehicle off at one of their locations, or free towing can be arranged in most areas across Canada!

Get started today by completing the online form.

Donate a Car to mainsprings