Lasting change starts with a good foundation.
We are so grateful for many in our community who have helped build a solid foundation as we opened our doors this fall. Lives are already being changed! But, there is still so much more to be done.
As a local initiative, fueled and funded from the heart from those that care, we depend on your continued support to meet our annual operating budget and continue our life-changing work.
Join us today as we change lives and transform our community together.
What your donation provides
Your donation enables us to meet our annual operational budget of $1.8M per year. This enables us to operate our facility, maintain our therapeutic program delivery, staff the centre, feed our clients and buy necessary supplies.
As a local initiative, fueled and funded from the heart from those that care, we depend on your continued support to meet this budget and continue our life-changing work.
Your donation will assist in running personalized treatment programs for clients in care. It will help provide a bed, meals, clothing and hope for the future. It will make a tangible difference right here, right now.
Freedom Funders are a community of passionate monthly donors who will make it possible for the Red Deer Dream Centre to offer hope and freedom to men in Central Alberta every year. Thanks to people like you, we will be combatting addiction and transforming our community in Central Alberta.
How many Freedom Funders do we need?
- 3,000 donors at $50/month; or
- 2,000 at $75/month; or
- 1,800 donors at $100/month
MAIL Cheques to:
4614-50 Ave, Red Deer, AB, T4N 3Z8
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Information about Giving
Cheques can be made payable to “Red Deer Dream Centre”. For donations over $20 you will receive a charitable donation receipt for the year in which the contribution was made. Please note we do not accept cash donations.
You can donate directly to the Dream Centre at any time by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) through our secure account at CanadaHelps.org. You may want to consider setting up monthly gift through your credit card. This is an easy way to give and, if at any time you want to stop, increase or decrease the amount, just contact us.
Publicly Traded Securities
A gift of publicly-traded securities is the transfer of ownership of stocks or bonds to Red Deer Dream Centre. If you own shares that have increased in value, 50 per cent of the capital gains are taxable. However, if you donate these shares in-kind to Red Deer Dream Centre, the entire gain is tax-exempt. You can donate securely via CanadaHelps.org.
Options for Giving Later
There are also ways to give to Red Deer Dream Centre at a later date.
Leave a bequest to Red Deer Dream Centre in your Will. Red Deer Dream Centre will provide an official receipt for income tax purposes to your estate when it receives the bequest. Bequests can be a specific dollar amount or a residual gift (the entire residue or portion of your estate). Bequests can be given either outright or as a contingent gift.
By naming Red Deer Dream Centre as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy, you can provide a sizeable future gift to our organization at an affordable current cost, without reducing what you give to family and friends through your estate. If you designate Red Deer Dream Centre as the irrevocable beneficiary or owner and beneficiary of your life insurance policy, we will be able to provide you with an official receipt for income tax purposes for the amount of premium you pay each year.
Name the Red Deer Dream Centre as the beneficiary of your Registered Retirement Savings Plan, Registered Retirement Income Fund or Tax Free Savings Account and make a significant donation, while saving your Estate from paying probate tax on the proceeds.
Gifts of Real Estate; Charitable Gift Annuity’s, Charitable Remainder Trusts and Residual Interests
These alternatives are available in consultation with the Dream Centre and your professional advisors.
What is the Red Deer Dream Centre?
RDDC exists to provide recovery programs that allow our organization to support men physically, mentally, emotionally, and relationally, so that they can achieve a life free from addiction.
Our goal is to lead individuals to find help, find hope, find healing, reconnect with their families, and become productive, contributing, and purpose-filled members of the community.