How to donate to the Hamilton Gault Memorial Fund
The HGMF was established in 1964 with the initial purpose of providing educational bursaries for serving members so they could improve their education. Since then our charitable activities have evolved. We currently
- Provide educational bursaries which have been expanded to include both serving and retired or released Patricias and their descendants
- Support 11 PPCLI Cadet Corps in Western Canada
- Assist with home modifications not covered by VAC
- Fund Mental Health and Suicide Awareness training
- Maintain major Regimental Memorials such as Frezenberg, Patricia Park and Lansdowne Memorial
- Support like minded agencies who help Veterans and their families
You can donate via the Canada Help Website who charge us 4% as a service charge and however they will automatically issue a tax receipt to you. https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/92588
You can also donate by etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org The funds will be automatically deposited in the HGMF General Account. You will receive a tax receipt electronically and no service charges are taken off the donation. Please ensure that you include your email address so we can send you the tax receipt.
What happens with your donations? Here is a breakdown of charitable activities the HGMF supported between January 2016 to December 2022:
|PPCLI Cadet Corps||26,402|
|Financial Assistance for Home Modifications||16,817.57|
|Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Training||16,799.03|
There are a number of ways that you can donate.
Support a Branch fundraising activity or help organize a local activity in support of the HGMF.
- Make a one time or $10 to $25 monthly donation to the HGMF Via Canada Helps.
- Participate as a rider or sponsor a rider in the Annual Regimental Anniversary Bike Ride every August. .
- Make a planned giving donation in your will of $500 to $5,000 or more
- You can also make a donation by sending a check or money order to HGMF 4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary AB T2T 5J4 .
Any donation, no matter the size will have a positive impact.