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Frequently Asked Questions

Below, is a list of frequently asked questions, and their corresponding answers. If your question is not included below, feel free to contact us at the Foundation’s office – we’re eager to assist.

Where do I send my donation?
By Mail:
Milton District Hospital Foundation
725 Bronte St. S.
Milton, Ontario 
L9T 9K1 

Click Here to make a donation online. 

I want to send my donation by mail, who should I make the cheque out to?
Milton District Hospital Foundation 

What credit cards do you accept for donations?
We accept VISA, MasterCard and American Express. We also accept donations via cheque, cash and securities. 

How do I become a monthly donor?
You can become a monthly donor by signing up online here. For more information about monthly giving, please contact Jennifer Gibson, Donor Relations Administrator 905-876-7014. 

When a Tribute Gift is made, is the amount of the donation disclosed?
No. The Foundation respects the privacy of donors and keeps this information confidential. 

Will you send out a card or letter in honour or in memory of an individual? 

Yes. Our donors often give in memory or in honour of their friends and loved ones. When a donation is made we send out a card or letter to the family or individual being honoured, acknowledging your generous and thoughtful donation. 

Why should I donate? I thought the hospital was government-funded.
The government does not pay for hospital equipment therefore donor support is vital. To ensure our hospital remains a state-of-the-art healthcare facility, Milton District Hospital Foundation raises funds to help purchase vital medical equipment and improve facilities.  It is only through the generous support of the community that our hospital will continue to be well-equipped to serve you, your family and your friends when you need it most. 

Do the funds raised by Milton District Hospital Foundation stay in Milton?
Yes! All the funds raised by Milton District Hospital Foundation remain in Milton, to be used for the purchase of medical equipment for Milton District Hospital. 

Will you share my personal contact information with others?
No. The Milton Hospital Foundation respects your privacy and is committed to the protection of your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We do not rent, sell or trade the personal information we collect including information contained in our mailing lists. 

How long will it take to receive my tax receipt?
If you make an online donation, you will receive an electronic copy of your tax receipt immediately via email. If you make your donation by mail, or by phone, every effort will be made to process your receipt within 7 business days, which you will receive by mail. 

What’s the minimum donation required for a tax receipt?
To minimize administrative costs, paper tax receipts are issued for donations of $10 or greater.  

Is my banking and credit card information shared with anyone?
No, all data is encrypted in a compliant environment according to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. 

How can I find out if MDHF is fundraising in my neighbourhood?
Check out our events page to view upcoming events. 

What is the Foundation’s charitable number?
The Foundation’s Charitable Registration Number is: 119245330 RR0001. 

Who do I contact if I want to run an event on behalf of the Foundation?
We’re delighted that so many people think of Milton District Hospital when they decide to host a fundraiser. Support from our community is a long-standing tradition and essential to the continued success of our hospital. If you are interested in running an event on behalf of the Foundation, please contact our office at 905-876-7014 or click link to view the Community Events pages and print the information brochure. 

How can I request a donation tax receipt?
Please contact the Foundation’s office at 905-876-7014. 

Can I recognize an individual who provided me with an exemplary patient experience?
Yes, you can honour a caregiver. With your donation, we will share your gratitude with the individual to recognize the outstanding care they provided