by PR Admin | September 6, 2011 1:11 pm

The PREP Program is a registered, not-for-profit society. Donations are tax deductible and donors receive a tax receipt. Our Registered Charity No. is #0888636-20 and our Business Registration No. is #132453226.

PREP places a high value on our relationship with you, our donors. Without your support we would not be able to achieve our mission to promote full inclusion for individuals with Down syndrome. We thank you for your commitment to us. We believe that transparency and accountability are essential to our success.

To make a donation to The PREP Program:


Call Mary Shipton, Office Manager, at 282-5011 extension 113 if you wish to pay with VISA or MC.


Mail or drop off a cheque, payable to The PREP Program, to 2004 -12 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2N 1J7



ATB Financial has put up $150,000 to match 15% of each dollar donated to Alberta, non-denominational charities and will pay 100% of transaction and administration fees on donations made through this site. CLICK HERE TO DONATE NOW[2]



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Making a Donation is Easy with

The process is easy for you, your family and even corporate donations. On the website select The PREP Program as the charity you wish to make a donation to, identify any special requests or memorial designations associated with your gift, and make your payment. A PDF tax receipt will be sent to you via email. Canada Helps then sends your donation to PREP. To donate to:

Teens On the Go

This program gets our PREP 4 students out in the community to enjoy cultural, sporting, and recreation activities. The goal is increased independence and responsibility. These outings are un-parented and often a 1st for our teens. Please select this link to donate

Future Fund

Your donation is directed to the area of greatest need at PREP. Funds can go to support existing programs, program expansion, new initiatives, and any other projects identified by the Board. The Future Fund is a general fund. Please select this link to donate

Every Child a Reader

We believe reading is a life skill for enhanced success in school and the workplace. Students with Down syndrome can learn to read fluently and with comprehension. This program provides 10-12 FREE reading sessions to motivate students and engage parents. Please select this link to donate

Adele’s Over the Rainbow Baskets

We are delighted to announce that Adele’s Over the Rainbow Baskets is joining the PREP family. Founder Krista Rowland-Collins and her volunteer team deliver gift baskets to new families in the hospital to congratulate them on the birth of their child. All items in the baskets are 100% donated. This service is a wonderful match with PREP’s mission to provide exceptional family centered services that empower parents to advocate for their child’s full citizenship in the community. Please select this link to donate



Donate a Car Canada Inc.

You can use your vehicle to provide a donation to The PREP Program! It’s easy. Just go to[8] and the folks at Donate A Car Canada will guide you through the process. Simply fill out your information on their website and Donate A Car Canada will respond with a confirmation of eligibility and details about how they will sell your car to raise a charitable donation on your behalf.

Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for PREP Program. We provide free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you Donate[9] your RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to PREP Program through Donate A Car Canada[10], it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for your Charity to benefit. After your Vehicle Donation is complete, PREP Program will send you a tax receipt within 45 days!

For further information on charitable giving and tax receipts, see the Canada Revenue Agency [11]website.


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