Ways to Donate and Volunteer


Thank you for wanting to make a personal donation. There are four easy ways you can give.

  • Make a secure on-line donation with your Mastercard or Visa.
  • Make a donation by doing an e-transfer to info@quickstartautism.ca
  • Make a donation over the phone by calling 613.407.3747
  • Make a donation by mailing your cheque to QuickStart, 23 Evanshen Crescent, Kanata, ON  K2K 2Z6

Monthly donations

To set up a monthly donation please go to our donation page on Canada Helps.org

Donate through the United Way

You can direct your donation to QuickStart - Early Intervention for Autism through your United Way donation through your workplace.  You will need to enter our registerd charity number: 81455 1669 RR0001 in the 'direct your donation' area on your form.

HONOURARY DONATION celebrating a memorable occasion or event

This is an increasingly popular way of celebrating a memorable occasion or event. You can now donate to QuickStart Autism as a way of celebrating a wedding, birthday, anniversary, retirement, holiday or personal accomplishment. 


Many of our supporters choose to honour the memory of a loved one.  With a memorial donation you can ensure that your loved ones will be remembered through support to a cause that is near and dear to their hearts.

We appreciate your thinking of us in your time of loss.

Click Here to make a memorial donation.  Select 'memorial donation' under 'Allocation of gift"'.  You will be able to leave a message for the family.


Being a good corporate citizen not only impacts the quality of life in the communities where you conduct business, but reinforces (or demonstrates) that you care about the health and well-being of the children and their families. 


Donating appreciated stocks, bonds and mutual fund units is the most tax-effective way to make an outright gift during your lifetime. Not only do donors receive a tax credit for their gift but you also pay no capital gains tax. Stock donations represent a win-win situation for everyone involved.

Whether you donate cash or appreciated securities, you will receive a tax receipt that creates a tax credit. An extra tax incentive available for gifts of appreciated publicly listed securities makes stocks the least expensive way to give. Not only do Donors receive a tax credit for their gift but you also pay no capital gains tax.

Please contact Suzanne Jacobson at Suzanne@quickstartautism.ca if you have any questions.


Leaving a bequest in your will is one of the most financially responsible ways of making a donation to QuickStart Autism, as it allows you to arrange a gift to QuickStart Autism while maintaining your cash flow and future financial security.

If you would like to arrange to leave a bequest to QuickStart Autism in your will, please contact suzanne@quickstartautism.ca

Board position openings

Please submit your resume to: info@quickstartautism.ca 

Volunteer with QuickStart

Be part of our dynamic organization that is making an impact in our community and in Ontario.

Quick Start is currently looking for volunteers in the following areas:

1) Social Media: weekly posts on social media that may include: workshops, events, autism news, funding for parents, etc. We use Facebook and Twitter.

2) Database updates. Can be done remotely.

3) Event volunteers. 

Join our team today and make a difference in a child's life.  Please contact Suzanne by e-mail or call 613.791.3757.


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