Thank you for helping young children learn to read.

A gift to Strong Start® is a gift in support of quality, early literacy programming that truly makes a difference. Strong Start is a registered charity with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (#825948060RR0001) and issues official receipts for income tax purposes. In accordance with our Fundraising Policy, tax receipts will be generated for gifts of $20.00 or more. For gifts less then this amount, a tax receipt will only be generated if requested.

Donate by Mail

Waterloo Region and Wellington County

Mail your gift to:

Strong Start Charitable Organization
20 Crestview Place
Kitchener, ON N2B 0A2

Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk

Mail your gift to:

Strong Start Charitable Organization
P.O. Box 26004, 260 St. Paul Ave.
Brantford, ON N3R 7X4

Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford

Mail your gift to:

Strong Start Charitable Organization
P.O. Box 52051 Commissioners Rd.
London, ON N6C 0A1

Donate in person

Gifts in Waterloo Region and Wellington County can be dropped off at our office located at 20 Crestview Place, Kitchener, ON N2B 0A2. To ensure we’re available to receive your gift, please contact our office.

Gifts in Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk can be made in person upon request. Please contact the Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk Program Co-ordinator by phone or e-mail to arrange this.

If you would like to discuss a donation opportunity, or arrange a cheque presentation, please contact our Development Office by calling 519-743-9578 ext. 104 or e-mail

Donate Online: Once or Monthly

Our online gifts are managed by CanadaHelps, a registered charitable organization that provides secure e-giving for Canadian donors. Payments accepted include credit card, PayPal and Interac. Tax receipts are e-mailed immediately by CanadaHelps.

Complete the form below to help a child learn to read today. We also invite you to visit our “Stories” page to learn more about the difference your gift is making.