How to donate money
To continue growing and helping, we need your financial support. All donations are tax deductible. To donate, please click on the button below. Charitable Registration #  872814504RR0001

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It costs about $270.00 to furnish a home. Please send cheques to : 1708 W.16th Avenue, Vancouver BC V6J 2M1 (Please note this is a mailing address only, do not drop furniture here)

Corporate contributions
Talk to us about how your company would like to be involved in sponsorship, volunteer programmes and fundraising. Please contact the Coordinator or alternatively contact us here.

Donate Your Car Donate a Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for HomeStart Foundation. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to us through Donate A Car Canada, 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 HomeStart Foundation to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, we will send you a tax receipt and will put your gift to good use. Please click here to donate a vehicle.

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HomeStart Foundation is registered with – if you’re shopping online, nearly 700 stores will donate a percentage of your purchase to HomeStart. Check it out at .

How to donate furniture
We offer pickup service in Vancouver, Burnaby (west of Royal Oak) and Richmond. Please contact the Coordinator to arrange for pick-up days & times.
We pick up furniture for a minimum $75 donation. Drivers can accept cash, cheque or credit card or you may donate in advance online. We are fortunate and grateful that we have many generous donors who have helped HomeStart set a high standard for the quality of donations we accept.

We accept:

  • Night-tables & dressers
  • Kitchen & dining room tables
  • Chairs & sofas (under 80″L)
  • Armchairs
  • Coffee tables
  • Bookcases
  • TV’s (under 5 years old) &
  • Radios
  • Computer desks
  • Microwaves
  • Telephones & lamps
  • Rugs
  • No items with glass

We can’t accept:

  • Beds – frames, mattresses, box springs, headboards
  • Sofabeds, futons
  • Recliner couches
  • Large exercise equipment
  • Oversized office furniture, entertainment units, china cabinets
  • Large appliances – stoves, washer/dryers, fridges
  • Hard-wired lighting fixtures