Gifts of Light are practical, meaningful gifts that meet the unique needs of patients at CAMH. When you purchase Gifts of Light on behalf of your friends and family, you help people experiencing mental illness on their journey to recovery.
Gift of Light was founded in 2008 thanks for the generosity of our donors and continues today as a 100% donor-funded program. Gifts of Light works with patients, families, and front-line clinical staff to identify the patient wellness gaps in our system with the goal of improving the patient experience.
Today, over 14,000 patients each year benefit from the everyday essentials, unique activities and meaningful experiences provided by this patient-centred program.
Yes! Money raised from Gifts of Light goes towards providing tangible gifts and meaningful experiences for CAMH patients.
Thanks to our generous sponsors your gift will go twice as far when you purchase any of the following:
Dental Check Up
Thanks to Wolverine, every gift of Dental Check Up purchased will be matched, dollar for dollar .
Kinross Gold will generously match each Emergency Kit purchased, dollar for dollar.
How Did You Know?
For every gift of How did You Know purchased, P&G Canada will match your donation, dollar for dollar.
Healing with Movement
For every Healing with Movement purchased, Hamilton | Protect Styles will match your donation, dollar for dollar.
For every Milestone Celebration purchased, the AGF Group Foundation will match your donation, dollar for dollar .
You have the option of sending your recipient one of the following:
1. An e-card, personalized with your message, scheduled for the date you would like your recipient to receive your gift.
2. A printed card that you create by filling in our e-card form, pressing preview and printing from your browser.
After you complete your checkout, you will receive a link to our e-card portal. There you may choose from one of three e-card designs:
After you complete your purchase, you will receive a link to our e-card portal. Fill in the form as if you were going to send an e-card, press preview and a new window will open to display your card and message. Press CTRL + P and your browser will open a print dialogue. View e-cards
Gifts made to CAMH Foundation’s Gifts of Light program go towards providing thoughtful gifts and meaningful experiences to CAMH patients. The products, services, and programs described in our catalogue are representative of many of the initiatives that CAMH patients engage in and/or are provided and made possible by the Gifts of Light program.
When you select a Gifts of Light item, you are donating to CAMH Foundation, which makes your purchase eligible for a tax receipt. To qualify for a tax receipt for this calendar year, your online donation must be completed before midnight on December 31.
If you have purchased your gifts online, your tax receipt will be emailed to you.
Alternately, if you made your purchase over the phone or mailed in a cheque, your tax receipt will be mailed to you. to qualify for a tax receipt for the current calendar year, your mailed donation must be postmarked in the same year.
We require your email address so that we can confirm your online transaction and email you your tax receipt.
To purchase Gifts of Light by phone, please call the Foundation at 416.979.6909 or 1.800.414.0471. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m. To purchase Gifts of Light by mail, please send order information and payment to:
100 Stokes Street, 5th Floor
Bell Gateway Building
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4