Gifts in Honour

You may designate your gift In Memory of a loved one or In Honour of a special occasion.

In Memory Donations

If you wish us to send an In Memory card to a third party, please provide the name of the deceased and the name, relationship and mailing address of the person to whom the card will be sent. Fill in this information when you make your gift on the Donate page.

In Lieu of Favours

For weddings, many couples are opting to make a donation towards a cause close to their hearts, rather than spending money on favours. You can make a donation in lieu of favours for your upcoming wedding celebration today. Simply donate online, and send us an email ( letting us know. We will then send you a personalized and elegant ready to print PDF that you can later frame, letting your guests know that a donation was made instead of favours.

In Honour Donations

You may give a gift in honour of a milestone – birthday, anniversary, retirement, graduation or other special occasion. If you wish us to send a card to your honouree, please provide the name and mailing address of the person to whom the card will be sent, and the occasion you are honouring. Fill in this information when you make your gift on the Donate page.

Mailing & Contact Information

Gifts in honour may be mailed to The Yonge Street Mission, 306 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 2G7.

For more information, please contact our Donor Care Specialist at or at 416-929-9614 x 4212.​