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Donating and volunteering

If you want to help make Vancouver a better place, think about making a donation or volunteering your time.

Learn more about donation and volunteer opportunities with the City of Vancouver.

Syrian refugee crisis

Supporting refugee settlement in Vancouver #VanWelcomesRefugees

Help refugees

Get a fact sheet about donating to humanitarian organizations, donating to and volunteering for local immigrant and refugee organizations, and sponsoring refugees. Learn about the Syrian Refugee Crisis public forum on September 8, 2015.


Volunteering with the City or Park Board is a rewarding way to gain experience, meet new people, and learn new skills.


The City of Vancouver accepts donations of artwork, money, archival records, and more. Support your favourite cause by making a generous donation today.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular

Play a role in your neighbourhood by taking part in KVS, a series of programs that help reduce litter and keep our streets clean.

Did you know?

Donations to municipalities are tax deductible.

Visit the Canada Revenue Agency to learn more

Tax receipts will be sent by mail for all donations of $25 or more. Tax receipts for gifts under $25 are mailed on request.

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