Living Gifts

What is a Living Gift?

A Living Gift is a way to honour a person you care about by giving a gift that supports a social cause. This gift represents services or goods you buy from a charitable organization in lieu of a material gift for friends and loved ones.

Give a Living Gift to one of our program areas!

Just Solutions Legal Clinic

$50 food coupons for single moms

$75 50% of the cost of a

work permit application

$150 Fees for Humanitarian

& Compassionate

application for 1 child

$550 Fees for Humanitarian application for 1 adult


Camp Cosmos

$50 1 week at camp

$50 1 trip to the Biodôme

for 20 campers

$90 1 day at camp - a child with special needs


Refugee support

$25 snacks for Kid Zone activities

Women Weaving their Dreams:

$50 material for sewing project

$100 employment workshop


Roger Snelling Seniors’ Program

$20 1 food coupon

$25 honorarium for 1


$85 monthly bus pass for volunteers to do home visits


How to send a living gift:

Choose a gift from the options above & send a check for the amount of your gift to Montreal City Mission, 1435 City Councillors, Montreal, Qc H3A 2E4. Please include a note containing the following information:

  • name of the person you wish to give the gift to and for what occasion
  • your name, telephone number and mailing address

You will promptly receive the following from us:

  • a thank-you letter and a tax-deductible receipt for the full amount of your gift
  • a greeting card & certificate which you will then personally give or send to the recipient