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Please help secure the future of our Strongest Oaks! Your donations of any size (don’t forget, the small ones add up!) make a significant difference in their lives.

The Strongest Oak Foundation is a registered Canadian charity
(charitable registration number 83913 8708 RR0001)

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ATB Financial hosts this site and pays all administrative fees and matches 15% of your donation! All donors receive charitable tax receipts (for any donation amount) directly from ATBcares through the Canadian Online Giving Foundation.

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To learn about how your donation is used, or how to target your donation to a specific Oak or project, see About Donation.

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Other Donation Options

If you prefer not to donate through ATBcares, check out other donation options below.

Interact email money transfer



Aeroplan Miles

For our policy on issuing tax receipts for these options, see About Donation.

  • Interac email money transfer: If you would like to donate through online banking, send an Interac email money transfer to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • PayPal (Canada, U.S. and international residents): You may use PayPal to make a donation with your credit card or bank account. PayPal will forward us your donation and contact information.

Note: PayPal charges a nominal fee of 1.9% + $0.30 for each transaction. If you want your entire donation going to TSO, use a different payment method.

    To set up a monthly donation, enter your monthly payment amount in the field below and click on the Automatic Billing button. You will be redirected to the PayPal website to complete your donation.

    Enter the amount you want to pay each month

    $ CAD
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Note: If your donations add up to $500 or more in a calendar year, you qualify to make a targeted donation. For information on targeted donations, see see About Donation.

  • Cheque: If you prefer to donate by cheque, please make it payable to “The Strongest Oak Foundation” and mail it to the address below:

    The Strongest Oak Foundation
    61 Valley Woods Way NW
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada  T3B 6A2

  • Aeroplan Miles: Aeroplan’s Beyond Miles charitable pooling program, which enables Aeroplan members to donate their loyalty points directly to TSO. TSO applies these points towards the cost of our volunteers’ airfare to visit Africa and accomplish key TSO objectives that are best done in the local communities. To donate your Aeroplan points to TSO, follow the steps below:

    1. Click on The Strongest Oak Foundation Alberta link.
    2. Click the Donate Now button.
    3. If you aren't already logged in, do so when prompted.
    4. Click the Donate Miles button.

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Donation Terms and Conditions

If you are a Canadian taxpayer, you will normally receive a tax receipt (PDF file accessible by email) with respect to applicable donations made by you to The Strongest Oak Foundation (TSO) during a calendar year as soon as practicable and, in any event, within two (2) months after the end of that year. The relevant date of the tax receipt will be the Donation Date in the taxation year in which the amounts were donated to TSO. Please note that if you do not provide the information necessary for TSO to generate a receipt on or before December 31 in any calendar year, you may not be entitled to a receipt for donations made in that year.

Notwithstanding anything contained in the TSO website, or the issuance of any tax receipts in your name by or on behalf of TSO, in no event shall TSO be liable to you for any direct or indirect damages, including without limitation any tax, interest, fines, damages, penalties or other levies imposed by any taxing, governmental or other regulatory authority arising from or in connection with any donation to TSO, whether online or otherwise. You must consult your own tax and legal advisors respecting the actual tax or other impact of donations made by you through TSO.

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Success Stories

Many of our Oaks have come a long way since we met them. We would like to celebrate their successes in feature articles. Read about our next featured Oak, Gertrude Nanyonga.

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