Ways to Donate

1) CanadaHelps

Donate Online Safely and Securely through CanadaHelps. A tax receipt will be sent to you directly from CanadaHelps. Here you will find options of designated funds including:

where donations go to CRIS Adaptive Adventures

General DonationA General Donation to CRIS Adaptive Adventures will allow us to use your gift where it is needed most.

Adaptive AdventuresDonations to Adaptive Adventures will directly benefit our participants as funds will be designated to our adaptive activities including: kayaking, cycling, hiking, rock climbing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and local overnight camping outings.

In MemoriamMemorials and Honorariums commemorate very special people or important occasions. Your gift in memory of a loved one will allow their adventurous spirit to live on through the continuation of adaptive, therapeutic and rehabilitative adventures in our community. We are happy to designate these funds for specific requests.

Participant SponsorshipDonations made to our Participant Sponsorship Fund will allow us to allocate funds directly to a participant in financial need. These funds are allocated to participants under the discretion of our Executive Director.

2) By Cheque

Payable to CRIS or the Community Recreational Initiatives Society and sent to:

Smiles at Mill Creek Regional Park

PO Box 25141 Mission Park PO
Kelowna, B.C.  V1W 3Y7

(Please indicate if you wish to receive a tax receipt for your donation).

3.) Endowment Fund

Hosted by the Central Okanagan Foundation, this fund allows donors to contribute financially to CRIS’s future sustainability. The interest on your donation will contribute to our programs for generations. Please be sure to select CRIS Adaptive Adventures from the list of funds available at https://www.canadahelps.org/CharityProfilePage.aspx?CharityID=s15631

4) iGive

add iGive to shop at stores that will make donations to CRIS as you shopEvery time you shop at any of 900+ online stores in the iGive network, a portion of the money you spend benefits the CRIS. It’s a free service, and you’ll never pay more when you reach a store through iGive. In fact, smart shoppers will enjoy iGive’s repository of coupons, free shipping deals, and sales. To get started, just create your free iGive account.

Start iGiving at: www.iGive.com


We are dedicated to making outdoor adventures accessible to people with disabilities – including financially. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the natural world. Many people in our community would not have access to that wider world without your generous support. We depend upon your generosity to help keep the doors to the great outdoors open. Your donation will make a difference.

CRIS adheres to the Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code

(a commitment to manage responsibly the funds that donors entrust to us and to report our financial affairs accurately and completely)

CRIS’s annual information report can be found on the Canada Revenue Agency’s charities website

Our Federal Charity Registration Number is 870544715 RR0001.

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