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 Donating to REAL

girls and fishThe Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) has been active in our community since 1989. We gratefully accept donations of any size from residents, groups or  businesses. As a non-profit, charitable, volunteer-run organization, a significant part of our revenue comes as  contributions from our community, and every dollar counts!

REAL is a registered a registered charity with Revenue Canada, and can issue charitable tax receipts for income tax purposes. Our charitable number is 13120 0800 RR0001.

Did you know? The federal government has just introduced a new temporary supplement to the existing non-refundable tax credit for charitable   donations by individuals, beginning with the 2013 tax year. See CRA website.

How to Donate

By Cheque

Donations can be made by cheque payable  to “REAL” or “The Rideau Environmental Action League” and mailed to REAL, Box 1061, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5A5. Contributions will be receipted promptly.

By Credit Card

Donations can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Amex) through Canada Helps, by clicking on  the link below, or by PayPal using the form. A receipt will be  issued  immediately via e-mail.

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About Canada Helps: CanadaHelps is designed to make charitable giving easy. Through CanadaHelps.org, anyone can  donate securely online to any registered Canadian   charity.  The amount donated will  appear on your credit card statement as a payment to Canada Helps. (Note that Canada Helps assesses a 3.9% transaction fee on donations.)

Donate Through PayPal

  • $ 0.00 CAD

By Cash in Person

Cash contributions can be made at the REAL Deal Store and Environment Centre, located at 85 William St. W., Smiths Falls, Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m – 4 p.m. A receipt will be issued within a few weeks.




By Bequest

maple leafGifts made through a simple stipulation in your will can help to ensure that our environmental work will continue for future generations. REAL welcomes bequest contributions and would be happy to discuss options with you. Please contact us.