Compass has been a registered charity since 2008.
The funds donated to our charitable fund have allowed us to reach out to the community with events such as our annual Christmas Family Baskets and Free Photos with Santa which are held in partnership with the Sudbury and area EarlyON Child and Family Centres. These types of community activities work to promote early prevention of mental health illness reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and create a safe and inclusive environment for all attendees.
Our charitable fund has also helped us to develop programs such as our youth and family engagement initiatives that seek to unite those with a mission of educating others about mental wellness and the resources available.
Our charitable registration number: 128016383RR0001
Frequently Asked Questions:
The fundamental principles of the charitable fund?
Transparency: in communicating our needs and responding to donor’s wishes.
Integrity: in controlling and monitoring the disbursement of funds and ensuring donor wishes are honoured.
Fairness and Equity: in recognizing donors appropriately and consistently and identifying partners, donors and other constituents.
Compassion and Sensitivity: in dealing with children, youth and their families, and their culture differences.
How many children, youth, and families will benefit from my contribution?
1 in 5 children and youth in Ontario suffer from mental illness. Our centre serves approximately 723 clients on any given day.
How will my contribution help?
Money donated to the Charitable Fund helps us to:
- promote mental health in our community through educational events and outreach.
- afford the materials necessary to provide, aid and enhance our programs and services.
- ensure that our sites are safe and welcoming for the children, youth, and families that visit.
- promote our Centre and services in our community.
- to host mental health activities annually for the community during Children’s Mental Health Week
introduce mental health initiatives and support such as youth engagement and family engagement groups
Can my company or organization sponsor an event?
Absolutely! Contact us to find out what events we’re planning, or let us know that you would like to be involved in our annual Children’s Mental Health Week activities!
As a corporate donor how will I be recognized?
As a corporate donor your business or organization can be recognized for your contribution on our website, in our quarterly newsletter, and on our wall of recognition. Feel free to send us your logo following your gift for maximum promotion. We work in partnership with our donors to ensure everyone is comfortable with the methods of recognition.