How You Can Help


Your gift to St. Clare Inn can help women in more ways than you can imagine. Your support provides women with housing, food and the other supports necessary as they recover from debilitating psychiatric issues. All donations over $10 are tax deductible. There are a number of ways to donate.


The easiest way to donate safely and conveniently online is through




Download the monthly donation form here.

Contact our office at 416.690.0330 to donate by credit card.


Mail your donation to:

St. Clare Inn

c/o Friends of Saint Francis, Inc.

1300 Leslie Street,

Toronto, ON M3C 2K9


Get Involved


A gift of your time and or skills is another way to help us care for the women who live at St. Clare Inn. If you have time to spend with our guests or help care for the Inn we'd like to hear from you. Some of the ways you can help include teach a fitness class, help with personal grooming, teach a cooking lesson, give a craft or sewing lesson, home renovations plumbing & electrical work, lawn care & gardening, snow removal, eavestrough cleaning and window washing.


To get involved contact:

Executive Director

Friar Tom Purcell, OFM Conv.


United Way 

United Way donors can direct donations to any registered charity in Canada.


Consider directing your United Way contribution to St. Clare Inn, charitable registration number

88498 6910 RR0001.

True Giving

You may want to consider making a donation in memory of a loved one who has died or as a tribute in honour of a special event in someone's life. Call 416.690.0330 to make a memorial donation. We provide you with a card for the recipient.

Planned Giving 

A well-planned gift ensures your legacy makes a statement about the things that are important to you. It is a flexible way to achieve your charitable and financial goals without making an outright gift today. There may also be tax benefits associated with planned gifts. There are many ways of Planned Giving including bequest by will, gifts of publicly traded securities, life insurance, RRSP, RRIF, Pension or annuity proceeds, charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities.


Contact Friar Tom to discuss a planned gift.


If interested, please call 416-690-0330.


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