You have questions. We have answers! If you don’t find the one you’re looking for, please email us at kids@achf.com or call us directly at 403.955.8818.

What is the Charitable Business Number for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation?

CRA Business Number – Charitable Business Number: 13037 3244 RR0001

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How do I apply for a job at the Foundation or the Alberta Children’s Hospital?

Thank you for your interest! To see the list of current opportunities or to apply to a position you have seen advertised, visit our careers page. Career opportunities for the Alberta Children’s Hospital must be made through Alberta Health Services.

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How do I volunteer for the Foundation or the Hospital?

Thank you for your willingness to share your time! If you are interested in volunteering at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, please fill out this application form. Our amazing volunteers help in a number of ways in the community and with our fundraising events. To volunteer at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, call the main switch board at 403.955.8818.

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How do I make a monetary donation?

There are many ways!

You can donate online or over the phone by calling us at 403.955.8818 with your credit card. If you are at the hospital, you may also drop off your donation at either of our donation boxes located on-site. One is located by Admitting and the other is just outside the Foundation doors on the 2nd floor.

You can also send it by mail: We accept cheque, money order or cash. Please make cheques and money orders payable to “Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.”

Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation
2nd Floor, 28 Oki Drive
Calgary, AB T3B 6A8

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Can you send me a physical copy of a tax receipt?

We sure can! You can request one by emailing us. Receipts are processed in the timeliest manner possible, so your patience is very much appreciated.

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Does the Foundation accept used toys or books?

Due to infection prevention and control policies and to protect kids with compromised immune systems, the Foundation can only accept newly purchased items.

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I want to create an online fundraiser or host an event that benefits kids and families who rely on the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Who do I talk to?

Thank you for being a Champion for Children! Email us and we’ll be happy to provide you with the resources you need to succeed, whether it’s assistance with an online fundraising page or an event idea you have.

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We want to donate toys to kids in the hospital. Do you have a wish list?

Toys, games, crafts can brighten a child’s stay in hospital, and we appreciate your interest! Please visit this page for our wish list and for more useful information about the kinds of gifts we gratefully accept on behalf of kids and families.

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Can we donate a vehicle to the Foundation?

You can! Whether it’s a car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle, both Donate A Car Canada and Car Heaven will look after everything. The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation will send you a tax receipt after your car donation is complete.

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Do you accept donations of furniture?

We do not accept used furniture. Rocking chairs are evaluated on a case-by-case basis if there is a need for one. For more information, please contact the Foundation office at 403.955.8818.

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Does the Foundation accept donations of TVs?

Televisions that are brand new are accepted if there is a need for them. You can find more useful information about the kinds of items we accept by visiting this page.

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Can we drop off donated gifts at the hospital?

Toy and gift donations are being accepted by appointment only at the Alberta Children’s Hospital between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Please contact us at 403-955-8862 or kids@achf.com to book your appointment and arrange a time for delivery. For more information about our Gifts-in-Kind program visit childrenshospital.ab.ca/gik or call 403-955-8862.

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Can we bring our toy donations into the units to give to the kids?

Unfortunately, not. Toy donations are delivered by hospital staff to protect the privacy and health of young patients.

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How do I find out about funding for staff training?

Funding for staff training is overseen by Natasha Tiemstra, Executive Director, Ambulatory Care. Please contact her assistant at: 403.955.7125.

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Where can I learn about grants and funding?

You can learn more about our grants and the process by which we fund projects by visiting our Grants section.

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