Currently, office hours are from Monday through Friday 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST. Messages are retrieved daily and calls are usually returned within 24 hours.
In February following the close of a fiscal year, BLESS CANADA sends a summary contribution statement to every contributor, according to CANADIAN INCOME TAX regulations. This statement is used as a receipt for tax-exemption purposes.
Yes. You can easily have contributions automatically deducted from your checking account if you would like to contribute the same amount every month.
Through God's grace, BLESS CANADA has been functioning with the assistance of a voluntary, part-time staff. There are no paid employees or staff members of BLESS CANADA.
What is the Matching Gift Program? What if I want to make a contribution anonymously, but I want my company to match the gift (contribution)?
The Matching Gift Program is one where your employer may match your contribution to BLESS CANADA, double, or even triple, it. If you would like to make a contribution to BLESS CANADA and would like your employer to match it, please call BLESS CANADA to obtain a matching gift brochure to see if
Is the Sponsor A Family project a one-time contribution, or will I have to keep contributing every month? Will there be a reminder sent?
Contributing to The Sponsor a Family project can occur one time if the contributor so wishes; however, most contributors donate monthly to it. There are also some contributors who donate semi-annually and annually. It is flexible and dependant on the contributor. No monthly reminders are sent specifically for the Sponsor a Family program,
No. BLESS CANADA funds are extended and distributed to needy people in different parts of Egypt. For example, the dioceses of Deir-Moass, Koussia, Manfaalout, Abanoub, Abou-Teeg and Deirut.
BLESS CANADA is a nonprofit charity organization established by the Coptic Orthodox Church. It serves all Copts with different needs in all areas of Egypt. It is regulated and supervised by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III and maintained by H.G. Bishop Youannes.