Donating and volunteering

If you want to help make Vancouver a better place, think about making a donation or volunteering your time.

Learn more about donation and volunteer opportunities with the City of Vancouver.

Syrian refugee crisis

Help refugees

Get a fact sheet about donating to humanitarian organizations, donating to and volunteering for local immigrant and refugee organizations, and sponsoring refugees. Learn about the Syrian Refugee Crisis public forum on September 8, 2015.


Volunteering is a rewarding way to gain experience, meet new people, and learn new skills.


We accept donations of artwork, money, archival records, and more.

Neighbourhood Cleanup Party

When you host or join a Neighbourhood Cleanup Party, the cleaning is part of the fun!

Did you know?

Donations to municipalities are tax deductible.

Visit the Canada Revenue Agency to learn more

Tax receipts will be sent by mail for all donations of $25 or more. Tax receipts for gifts under $25 are mailed on request.