Unique Ways to Give

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  • You can donate an iPad that will run iOS or higher – iPad Air 2, iPad Air (3rd & 4th generation), iPad (5th-8th generation), iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini (5th generation), iPad Pro (all models) for use at YANA fundraisers.
  • You can donate your Quality Foods points when shopping. The gifts we purchase with the points are a huge part of our fundraising events!
  • When you make a purchase at Cobs Bread, Driftwood Mall and mention YANA, Cobs will donate 5% of the purchase value to us.
  • You can donate your Airmiles to YANA’s account  – 8903 940 0498
  • You can donate your returnable beverage containers to YANA.
    • Donate to Account #33 at the Courtenay Return-It Depot, 493 Puntledge Road
    • Use Return-It Express at the Courtenay Return-It Depot:
      • Bring your sealed, clear bags of recyclables to Return-It in Courtenay (493 Puntledge Road, Courtenay, BC, V9N 3P9) and enter our number – 250-871-0343 – at the Express kiosk.
      • After you’re prompted to select the number of bags you’re dropping off (6 max!), the kiosk will automatically print the same number of sticker tags displaying your unique Express account code.
      • Tag each of your bags with a sticker tag and drop the bags off in the designated Express drop-off area to be counted.
  • You can donate your Triangle Rewards points at the Courtenay Canadian Tire store if you are paying with cash or debit and, if paying with a credit card, you can donate the Canadian Tire money that was earned just by stating YANA’s phone number (250-871-0343). You can also transfer Triangle Rewards (Canadian Tire) money to YANA’s account through their website. You will need YANA’s account number to do so. It is 6365 7409 1849 3963.
  • You can collect donations to YANA in lieu of receiving gifts for a birthday, anniversary or other special events.
  • You or your business can donate a service, artwork, product or cash to the YANA Big Love Benefit held in February each year.
  • You can help YANA make Christmas Crackers to sell before the holidays.
  • You can bring your gently used clothing and accessories into one of our local consignment stores, where accounts have been set up for proceeds to go to YANA: West & Co. (formerly Polka Dot Pants), Planet Kids, Podlings, and VV Boutique Ultra Premium Consignment. Click here for full details on drop-off times and clothing types and brands accepted.
  • You can lead a fundraiser to benefit YANA.