Donate a Boat and Float Big Dollars for Charity

What happens when you donate a boat to the cause you love? Spring 2016 hereDonate a Boat at DACC says it all: 27' Bayliner raises $1500.00 for the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society! 1989 Bayliner Capri generates $2240.25 for  Parkinson Alberta! 1982 16 foot Espadon to bring close to $1000.00 for Youths Can Fish 2! Continue reading "Donate a Boat and Float Big Dollars for Charity" →

Donated 1963 Lotus Draws Over $20,000 For Animal Charity

LotusFrom time to time we have the happy privilege of seeing a beauty of a collector car come rolling through our program. Most often, cars of a certain age are recycle ready and draw reluctant interest from potential buyers. But sometimes we see a show-stopper like this 1963 Lotus Super Seven Series II dream boat! Continue reading "Donated 1963 Lotus Draws Over $20,000 For Animal Charity" →

Boys and Girls Club of Durham & Race For Kids

Boys and Girls Club On Saturday, June 4, 2016 Boys & Girls Club of Durham is inviting you and your team of four to participate in the 5th Annual Capital One"Race for Kids™. Join them in supporting a national campaign to give all kids the opportunity for a bright future. Capital One "Race for Kids™ offers many ways to get involved. Your involvement will make a difference in the lives of boys and girls in our community. Continue reading "Boys and Girls Club of Durham & Race For Kids" →

Motorhome & RV Donations | Extend the Legacy

MotorhomeIs your RV ready for her last camping trek? Is your motorhome, having served your family well, ready to make some memories with another young tribe? Making decisions for end of life recreational vehicles can be emotional...and costly. Maybe we can help? Continue reading "Motorhome & RV Donations | Extend the Legacy" →

Porsche Proceeds to Cancer Charity

When John’s ‘88 Porsche 928 rolled into our program, we didn’t know what to porscheexpect. The old girl had a lot of miles under the hood, and the transmission was done. Ontario is notoriously tough on cars (that road salt just eats away at everything), and we weren’t sure if there would be anything left of this little black beauty after almost 30 years on the road. Continue reading "Porsche Proceeds to Cancer Charity" →

Refugees in Canada | Uncommon Courage

“While every refugee’s story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage -- the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives. ” ~ Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees ~ Continue reading "Refugees in Canada | Uncommon Courage" →

Effective Altruism in Canada

A Merry Christmas! call out to savvy donors everywhere: have you heard of "effective altruism,"Effective Altruism yet? There's a movement coming out of the UK that is a generous invitation to give thoughtfully, efficiently, mindfully -- a joyful challenge at this charitable time of year.  Continue reading "Effective Altruism in Canada" →

One Family | Multi-Model Gifts

Gifts "WOW, HENRY!!! Thank you for entrusting us with a 5th vehicle through our program - we are so very appreciative of your generosity!" ~ Carolyne, DAC Donor Support ~ Since 2012, Mr. Stiksma and his family have been quietly popping up in our new donation notifications. One vehicle after another, they have contributed to charities that they love by sharing the vehicles that have served them well. Continue reading "One Family | Multi-Model Gifts" →

One Boy, One Bowflex, One Winning Battle

BowflexJust four years ago, Shane was a typical rough’n’tumble boy. In school, he was good in math but even better in gym class. He was strong and agile with energy to burn. Shane was in excellent physical condition and he effortlessly played a variety of sports, particularly flag football. Like most kids, he didn’t appreciate what his body was capable of, until leukemia took it all away. Continue reading "One Boy, One Bowflex, One Winning Battle" →