Make a Donation

We appreciate your generous support.

Cash, Cheque or Gift Cards:

Your gift can be mailed or dropped off at the office, located in the Mission Centre:22 Fifth St. Welland, ON  L3B 4Z3. Please make cheques payable to: Open Arms Mission of Welland Inc.

Gift cards to stores that have groceries (Canadian Tire, Walmart, Sobey's) enable Open Arms Mission (OAM) to purchase food during shortages; they are not given out to clients to buy what they want.  We can normally buy more as a charity for the same dollar value.


Credit Cards

You can now use Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover for donations at our 22 Fifth Street office. If you prefer, you can call  Melissa at 905-788-3800 to make donations over the telephone. We are now able to arrange for a monthly donation to be credited to your credit card. Please click here  for an application



Consider partnering with us on a monthly basis through electronic funds transfers (EFT). This is done through your bank but you will require a one time application.  Please click here for an application.



We are set up to accept donations with PayPal. This is a secure program that is used world-wide to channel funds to recipients.  PayPal does take a percentage of your donation but it is fast and convenient for you.   

If you wish to designate your donation, you may do so as: general, physical or spiritual. Simply click on the "Donate" button and follow the instructions.

Note* Once payment is recorded you will have the opportunity to designate your donation if so desired.


We are also on which allows you to select almost any charity you wish to give to. Click the link below, search for Open Arms Mission and select us from the list.  We are the only Open Arms Mission on the list but should this ever change please confirm the address is 22 Fifth Street in Welland.

- donation receipt will come directly from Canada Helps -


Payroll Designation:

Through United Way you can give directly to Open Arms Mission as a payroll designation.  Talk to your employer about setting this up or call Melissa, our financial offer, who can tell you more and guide you through the process.


- all donations are receipted at year end -

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