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Canoeists in Cootes Paradise © Noah Cole

Get Involved

From weddings to bird-a-thons, bake sales to birthdays – you can raise funds for the wild species and spaces you love. No event is too big or too small! Whatever the occasion, we’re honoured to benefit and appreciate you sharing our conservation message.

If you have any questions or would like to chat about your fundraising plans, please contact Kirsten Dahl, Director of Development, at 1-800-440-2366 ext. 235 or kirstend@ontarionature.org.

Carden Plain, birdwatching © Noah Cole

Donate to Celebrate – Pledge Your Celebration to Nature

Take action and start your campaign today. Here are some ideas to get you started.

  • Birthday – Ask your friends and family for donations instead of gifts this year
  • Wedding – Choose to use your wedding favours to support a charitable cause close to your heart
  • Anniversary – Ask your friends and family to make donations to celebrate your milestone in a memorable way
  • Any other special day for you-you can raise funds for a cause you care about any day!
Cookies for Critters bake sale © Summers family

A Birthday Hike

Heather and Cyrus brought eight 11-year-olds to Sydenham River Nature Reserve to celebrate their daughter’s birthday and encouraged donations rather than traditional birthday gifts – all the while giving the kids a great day in nature!

Birthday hike at Sydenham River Nature Reserve © Heather Bowman

Set a Goal For Nature

Take action and start your activity today. Here are some ideas to get you started!

  • Outdoor events – You can kayak, hike, bike do a bird-a-thon and more to raise funds for a charitable cause you care about
  • Bake sale – People always love an excuse to eat treats!
  • Art sale – Are you a photographer or artist? Host a sale, auction or show with proceeds to a support a cause close to your heart
  • Fitness challenge – Join a race and raise funds for Ontario Nature
  • Silent auction – A great option to get offices and schools involved
Team Ontario Nature at the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon © Maggie Janik

Sun Salutation Yoga Event

The Paschima Centre for Yoga & Healing Arts raised funds and brought on 26 new members to Ontario Nature at their outdoor yoga event in St. Catharines. You can do anything to raise funds for wild species and spaces you love!

Fun Sun Salutation Yoga fundraiser event

Getting Started

Choose your activity, let your friends and family know, then send us the money you’ve raised so it can start going to work for wild species and spaces! Here’s how:

  • Phone – Please call Kirsten Dahl at 1-800-440-2366 ext. 235 to make your donation by credit card or debit card
  • Mail – Send your cheque with a note clearly stating your full name, address and the event you raised your funds for to our address below
  • Online – Make your donation. Please take a moment to contact Kirsten to let us know you’ve made your donation at 1-800-440-2366 ext. 235.