Donor Rights

The Board of Directors of BC Children's Hospital Foundation is in place to ensure that donors:

  1. are informed of our mission, of the way we intend to use donated resources, and of our capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes;
  2. are informed of the identity of those serving on our governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities;
  3. have access to our most recent financial statements;
  4. are assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they are given;
  5. receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition;
  6. are assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law;
  7. can expect that all relationships with individuals representing our organization will be professional in nature;
  8. are informed whether those seeking donations from our organization are volunteers, employees of BC Children's Hospital Foundation, or hired solicitors;
  9. can expect that BC Children's Hospital Foundation will not share or sell a mailing list that includes the donor's name;
  10. feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.