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There are plenty of ways you can take action to support our life-saving work. You can donate, fundraise for us or even create a settlement team to sponsor and support an LGBTQI+ newcomer. For more information on how to support Rainbow Railroad, please email [email protected]

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Make a Donation

Thank you for giving to Rainbow Railroad. Please consider making a recurring donation!



We create partnerships with businesses committed to social justice and global LGBTQI+ rights.



Your generosity fuels our work. Fundraising for Rainbow Railroad will help change an LGBTQI+ person’s life.

Plan a Gift

Plan a Gift

Easy ways to make a lasting impact: beneficiary on accounts, gift of life insurance, gift in will.

Other Ways To Give

Other Ways To Give

Support Rainbow Railroad through donating securities, airline points and more.

Sponsor a Case

Sponsor a Case

Through the Government of Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship Program, Rainbow Railroad partners with community members to bring LGBTQI+ people to Canada. Creating or joining an existing settlement team can be a rewarding and valuable way to give back.

Book a Speaker

Book a Speaker

When booking a speaker from Rainbow Railroad, please consider making a donation to our cause.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I donate in another way? (PayPal, Canada Helps, etc.)

Yes! We are available to accept one-time or monthly gifts on a number of donation platforms.

Who do I contact if I have a question or issue with my donation?

Please contact [email protected] and a staff member will get back to you.

Can I mail in a donation?

Yes. Donations can be mailed to:
Rainbow Railroad 401 Richmond St. W. Suite 360 Toronto ON M5V 3A8
Rainbow Railroad USA 424 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019

Why should I donate monthly?

Donating monthly gives Rainbow Railroad a secure and reliable source of income each month, allowing us to be able to plan ahead more strategically in our operations.

How can I change my payment information or amount for my monthly gift?

Contact [email protected] with your name, credit card number and expiry date.

How do I cancel my monthly gift?

Please contact [email protected] and a staff member will get back to you.

Are donations tax-deductible?

Yes. Donations of $25 or more to Rainbow Railroad are tax-deductible. Canadian donors will receive a Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA)-compliant receipt of donation, while American and international donors will receive one in compliance with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). To request a tax receipt for a donation under $25, please email [email protected].

Donations that are collected as a lump sum at an event are unfortunately not tax-deductible.

Can we use the Rainbow Railroad logo?

Most likely yes, but we need to hear from you first. If you’re a business looking to brand your product with the Rainbow Railroad logo and donate a portion of your sales, reach out to [email protected]. If you’re hosting an event, please reach out to us at [email protected]. Please refrain from using our logo without explicit permission.

Can my employer match my gift?

Once you have a tax receipt, you can ask your employer if they can match it.

What are the organization’s charitable registration numbers?

Rainbow Railroad USA 501(c) (3) EIN47-4896980
Canadian Charitable No. 827142530RR0001

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