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Year-end giving: Make sure you get (tax) credit

Dec 18/13

Thank you, Laurier donors! 

This year, gifts supported a variety of areas of the university such as campus enhancements, financial aid and creating student-centred accessible programming. Our students, faculty and staff are grateful for your support.

Havenít made your gift yet? Thereís still time to support Laurier and to receive a 2013 tax credit for your gift. Please follow the instructions below to ensure your donation is properly credited and receipted for the 2013 tax year. 

The easiest way to ensure you receive year-end giving credit is to make a gift online at By visiting this secure site, you will also have access to our tax calculator which can aid you in determining the size of your gift. Online gifts must be received by midnight on Dec. 31, 2013, to qualify for a 2013 tax receipt. 

If you are making a gift by cheque, your cheque must be dated for 2013, and the envelope must be postmarked or date-stamped no later than Dec. 31, 2013 to be eligible for the tax credit. 

Cheques should be made out to Wilfrid Laurier University and mailed to the following address:

Wilfrid Laurier University 
University Development, Alumni Hall
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5 

If you are making your gift in person, please note that the university closes for the holiday season Dec. 23 at 4:30 p.m., re-opening on Jan. 2, 2014. For your convenience, in Waterloo, there is a drop box located at the main entrance of Alumni Hall (to the left of the doors); in Brantford, you can drop off your donation at the Carnegie Building. 

If you are making a gift of stock, the gift must be received in our account no later than Dec. 20, 2013, to allow sufficient time for processing. Click here to access the form for the donation of securities. 

If you have questions about your donation and require information during the holiday period, please contact:

Sean Thomas
Director, Advancement Services
(519) 884-0710 ext. 3866
Cell phone: (519) 591-3588

Happy holidays.


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