Patrick is in his wheelchair in a forest surrounded by his older parents and sister, holding his hand

Shine Foundation

Social Service


How do you want your legacy to shine? Do you hope to support vulnerable youth in Canada? Create opportunities for young people and inspire brighter futures? Improve mental health outcomes? By leaving a gift to Shine Foundation in your Will, your legacy will continue to brighten young futures.

Shine Foundation changes the lives of young people aged 11-21 living with severe physical disabilities across Canada. Our Shine Experiences program helps youth become more engaged in their future by shining a light on their potential and creating opportunities for them to make the impact they strive for.

Our Impact

Our program focuses on the unique needs and aspirations of each young person we serve. These personalized experiences are customized by the recipient and brought to life by Shine’s dedicated program team. From meeting a hero, to adapted sports equipment, we encourage them to shine bright!

Shine Experiences help young people living with severe physical disabilities imagine new possibilities, inspire them to reach their future goals, and develop a sense of purpose that can last a lifetime. In fact, after their Shine Experience, many are inspired to turn their experience into potential careers or advancing their education. We strive to help young people discover a world where possibilities shine brighter.

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Legal Name

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

Charity Number

12995 4822 RR0001

How your gift will be used

Legacy giving ensures that many young people will shine for years into the future, allowing you to do lasting good in your community while optimizing tax and other financial benefits. Professional advice from your lawyer, accountant, or financial advisor will help determine the best option for you.

There are over 60,000 youth in Canada who currently qualify for our programs, making the need greater than ever before. With your support, we can create more impactful experiences that change the lives of young people, helping build confidence, independence, and optimism that fuels them through life’s challenges so they can achieve their goals for the future.

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