How are your gifts Processed?

Information we collect and why

When you use this platform to make a donation, we will collect the following information from you:

  • Your name and email address , mailing address (as mandatory) and your telephone number (as optional).
  • If given, your consent to send you further direct marketing communications by email. You can also opt-out of future postal contact.

We will only use this information to process your donation and keep a record of it for income tax purposes. We do not have access to your financial information, which is securely managed by a recognized payment gateway or credit card agency.

Any consents given will be managed according to our full privacy policy. We will always keep your data safe and secure. You can update your preferences by contacting us at or at 604-526-2747 ext. 502.

Fees Explained

Wildlife Rescue Association uses the following processing fees from your donation to help cover transaction fees and keep our online donation service secure. When you opt to cover fees, we ensure more of your money goes towards helping our cause.

Payment Processing fees:

  • Credit Cards: 2.9% + C$0.30 per successful card charge
  • Paypal: 1.99%
  • PAD (Canadian Bank Debit): 1% + C$0.40 per successful transactions (capped at C$5)

Platform fees:

  • Fundraise Up Donation Processing Module & Address Verification Tool: 2%