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From November 15th until December 15th, CANEX will be matching*
every dollar donated to Support Our Troops and Soldier On

You can donate to Support Our Troops & Soldier On in-store and on CANEX.ca at checkout.

The need for support grows each year as more members reach out to access these programs.

 

How will your donation support the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Community?

  • Your generous donation will go towards Soldier On equipment grants to ill and injured members, removing the financial barriers to being active for life. 
  • It will also go towards the Support Our Troops Holiday Hamper Program, helping families access much needed support during the holiday season.

Visit us in-store or online at CANEX.ca from November 15th - December 15th, 2022 to show your support to the CAF Community!

 

Make a donation today. It could help someone you know.

The Official Charitable Causes of the Canadian Armed Forces

Established in 2007, Support Our Troops meets the unique needs and special challenges faced by members of the Canadian Armed Forces community as a result of military service. It operates within Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services.

Soldier On is a program of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) which contributes to the recovery of ill and injured CAF members and veterans by providing opportunities and resources through sport, recreational, and creative activities.

Ways to Donate Through CANEX

IN STORE

Visit a CANEX store and donate at the checkout counter

ONLINE

Visit CANEX.CA and add a donation at checkout

BY SHOPPING

Purchase Support Our Troops or Soldier On Merchandise and 15% of proceeds are directly donated

Stories That Inspire 

Support Our Troops programming helped this military family feel supported as they navigated the financial realities of raising a child with exceptionalities

"But we’re human and we did need support. The grant made us feel like our community was on our side and wanted to help alleviate some of the pressure."

Learn More

For retired Warrant Officer Joanne Bradley winning is not about being first across the finish line. As a member of Team Canada, she has shown time and time again that the victories we remember rarely involve gold medals

“I might have gotten a bit teary, but luckily in the water nobody can tell,” she says. “I’m discovering that I’m more capable of doing things than I thought I was. In the water, everything works properly. I feel free and graceful!”

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How the COVID-19 Emergency Grant helped reduce a military couple’s stress of a recent breast cancer diagnosis and service-related self-isolation

"At the same time we were also grappling with my recent breast cancer diagnosis. The emotional toll of organizing treatment in a country that, like the rest of the world, was closing down was overwhelming to say the least. ”

Learn More

Making a Positive Impact In your Community 



$2M

distributed last year to support military members and their families


273

children  enjoyed summer camp last year


85

military family members received a scholarship last year

Source: supportourtroops.ca, June 2022



97%

of donations directly support Soldier On Members


10,000

ill & injured members supported by Soldier On


$8M

disbursed through Soldier On to support members

Source: supportourtroops.ca, June 2022

Shop Support Our Troops & Soldier On Merchandise and
15% will go back to the CAF Community

 

 

Donation FAQs

 

What is Support Our Troops?

Support Our Troops is the official charitable cause of the Canadian Armed Forces. It works to meet the unique needs and special challenges faced by members of the Canadian Armed Forces community, such as dangers of the job, long absences from home, and relocation across Canada and the world. Support Our Troops helps military members, Veterans, the ill and/or injured, and their families, through a series of grants and programs.

 

What is Soldier On?

Soldier On is a program of the Canadian Armed Forces, which contributes to the recovery of ill and injured CAF members and veterans by providing opportunities and resources through sport, recreational, and creative activities.

 

How do I donate towards Soldier On & Support Our Troops on CANEX.ca?

During the first step of checkout on CANEX.ca, you will find a donation section under your Order Summary on the right. Simply select your donation amount from the dropdown menu and click “Add Donation”. Your order total will update automatically to reflect your donation.

 

How much can I donate?

You can donate $1, $2 or $5 during your checkout online or donate any amount in-store.

Donations are also accepted all year-round in-store or online in case you would like to donate throughout the year. 

 

Can I donate a larger amount than $5?

A larger amount than $5 can be donated in-store at any CANEX location or directly through visiting Support Our Troops online at www.supportourtroops.ca/donate or Soldier On at soldieron.ca.

 

Will I get a tax receipt for my donation?

Donations made in-store at CANEX for amounts of $10 or more are eligible for a tax receipt by completing an online form, here. You will need to take a picture of your in-store receipt that shows your donation amount and upload it onto the online form. Once the form is submitted, you will receive your tax receipt by January 31, 2023 (for donations made between November 15th – December 15th, 2022).

 

How will my donation be used?

Your gift today will help meet the extraordinary challenges faced by members of the CAF Community and their families as a result of military service.

 

How else can I contribute to Support Our Troops or Soldier On?

With the purchase of Support Our Troops or Soldier On items at CANEX, 15% of proceeds are donated all year-round to programs that support military members, Veterans, the ill and/or injured, and their families.

 

Can I still donate after December 15th?

Yes! For our customers’ convenience, we have made the option to donate in-store and on CANEX.ca available year-round. However, for this campaign only, CANEX will match* your donation to double your contribution to the CAF Community.

 

*CANEX will match donations up to $15,000.

 

Welcome to CANEX.ca, Canada’s Military Store!

As a proud division of the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, CANEX has developed this exclusive shopping website to better serve the retail needs of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Community.

By clicking here, you confirm that you are a member of the Canadian Armed Forces or part of the extended CAF community.

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