Here are just a few ways you can donate to the Town of York Historical Society and Toronto’s First Post Office, whether it be one-time or regular giving.

For other questions regarding donations and financial support of the Town of York Historical Society and Toronto’s First Post Office please contact: Alex Miller-Gerrard, Executive Director at

1. Donate with credit card or debit using PayPal

Click the button below to donate online, safely and easily. You can also choose if this will be a one-time or re-occuring donation.

2. Donate by Cheque

Please make your cheque out to
“The Town of York Historical Society”

Mail cheque to:
Toronto’s First Post Office
260 Adelaide St. East
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 1N1

3. Donate Your Spare Change

​Rounding up is an easy way to support charities like the Town of York Historical Society and Toronto’s First Post Office. Powered by Canada Helps, a trusted organization for online giving, Moka (formerly Mylo) rounds up each purchase you make with a debit or credit card until you reach your donation goal.

Find out more about Rounding Up with Moka.

Why give using Moka? Your donation will be made automatically, and you’ll receive an official tax receipt to lower your tax bill. Refer a friend, and have a quick $5 donated in each of your names.

4. Donate With Your Paycheque via United Way

If your workplace has a payroll deduction program with the United Way, you can designate all or part of your paycheque donations towards The Town of York Historical Society/Toronto’s First Post Office!

Ask your workplace’s United Way team leader for a pledge form and fill in the following information:

  • Choose Option 3: “To another Registered Charity”
  • Full Name of Charity: “Town of York Historical Society”
  • Charitable Registration Number: 10810 1627 RR 0001
  • Mailing Address:
    260 Adelaide St. East, Toronto, ON, M5A 1N1

Consider Planned Giving

Planned giving allows you to provide future support for the organizations that are of the greatest importance to you — and can often allow you to  make a larger contribution than you might have thought possible.

These gifts ultimately provide a meaningful legacy in your name for the Town of York Historical Society.


Bequests are the most frequent type of planned gift received by charitable organizations. They are gifts and dispositions of property made under a will and directed to a specific beneficiary.

Bequests can be designated or undesignated, according to the donor’s wishes.

Recommended Type of Bequest:

Specific — A distribution of a specific dollar amount or a particular piece of property.