Frequently Asked Questions

We have combined the questions we get asked the most on this page in order to help you get answers.

What is the current total raised?

Please visit our donation page and look under "Funds Raised" to view the current total raised.

Where do I donate?

Please visit our donation page to donate online.

Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?

Tax receipts will be emailed for all donations over $20 made in Canada (by cheque or online). The receipts are issued from the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada. Tax receipts may be issued for US donations made online through CAF

Does HEADing to 2022 have a registered charity number?

No. HEADing to 2022 is an initiative of the canadian registered charity Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada - BN: 832018279RR0001. For more info on our charity please visit

Can I donate by cheque?

Yes. Click here for our mailing address

Can I participate in this research as a patient?

Unfortunately this research is not in human trials yet. You can visit the research team's website to see when they start and what the requirements will be.

How can I help fundraise for this initiative?

  • Facebook Fundraisers

    • For Facebook and other fundraisers, please contact us for up to date information.
  • Canada Helps Fundraisers

    • Visit our "Teams" page
    • Click "Create a team" or "Join a team"
    • Sign up and follow the instructions
  • Other Ideas

Other ways to help?

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