Green Bottle Depot partners with several charitable organizations in the communities we serve. Our customers are welcome to explore donating their beverage container refund to a charitable organization of their choice. We pledge to make providing your bottle donations an easy process. Donating your refund is a great way to use your cash for change.
Customers can donate one, some, or all of their containers to the charitable partner of their choice, with each charity’s policies on tax receipts being present for our clients to take advantage of. Contact your local Green Bottle Depot for more information on using your refund for a good cause. We look forward to helping you help one of our charitable partners.
About The Organizations We Partner With
Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation is focused on raising money to find gentler and more personalized cures for children worldwide. With your bottle donations and additional support, this charitable organization can completely change how children receive their care when they make breakthroughs.
YESS (Youth Empowerment and Support Services)
YESS works with traumatized youth, helping them in their journey toward a better tomorrow and keeping kids from falling through the cracks. Based out of Edmonton, YESS gives children immediate and low-barrier shelter 24/7.
They also host a drop-in resource centre, temporary housing independently and with cohorts, and individualized and all-encompassing support for young people aged 15-24. This charitable organization helps keep youth off the streets, making the next generation feel safe and secure.
Empties To Winn
Empties to Winn is a charity that provides support and accommodations to individuals struggling with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Services like these are essential for providing long-term care for individuals who have difficulties caring for themselves. Empties to Winn also makes it easy to give by offering bottle pick-up services that streamline the donation process.
Alberta Cans For Kids
Alberta Cans For Kids is a fundraising initiative implemented by the ABDA (Alberta Bottle Depot Association) to raise money and awareness for causes that provide support, accommodations, and medical care for kids across Alberta. The charitable causes that Alberta Cans For Kids works with include RMHC Alberta, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, and the Alberta Children’s Hospital. (link to RMHC, Stollery etc)
Fort McMurry SPCA
Use your bottle donations to support our furry friends. The Fort Mcmurray SPCA is an animal shelter that provides rescue services to Albertan dogs and cats. This shelter also arranges foster homes for various animals, keeping them safe and off the street. The Fort Mcmurray SPCA also hosts multiple events such as cat yoga classes for community members to help with animal socialization, rehabilitation, and shelter funding.
Second Chance! Animal Rescue Society
The Second Chance! Animal Rescue Society is a shelter that helps keep animals off the street. They welcome the aid of various foster homes and volunteers from within the community, and they allow donors to sponsor areas of their SCARS (Second-Chance Country Refuge Facility).
Banff Child Care Centre
The Banff Child Care Centre vows to provide local families with quality child care, and chances for growth in an environment focused on activity and fun! This centre features Puzzles, an initiative that provides families of the Bow Valley with children between the ages of 1 and 5 with high-quality child care through a focused curriculum.
Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation
The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation raises money to support the pursuit of excellent childhood healthcare, education on the needs of children’s hospitals, and ensuring that high-quality childhood healthcare is given to every Albertan child.
RMHC (Ronald McDonald House Charity)
The RMHC (Ronald McDonald House Charity) helps families who need to travel to access high-quality health care for their children. The RMHC is an essential option for families when housing becomes relevant to their child’s care. RMHC helps families stay together.
SkipTheDepot is a service that makes using the bottle depot easy through accessible drop-off services and pick-up services. They also offer the ability to use your bottle donations to support local charities. Some of the charities that SkipTheDepot works with include, but are not limited to, AARCS, The Mustard Seed, Tiny Footprints YEG, and more.