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participating countries and territories




partnered care facilities


volunteer sign-ups


cards received

Spreading love; one card at a time

We are a registered charity that aims to relieve the conditions attributable to being aged by providing companionship through handwritten cards. Together, we can spread sunshine to our seniors.

Senior citizen reading a card
Image of a senior citizen holding a card


Just $22 pays for the delivery of a bundle of cards to a care facility. As well, donations over $25 are eligible for a donation receipt.

Person holding a card


Looking for a way to get involved with your community from the comfort of your own home? Volunteer with Sending Sunshine today!


Nominate a Senior

Our Senior Nomination Program allows anyone in Canada to nominate a senior they know to receive cards from us!

Sending Sunshine winning an award

Award Recipient

In September 2022, we were awarded the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism by the Government of Ontario!

Wondering how your card gets to a senior in Canada?

It's an easy five-step process!


People learn about our initiative and make a card


Cards are sent from people across Canada and beyond to our P.O. Box


Every two weeks, cards are picked up from the P.O. Box


Cards are delivered to seniors across Canada


Seniors receive the cards

seniors around tables with cards


Nearly 1/3 of all seniors live by themselves


More than 40% of all seniors regularly experience loneliness


100% of seniors would appreciate a friendly card from YOU

Did you know?

What Our Seniors Say

Just wanted to express my sincere gratitude for the heartfelt note. I’m 66 years old just had a stroke L\S paralyzed so just letting you know you’ve gladdened the heart of this old man.

-Bob, Card Recipient

Where Your Sunshine is Sent

This map shows all the care facilities and seniors organizations that Sending Sunshine is partnered with, as well as the locations of our chapters!

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