Tollkeeper's Cottage and Community History Project Memberships
The Community History Project owns and runs the Tollkeeper's Cottage situated on land leased from the City of Toronto.
We offer memberships for $20 a year. Family memberships are only $35 per year.
Membership fees to help pay for expenses. Being a member helps build community.
Some of the benefits of becoming a member are as follows:
- Receiving Community History Project newsletters
- Can join a scheduled walk for no extra cost (after pandemic close down).
- Can bring a guest to walks for no extra cost
- Priority registration for Community History Project events such as talks at the Cottage
-Other prior notice of activities, such as signing up for cookies on our Cookie day (this year it was oversubscribed with only Members)
- A party held after Cookie Day in December, at the cottage, with a pot-luck meal afterwards..(post Pandemic)
- Tax receipt on membership fee
- Annual meeting at the Cottage in September..another chance to meet fellow history buffs!
- Eligible to become a board member..
It is easy to renew or start your membership.
Simply write us a note and check and send it to us at the address below.
We also can take e-transfers using interac. In this case go to your bank site and send an internet transfer for $20 to our email address with a note in the internet transfer box as described below
To do an e-transfer normally you must do online banking at a Canadian Financial Institution. Go to their web site to get started and look for interac e-transfers
To purchase or renew a membership by e-Transfer, send $20 or $35 for family membership, (or more if you wish to donate extra) to email@example.com.
Please include your Name (for Tax receipt), Address and any specific comments related to your membership in the message box (if you use e-Transfer)
or your letter (if you use a cheque) so we can ensure you receive a receipt.
Our mailing address is currently:
Community History Project
207-580 Christie St.
Toronto, Ontario M6G 3E3
Please send an email to Tollkeeperscottage@gmail.com
if you need more information.
Memberships run from 1 June to 31 May each year. People who sign up late in a membership year get an extension into the following membership year. Communication, eg newsletters are sent by email unless other arrangements are made.
Do I need to add a security question?
No security question is needed as our account up has been setup to automatically receive deposits.
How will I know my donation was received?
You will receive an email confirming your gift was received.
When will I get my tax receipt?
Tax receipts for e-Transfers will be mailed annually in early February of the following year.
What is the minimum and maximum amount I can give?
There is no minimum amount, however, only gifts or memberships $20 or over will be issued a tax receipt. The maximum amount depends on the daily limit defined with your bank. Contact them for details.
How much does it cost to send money via an Interac e-Transfer?
There may be a fee from your financial institution for using the Interac e-Transfer service. Please check with your bank or credit union directly.
To learn more about Interac e-Transfer’s check out their FAQ page.