Adra Canada

Other Names: Adventist Development And Relief Agency, Canada

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We are the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—part of the 20-million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network. We deliver relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, gender, or religious association. By partnering with local communities, organizations, and governments, we are able to deliver culturally relevant programs and build local capability for sustainable change.


  • map-point20 Robert St W, Newcastle ON, L1B1C6

  • map-point(905) 446-2372

  • map-pointhttp://www.adra.ca

  • map-pointContact person: Sharmilla Reid

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 132056813RR0001

  • map-point29 full-time staff

  • map-pointstayintouch@adra.ca

2018 Revenues: $19,861,901

<b>2121070</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>2964</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>7850862</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>-956844</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>10528941</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>314908</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $19,297,347

<b>16633441</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>697950</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>595028</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>1370928</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $11,430,829

<b>7340757</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>788959</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>2001853</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>1299260</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $2,838,276

<b>340670</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>2497606</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Adra Canada does work in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Adra Canada does work in Cambodia.
Adra Canada does work in Other countries in Central and South America.
Adra Canada's headquarters is located at 20 Robert St W, Newcastle ON, L1B1C6.

Breakdown of Programs

30 20 10


Where the Money Goes

Fundraising Methods

Ads Collection Plate Door to Door Internet Mail Planned Giving Phone