Give to ISTAR

Since 1986, our donors have been working with us to help people who stutter achieve their dream of speaking with confidence and without fear. We need your support to continue making those dreams come true.
Quite simply, your donation will forever change the life of a person who stutters.


Reasons to Give

Why give to ISTAR? Your donation will forever change the life of someone who stutters, ensuring that they achieve their dream of speaking with confidence and without fear.

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Ways to Give

Find out the many ways to give to ISTAR. Ready to make your mark? We can help you make a gift now.

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Fund Descriptions

  • ISTAR Client Assistance Program donation will support individuals facing financial challenges to receive the specialized and transformative care ISTAR provides.
  • Dr. Einer Boberg Memorial Endowment - This endowed fund was created in memory of ISTAR's founder, Dr. Einer Boberg. Your donation to this endowment ensures that ISTAR client treatment and research continue to be supported into the future. Annual disbursements are used for client care, stuttering research, and institute operations.
  • ISTAR Client Support Fund - your donation to this fund supports direct care and other institution costs related to providing exceptional client care.
  • ISTAR Edmonton - your generosity will help to support the ISTAR Edmonton office to provide innovative and transformative care.
  • ISTAR Calgary - your generosity will assist the ISTAR Calgary office to provide innovative and transformative treatment to our clients in the south.
  • Ashley's Future Voice Fund Endowment - this endowed fund provides financial support to young people up to including the age of 25, who are accessing treatment and/or assessment services at ISTAR.
When you give to the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine you are transforming lives

As a passionate ISTAR partner, you recognize the importance of providing the necessary support to help individuals speak with confidence and without fear

Your generosity makes so much possible. You give our clients the best chances of success and ensure every voice matters!