The Ivanhoe Homes receives no Government funding and is financed entirely through its own efforts and the generous support of Caring Friends.

The Ryder-Cheshire Victorian Homes Foundation which runs the Ryder-Cheshire Ivanhoe Homes is a fully registered not-for-profit organisation and donations of $2 and over made to The Ivanhoe Homes are tax deductible.

There are a number of ways donations can be made:

Donation Online:


Donate by Mail:

If you would like to make a donation by mail you can do so by downloading the Donation Form and sending donations Payable to:

Ryder-Cheshire Victorian Homes Foundation Inc

10-14 Donaldson Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria, 3079

Please include your contact details so we can send you a receipt

Donate by Phone:

To donate using your credit card over the phone please call us on (03) 9254 2400 and one of our friendly staff will assist you with this and send you a receipt in the mail and/or have it emailed to you.

Donate as a Gift:

Donations are becoming a popular way of giving a meaningful gift.  Donations can be made in someone else’s name using any methods listed on this page.  Whichever method you use, you will be sent a receipt for the Donation Gift and the person you are giving to will receive a note of thanks.


A bequest left as part of a will is another way that people may choose to support the home.  As there are no paid fund raisers and collectors and a totally voluntary committee, you can be assured that your donations and bequests will be used fully for the purpose of maintaining the vital work and facilities at the home which ultimately improves the lives of patients and carers who stay with us.

We would like to thank you in advance for assisting us in our quest to support others.

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