Durham Regional Police said it happened at around 4 a.m. on Jan. 10 in the area of Bayly Street and Liverpool Road.
Police said a donation box that had a “quantity of cash” was stolen during a break and enter.
The suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a mask, police said.
Anyone who has information on the incident was asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2533 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.