Rescuing birds of prey

Pesticide poisonings, car accidents, fighting, shootings: the world can be fraught with hazards for birds of prey.

OWL Rehabilitation Society in Delta cares for eagles, owls, hawks and falcons as they recover from their injuries. They also provide fascinating educational opportunities on-site and at local schools.

Hereditary Cancer Program

Access to health care can be difficult in remote, rural areas. But thanks to technology, patients can avoid a trip to larger cities and still get help, counselling and answers to their questions about their illness.

“I think the service they offer is just as adequate as if we were to sit in the same room,” says Bernice Mafee, Hereditiary Cancer Program participant.

Funding from Vancouver Foundation helped families that have a history of cancer get information and education via video conferencing.


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