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KidSafe provides healthy meals, learning and fun activities for children in Vancouver’s inner city. The program is geared towards vulnerable kids, giving them a place to go after school and an...
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Never in her wildest dreams did 10-year old Kelyn Clowes think that breaking a board would be on her list of summer accomplishments. But after summer camp training at Master Sirota’s Martial Arts...
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SWOVA and Howe Sounds Women's Centre Vancouver Foundation understands the importance of violence prevention and funded two worthy initiatives aimed at curbing violence in our society. The Respectful...
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Kids Up Front Foundation Kids Up Front Foundation gives underprivileged families the opportunity to attend entertainment events they couldn’t have afforded otherwise. One father says, “It’s been...
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Zajac Ranch Each year Zajac Ranch welcomes hundreds of children with chronic illnesses and disabilities. With facilities to accommodate their health needs the kids are able to focus on making friends...
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Mount Pleasant Community Centre Daycare workers in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant area were frustrated because they were struggling to help parents who were experiencing social, economic and health...
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Langley Children's Society Parents with special needs children are often overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. The Child Development Centre’s preschool program allows kids to participate in...
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A dedicated philanthropist, Wosk has had a long involvement with Vancouver Foundation. He is a member of the Foundation's Education Advisory Committee and in 2005 established the Yosef Wosk Libraries...
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CBCI Program Meet Dr. Margaret McGregor while she does a routine health check with one of her patients. McGregor is one of the many health practitioners who has benefitted from the Community Based...
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Scouts Canada The Lower Mainland is the ideal playground for Scouts. Their community-based programs take kids on field trips, outdoor activities, camping and conservation projects. Over 12,000 kids...
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HIPPY Britannia Community Centre Not everyone can afford pre-school for their children. HIPPY, which stands for Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters, helps teach parents how to...
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Emma's Daycare High school education is the foundation for adult life. Emma’s Daycare, provided on-site at Sir Charles Tupper School, helps make it easier for teenage mothers to finish their...
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Abbotsford Community Services It’s never too early for kids to start enjoying reading and learning. ABC-123 is a pre-school program that focuses on literacy. With all of the play of a typical pre-...
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Vancouver Humane Society Leslie Fox, from the Vancouver Humane Society teaches youth to think critically about how their food choices affect the environment. Typically people see animal rights as...
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Richmond Homeless Cats It’s Club Med for cats – the largest cat shelter in North America. All they want is love, says one volunteer. And they get it here in Richmond on six acres of suburban farmland...
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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...
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