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Enterprising Non-Profits Starting a business with an ulterior motive of helping the community can be a challenge. Enterprising Non-Profits aims to make it easier by helping social enterprises develop...
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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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Business Objects When it comes to corporate philanthropy, the employees drive the giving at Business Objects, an SAP company. “Old” corporate philanthropy is the CEO writing a check. “New” corporate...
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Pacific Parklands Foundation They call them the crazy boggers. In 1999, a group of volunteers with the Pacific Parklands Foundation set about restoring the Camosun Bog on the fringes of Pacific...
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The South Granville Seniors Centre is a gathering place, a place to connect and find companionship. The Centre promotes healthy and independent lifestyles with activities from bridge to yoga, day...
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Allan Brooks Nature Centre Not only does the Allan Brooks Nature Centre have amazing views and stunning wildlife but there is also a large “city” of yellow-bellied marmots outside. Named after the...
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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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Since 1975, VanDusen Botanical Garden has been educating the public about the importance of biodiversity, right in the heart of Vancouver. A former golf course saved from development by concerned...
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Vancouver Academy of Music The Academy is more than just a school of music. It’s a community where students can grow as musicians. They offer classical classes for all levels from three-year olds...
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Surrey Museum Surrey Museum has been busy collecting artifacts, and building an audience. When they amassed almost 100,000 artifacts and archival documents, they decided it was time for a new home...
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MN8 Sound One youth says the MN8 Sound Program was the best thing that ever happened to him. That is the power of music. Therapist Avrum Nadigel created the program hoping that music would help youth...
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Kiwassa Neighbourhood House runs an art therapy program for pre-teens in East Vancouver. Issues like self-esteem, identity and bullying can pose challenges for kids. Kiwassa encourages them to work...
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Ballet Kelowna Words cannot convey the beauty of this movement. Tour jeté en l’air, panché arabesque, into lift. Retiré into fouetté pirouette, finish with lift, arms en haut. They do it again… and...
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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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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...
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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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