Support Children and Youth!

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.”

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Investing in the future means investing in our youth. Improving the lives of Canadian youth will not only benefit their individual health, but will also benefit the health of our country as a whole.

The following non-profits in #BrokersOfGood support the well-being of young people.

Build a Biz Kids

Addresses the digital divide and teaches youth valuable skills such as leadership and resiliency through their Kid Entrepreneur program.

Canada Scores Vancouver

Provides vulnerable children with free after-school programming combining soccer, poetry and community projects.

KidzFirst Canada After-School Program Society

An after-school program supporting youth to overcome barriers in their lives and to empower their future.

Sail and Life Training Society (S.A.L.T.S.)

Gives young people (ages 13-25) the opportunity to develop their confidence, character, and teamwork skills while sailing traditional tall ships on the west coast of BC.

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

Ignites the potential of youth through their life-changing mentorship programs by matching kids with a caring mentor and providing the support they need to succeed.

ONE TO ONE Literacy Society

Pairs struggling young readers with trained literacy tutors to help children grow their skills, increase their self-confidence and blossom.

Decoda Literacy Solutions Society

Provides resources, training and funds, Decoda supports community-based literacy programs and initiatives in over 400 communities across BC.

Junior Achievement of British Columbia

Prepares and inspires youth to succeed in a global economy through business education programs focused on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

The Yoga Buggy Association

Brings yoga to all children to build attention span, self-regulation, body positivity, confidence, strength, flexibility, balance,resilience, and social-emotional awareness.

Environmental Youth Alliance

Empowers youth at risk to build resiliency and improve mental health through hands-on, nature-based learning in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Youth Gardens.

Friends of Living and Learning Through Loss

Designs and delivers grief education and loss support programs to youth, and provides training to other youth-serving communities to increase capacity and well being through difficult times.

Sea Smart

Inspires youth to love and respect our oceans by connecting them to the environment, helping to foster their connection to nature and how crucial its health is to their futures.

Community First Foundation

Fills the weekend hunger gap for children in Metro Vancouver by providing a backpack of food on Friday afternoon that’s full of healthy meals and snacks.

Check Your Head

Empowers young people to engage in social, environmental and economic justice movements and to create a more equitable, democratic and sustainable future.

Be the Change Earth Alliance

Inspires, educates, and empowers youth to take personal and collective action for a just, sustainable, resilient, and fulfilling world.

Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre of BC

Helps children who are deaf and hard of hearing to learn how to listen and speak using proven clinical and educational models.
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