National Volunteer Week 2020 | Zahra’s Story as a Volunteer Big Sister Mentor

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re celebrating the 13 million volunteers who contribute to the well-being of communities across Canada! This year, we’re sharing a couple of stories from volunteers in action. We reached out to Big Sisters of Lower Mainland BC and spoke to Zahra, one of their amazing volunteer mentors. Check out our conversation below.  Happy National […]

Non-Profit Highlight | The Cridge Centre for Women

This week we spoke with Marina Bazalitskaya, who shared a couple of profound stories about the impact The Cridge Transition House for Women has in the life of their clientele.  We can’t wait to share!  Hi Marina! Please describe your team and all those involved with The Cridge Transition House for Women? Our team at The […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Creative Humanizing Project

This week’s Non-Profit Highlight features the Creative Humanizing Project – an organization formed in early 2020 to support individuals who have been impacted by the criminal justice system. We spoke with Brianna Green, Co-Founder and Executive Director, to learn more about their vision and upcoming event. How did you and your co-founders meet? The other two founders […]

Non-Profit Highlight | WITS’ Pink Shirt Gala

The Pink Shirt Gala, WITS Programs Foundation‘s signature event in support of bullying prevention, falls on February 29, 2020 this year. We chatted with Mindy, WITS’ Communications Coordinator to get the scoop! What is the Pink Shirt Gala? The Pink Shirt Gala will be an evening of PINK, with pink-inspired cocktails, food, décor, dress, entertainment, and surprises. […]

Give to Non-Profits in Vancouver & Victoria this Holiday Season

What causes do you support? Whether you find yourself volunteering to coach your daughter’s soccer team, protesting at the latest climate change rally, or serving a hot meal to a person in need, we all have causes that are close to our hearts. There are a number of non-profits in Vancouver and Victoria, consider giving […]

Non-Profit Highlight | BC Tech for Learning

The BC Tech for Learning Society is featured in this week’s Non-Profit Highlight.  We spoke with Brandon Chow about the organization’s focus on recruiting youth interns to refurbish donated technology from businesses and individuals to return to communities in need. How did you get involved with BC Tech for Learning? I first got involved with BC Technology for Learning by […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Our Place Society

We are excited to feature Our Place Society in our latest Non-Profit Highlight. In this post we touch base with Grant McKenzie, Director of Communications, about their upcoming campaign, “Coldest Night of the Year.” CNOY encourages the people of Victoria to walk in solidarity to raise funds for the hungry, homeless and hurting people in the Victoria community.  Our […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Community First Foundation

The Community First Foundation is featured in this week’s Non-Profit Highlight. We spoke with Lorraine Winchester, about the organization’s focus on fighting childhood hunger. Community First Foundation  — Tackling Childhood Hunger Thousands of children in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland are going hungry. While school breakfast, lunch and snack programs are actively addressing this crisis, the weekend remains a difficult […]

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