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 […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Sierra Club BC

During the week of September 20-27th, 2019, the world saw 7.6 million people take to the streets for “the biggest climate mobilization in history.” Following this impactful event, HeartPress is excited to highlight Sierra Club BC, a Victoria-based non-profit focused on defending nature and confronting climate change. We spoke with Elisabeth Hazell, the Manager of Donor Support and Engagement, about […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Victoria Symphony

Our latest Non-Profit Highlight features the Victoria Symphony. Tina Thompson, their Senior Sponsorship Officer, spoke with us about the organization’s community-wide projects. Victoria Symphony  — Enriching Lives through Music The Victoria Symphony is a vital part of our community and provides cultural experiences. They present artistically excellent concerts and offer an extensive community outreach and education program. Their mission is to […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Sail and Life Training Society

We are excited to feature the Sail and Life Training Society (SALTS) in our latest Non-Profit Highlight. David Eggert, SALTS’ Director of Development and Relief Captain, shed light on the organization’s dedication to the mentorship of youth.  SALTS  — Training Young People, By the Sea, For Life SALTS gives young people (age 13-25) the opportunity to develop their confidence, character, and teamwork […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Mainland BC Military Family Resource Centre

Our Non-Profit Highlight this week features the Mainland BC Military Family Resource Centre(Mainland BC MFRC). The organization’s Executive Director, Tracy Cromwell, spoke with us about their unwavering support for military families in BC. Mainland BC MFRC — Family First Guided by their motto “the strongest force is family,” Mainland BC MFRC focuses on supporting families that are […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Junior Achievement British Columbia – Vancouver Island

This week’s Non-Profit Highlight celebrates the 100th anniversary of Junior Achievement BC (JABC)!  We spoke with the Director of Community Engagement of JABC, Cheryl Borgmann, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all. Junior Achievement BC — 100 Years […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society

We are excited to feature the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society in this week’s Non-Profit Highlight.  We spoke with the Executive Director of the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society (NWPS), Kristine Krynitzki, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all. Northwest Wildlife […]

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