The Society funds research to find a cure and support quality of life for people living with dementia.
Arts Umbrella brings the love of the arts to more than 20,000 children and youth each year, who may otherwise not be able to afford it.
Bard on the Beach
Bard on the Beach Education inspires youth through dynamic experiences with the language, characters and plays of William Shakespeare.
BC Women’s Hospital
The Teck Acute Care Centre officially opened in October 2017, as the core of B.C. Children’s Hospital. It includes, however, the BC Women’s Newborn ICU, where BC’s tiniest and most fragile newborns are admitted.
Blind Beginnings helps children and youth who are blind or partially sighted through education, workshops, summer camps, recreational activities, pre-employment training and individualized counselling.
Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
CanAssist, University of Victoria
Leif has significant mobility challenges. His robotic grabber was designed at UVic for him, which has increased his independence, inclusion and well-being.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice provides pediatric palliative care to children living with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them.
CKNW Kids’ Fund
CKNW Kids Fund is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children who live in British Columbia and are living with physical, mental, social and behavioural challenges.
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
The Crisis Centre provides emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education
The Center focuses on promoting positive human qualities in children by informing, inspiring and engaging them.
Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre
The Women’s Centre has created a safe haven deep in the heart of the Downtown Eastside area of Vancouver.
Dr. Peter’s AID Foundation
The Foundation provides comfort and care for people living with HIV.
Family Services of the North Shore
For sixty years, they have provided education, support, and counselling to connect and heal the North Shore community.
The Harvest Project reaches out to people in Vancouver’s North Shore who are challenged by family break-down, illness, job loss and poverty.
Health & Home Care Society of BC – Meals on Wheels Program
Every weekday volunteers provide more than 400 meals and friendly visits to home-bound seniors and individuals with acute medical conditions and those who are recovering from surgery, illness or injury.
Junior Achievement of British Columbia
Junior Achievement is dedicated to educating young people about business. This JA company entered their innovative bicycling signaling device into the SFU Opportunity Fest Competition and won the junior category. Congratulations, Team Klick.
North Shore ConneXions Society
This Society serves children and adults living with intellectual disabilities by providing quality programs and services which support their development, independence and empowerment and by advocating for a full range of community-based services to meet the unique needs of each person.
North Shore Disability Resource Centre
The NSDRC Association provides programs and services to people with disabilities, their families, caregivers to ensure they can live comfortably in a community free of physical and attitudinal barriers. Seen here, Frances Sollors of Bon Ami Bakery Café participated in MentorAbility as a mentor.
Pacific Autism Family Centre
The Centre’s core purpose is to be a Knowledge Centre which brings together research, information, learning, assessment, treatment and support to address the lifespan needs of individuals with ASD and related disorders.
Parya Trillium Foundation
Parya works to provide a welcoming space that meets the social and cultural needs of the Iranian-Canadian Community. Its aim is to strengthen the Farsi-Speaking community through education, social integration, community development and newcomer services.
Quest Food Exchange
Quest redistributes quality food by working in collaboration with food suppliers who donate their surplus food and with community partners who refer their clients. Photo features volunteers from the Red Leaf Language School.
Semiahmoo Community Safety Society
The Society strives to Create a safer community in the Semiahmoo Peninsula, which it achieves primarily through pedestrian and driver safety and a variety of other safety initiatives.
Spark encourages, engages, empowers and educates children and youth on the important and rewarding aspects of philanthropy that address global issues and make lasting positive change.
The SPCA protects and enhances the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia
Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society
The Society works to fulfill needs that are not met in the community, with special focus on Surrey’s children, youth and families.
Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation
Surrey Memorial offers family-focused care, from the birth of a baby to special care for Surrey’s seniors. Koltan, the first trauma dog in a BC hospital, is the resident best-friend at Surrey Memorial.
Swim Drink Fish
Swim Drink Fish’s goal is to build a national movement of active, informed individuals who work to ensure that there is swimmable, drinkable, fishable water for every Canadian forever.
Thank DOG I Am Out Rescue Society
Thank DOG I Am Out is dedicated to the rescue and re-homing of dogs who are at risk of being euthanized, surrendered, abused or neglected.
Transplant Research Society Foundation of British Columbia
The TRF provides funding to BC based scientists who are conducting transplant research in new areas of exploration that will lead to better quality of life and improved outcomes for transplant patients. Addison is a heart transplant recipient, and wants to be an author, teacher, baker and engineer.
VGH Neurosciences Unit, the British Columbia Centre for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Stroke research is supported in part through a donation from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, which has established the Vancouver Stroke Program/Division of Neurology’s Clinical Trials Unit at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.
Zajac Ranch for Children
Zajac Ranch provides camps for children and young adults with chronic, life-threatening and/or debilitating conditions.