Canuck Place Children’s Hospice
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is a place of comfort and compassion where children could experience the simple joy of being a child, and families could cherish each moment together.
Canuck Place is a caring, innovative children’s hospice and community-based service that fully embraces the life of each child and family. They provide leadership in improving pediatric palliative care regionally, nationally and internationally through collaboration, education and research.
Rubina Hope for Kids
Rubina Wong was vacationing in Thailand when the tragic 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit.
To honour Rubina, her life and her values, a group of Rubina’s family and friends created Rubina Hope for Kids to help build a daycare in Thailand in one of the areas affected by the tsunami. This building of this daycare was accomplished in 2006 and Rubina Hope for Kids has since continued to hold annual fundraising events to raise money to aid needy children in our local community.
Easter Seals BC/Yukon
The BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities has been providing services to children and youth with disabilities since 1952. Every year, these camps bring together a very special community of nearly 800 individuals with disabilities to inspire, empower and build confidence.
YVR Art Foundation
YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) is an independent, nonprofit, charitable organization providing scholarships, grants, awards and exhibition opportunities for BC and Yukon First Nation artists. YVR for Kids donations assist the Foundation with their Aspiring Artist Awards Program.
AutismBC supports several grassroots projects aimed at children and siblings affected by Autism. These groups include social clubs, coffee meetups and sibling groups and are aimed at providing a safe, supportive environment where children and siblings can be themselves without fear of ridicule.
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
FSGV has a vision for brighter tomorrows in which all people are resilient, confident, and filled with hope. They work to inspire and support those in our community: children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.
Richmond Cares Richmond Gives
The Richmond Christmas Fund has been run by Richmond Cares Richmond Gives since 2001. Poverty, unfortunately, remains a reality in Richmond, a reality that hits particularly hard during the holiday season. For those struggling to get by, the Christmas Fund is a beacon of hope.
Richmond Therapeutic Riding Association
RTRA’s mission is to provide a quality therapeutic riding program for children and youth with disabilities in order to promote physical, social and psychological well being. Therapeutic Riding is a unique form of therapy that provides benefit to people with a variety of disabilities.
Blind Beginnings Society
Blind Beginnings inspires limitless potential for BC’s blind and partially sighted children. Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps, recreational activities and individualized counselling, Blind Beginnings offers these youth opportunities to develop skills, confidence and independence.
Hope Air is the only national charity providing free flights to low-income Canadians who must travel out of their communities for specialist medical care. Hope Air believes that where you live in Canada and how much money you make should not determine your ability to access our healthcare system. A free flight lets families focus on what is truly important – their health.
Dreams Take Flight
Dreams Take Flight is a national volunteer charitable organization dedicated to providing the trip of a lifetime to medically, mentally, physically, socially or emotionally challenged children. Dreams Take Flight Vancouver has been making dreams come true by taking deserving children with special needs from British Columbia to Disneyland since 1993.
Pivot Point Family Growth Centre
Pivot Point is a social service agency for children and adults with diverse abilities including autism throughout BC. Pivot Point supports behavioral, emotional, psychological, and educational needs while being committed to serving the whole family. Pivot Point puts their heart and science into creating positive change!