Making A Difference in your Community
Being able to give is a gift in itself. The smallest gestures can have the biggest impact. Nothing happens overnight, but if we all start by contributing to our community and helping out locally, then we can aid globally.
we can all be
If you have an idea about how to make a difference in your community, we want to hear about it. Every great idea started with one person believing in it. If you build it, they will come. All it takes is some good will and the heart to try.
Your Greatest Self.
Come join us to help out the community! We are always up to something, whether it's handing out sandwiches down at the DTES, or creating awareness for a fundraising campaign. We can always use the help!
Nothing is impossible the word itself says 'I'm possible'
Our DTES FoodRun is a "gateway cause" that will introduce you to the world of giving. You will be joining a group of like-minded, charitable people who spend the morning making sandwiches and providing hope to less fortunate individuals in the Downtown East Side of Vancouver.
In BC child-poverty rate has climbed from 15.5% in 1989 to 20.6 per cent in 2012.
The national child poverty average rate is 19% About one in five children are considered to be living in poverty.
In Canada, 40% of violent crime reported to police was committed against women by former or current spouses or partners, according to Statistics Canada data from 2010. Forty-nine per cent of all solved homicides were women killed by their partners.
Over half of women in BC have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 16…that’s more than one million women in our province.
In BC, there are over 1000 physical or sexual assaults against women every week.
One in three women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime.