charity

  • Organization Spotlight: Georgia Strait Alliance

    Located between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia is the Georgia Strait where an estimated 3,000 species of marine life thrive. It’s one of the most biologically productive marine habitats in the world. In 1990, a group of people living on Vancouver Island recognized that with the growing threats due to increased population and industrialization on either side, … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: Hives for Humanity

    Hives for Humanity is changing lives in the Downtown Eastside and throughout the Vancouver metro area. It’s building connections between people and nature. A unique charity native to Vancouver, Hives for Humanity engages bees and people by creating positive, enlivened, supportive networks around bee hives and community gardens. At DP World Canada, we want to acknowledge the work of Hives … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: MealShare

    MealShare is a charitable organization that partners with restaurants, businesses, and local and international charities to feed hungry youth in Vancouver, throughout Canada, and worldwide. A charity rooted in strong partnerships, MealShare collaborates with solution-based programmes that are working to eliminate the root causes of the poverty cycle. DP World Canada is proud to tell the stories of organizations like … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: Nanaimo Community Kitchens Society

    The focus of the Nanaimo Community Kitchens Society is to gather people together in small groups called community kitchens, and facilitate the preparation of healthy, nutritious meals. At DP World Canada, we believe in building awareness about great organizations such as this one that is doing important work in the communities in which we live, work and play. Nanaimo Community … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: Union Gospel Mission

    In 1940, Vancouver’s economy was still recovering after the Great Depression and unemployment and homelessness rates were at a high. Bob Stacey, a young man in his twenties, was inspired by mission work he’d witnessed in New York and believed similar charitable initiatives could benefit the people in Vancouver as well. So, he began raising money. His operation started off … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: HomeStart Foundation

    HomeStart Foundation is a non-profit Christian humanitarian organization that helps people transitioning out of homelessness re-establish themselves in new homes. Its diverse client base—refugees, children aging out of foster care, women & children fleeing domestic violence, adults recovering from job loss and addiction (to name a few)—is referred in through partnerships with over 70 social service agencies. Since 2003, HomeStart … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: Stanley Park Ecology Society

    In a large urban center like Vancouver, it’s important for the community to place a high value on the preservation of the natural environment. Conservation is more important than ever, and the Stanley Park Ecology Society stands as a shining example for the people of Vancouver to emulate and support. At DP World Canada, our Community Kinship Programme works to … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: Society for Children and Youth of BC

    At DP World Vancouver, we believe that giving back to the community through involvement and financial support is key to the success of those we live and work with, as well as our own. Through our Community Kinship Programme, we showcase various organizations and community involvement initiatives that help contribute to the greater good in Vancouver and British Columbia. One … Continued

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  • 3 Vancouver Businesses Taking Social Responsibility to Heart

    When it comes to charity and nonprofit organizations, we believe that every gesture carries big weight. Here in Vancouver, there are many businesses that embody the spirit of corporate responsibility and make our community a better place to live. In this post, we take a closer look at three different companies and give them the recognition they deserve for their … Continued

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  • Organization Spotlight: North Coast Transition Society

    At DP World Vancouver, we believe businesses can help the community in many ways: by making donations, by encouraging volunteers, and even by operating their own charities. Our Community Kinship programme points the way toward organizations that are contributing to the greater good in Vancouver and across the country, such as the North Coast Transition Society. North Coast Transition Society … Continued

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