About: It all begins with water. The Obakki Foundation drills and monitors wells in Africa. 100% of donations go directly to their projects including agricultural initiatives, school construction, and educational support.
Mission Statement: Covenant House will continue to fulfill its mission by providing shelter and services to children and youth who seek help, with a priority of concern and commitment to those for whom no other service is available.
About: QMUNITY is BC's queer, trans, and Two-Spirit resource centre. Our work envisions vibrant, diverse, and celebrated queer trans, and Two-Spirit communities, where individuals live their lives fully, free from discrimination. QMUNITY's mission is to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives through support, connection, and leadership.
Mission Statement: The Lipstick Project serves men, women and children in Metro Vancouver who are facing significant health challenges by offering light, love and compassionate care through free, professional spa services.
Mission Statement: To provide practical tools for accomplishing our visionary ends through socio economic programs and services that empowers self reliance; responsibility; success and prosperity, for all urban Aboriginal individuals, family and community.
Columbus Charities Association: Affordable Housing for Seniors
About: Our goal is to provide conveniently located, affordable, multi-cultural and home-like seniors’ housing at each of our residences allowing all residents to live with respect and dignity in a supportive setting, regardless of age, race, religion or status.
About: Founded in 2000, Rainbow Refugee Committee (RRC) is a Vancouver based community group that supports people seeking refugee protection because of persecution based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status. Rainbow Refugee Committee engages in outreach and public education on QLGBT/HIV+ refugee issues. RRC is member driven and all volunteer.
About: CitizenU is an evolving 3-year citywide action research project to develop policies and strategies to engage youth (and their families) to address racism, discrimination & bullying, and to build community among cultures, faiths & generations.