There is an encouraging trend developing in many communities across this country; a trend towards programming supporting fathers in at-risk families. As dads are stepping up and discovering new ways to parent their children, social service agencies are doing their part too.
The mission is simple: to reduce hunger with dignity, build community and foster sustainability. And with four markets in total, Quest Food Exchange, British Columbia’s largest not-for-profit food exchange program is working tirelessly to do just that.
The First West Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Envision Financial Community Endowment Grants. This year grants in the Envision region are funding projects supporting vulnerable populations.
Many communities across British Columbia are experiencing economic challenges that are impacting families and children at-risk. Two Northern BC agencies are working to combat these challenges with great success.
Supporting clients in crisis is what social service professionals do. Juggling at-risk clients is a large piece of the puzzle and they do it every day. Learning how to mindfully support these vulnerable populations while practising self-care is where the Yoga Outreach Society steps in.
The Foundation was created on the vision of helping create vibrant and healthy communities. By working in partnership with local organizations, the Foundation seeks to actively contribute to meaningful projects that make a positive and lasting impact upon community life.