In 2004 and 2005, the Foundation worked to build two new homes for the SOS Children’s Village, BC. SOS Children’s Village BC provides a community-based family care service to improve and sustain the quality of life for foster children and foster families. Foster children are frequently at risk of emotional disturbances, delayed social development and poor educational performance. Foster parents who raise these children require ongoing special resources and support and SOS fulfills that need.
The Envision Foundation provided $100,000 for the hospital’s emergency ward expansion project.
The Envision Foundation provided a $30,000 commitment over three years to help strengthen women’s credit unions and cooperatives in Nepal, maximizing the impact they can have in improving the lives of poor, rural women by combining access to improved financial services to other social development initiatives.
According to the last Census, Langley has the highest number of single-mother families (as a proportion of total families) in the Lower Mainland. So when the YWCA opened Fraser Gardens in 2002, an apartment complex that provides single-parent low-income families with safe, affordable housing, no one was surprised when the building quickly filled to capacity.
White Rock’s Peace Arch Hospital will soon have a new video cytoscopy unit thanks to a $5,000 donation from the Envision Charitable Foundation.
The Hope Volunteer Search and Rescue team recently procured some much-needed, state-of-the-art lifesaving equipment. Thanks in part to several substantial community donations, including $10,000 from the Envision Credit Union Charitable Foundation, Hope Volunteer Search and Rescue was able to purchase two new Jaws of Life units.
High school students in British Columbia learn a lot of things in the classroom and soon, CPR will be one of them. Thanks to a grant of nearly $53,000 from the Envision Credit Union Charitable Foundation, students at secondary schools in Coquitlam, Langley, Hope and Kitimat will soon learn how to intervene in emergency situations and save lives.