Thanks to all who attended our annual fundraising event, Making a Difference! This year was our best one yet!
We raised $85,000 in sponsorship. Thank you to our Gold Sponsor Robin’s Pharmacy, Silver Sponsors: Boffo Properties, West Coast Reduction, BC Housing, TransCanna, Bell Let’s Talk, Gravitas Securities Inc., BC Nurses’ Union, Canivate, and Investing Whisperer, and our Bronze Sponsors: A & B Tool Rentals and Haywood Securities Inc. We are also pleased to announce our first ever Platinum sponsor, who has wished to remain anonymous.
This year in total, our event raised over $150,000! We’ll make these funds go a long way in providing individuals with supported employment opportunities, helping people overcome barriers they may face in accessing life-saving benefits, and towards providing hot, nutritious meals every day of the year.
Retired NHL player, Jordin Tootoo, gave a heartfelt and honest address on his experience with substance use, mental health, and loss. He captivated and inspired the audience, reminding us all of the importance of Indigenous perspectives, inclusivity, and stories of resilience.
The Kettle Choir sang a medley of songs, including two originals from their recent chamber musical created in partnership with Vancouver Opera, Troubadour and the Tallow Candle.
See you next year!