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    SVP Vancouver is reaping the rewards of hiring Amanda Burrows to pilot our fundraising shared services project. With 10+ years’ experience, this rock star fundraising expert clearly demonstrates an incredible aptitude for understanding and executing on current philanthropy. Read More »

    Yo Bro Yo Girl is an excellent example of SVP's time + money model in action. SVP Partner resources and Lead Partner Nick's dedication and commitment to Yo Bro have helped catapult the organization into a growth trajectory. Read More »

    Meet Hamlet Abnousi, SVP board member since 2015 and co-chair of the Lead Partner Committee. Hamlet joined SVP in 2011, and since then has participated in an impressive array of roles Read More »

    Meet SVP Partner and board treasurer, Tom Porteous (full bio). Tom and his wife Jodie have been a part of SVP for 14 years and are big believers in giving back to the community. Read More »

    SVP Vancouver publishes a weekly Snapshot that captures interesting news and updates, events, and volunteer opportunities. Read More »

    Featured Events

    SVP Vancouver 2017 AGM and Spring Mingle

    May 29 @ 5:30 pm

    Mark your calendars for SVP Vancouver's Annual General Meeting and Spring Mingle at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. Read More »

    SVP Vancouver Drinks + Thinks

    June 15 @ 3:30 pm

    A casual social opportunity to build connections for SVP Partners and their guests. Read More »