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SVP Holiday 100 Winter Campaign 2019

Posted by SVP Vancouver
SVP Winter Campaign 2019 Holiday 100

Will You Help Us Reach Our Goal?

Together let’s see if we can raise $100,000 to support our Investees this holiday season. Leave a gift for one of the 12 amazing winter fundraising campaigns below via our Canada Helps page. If you’d like to donate to more than one campaign, simply fill in the Canada Helps form twice.

The Gift of Creativity
GOAL: $10,000 — $9,000+ raised!
Help provide equitable access to arts experiences for kids in BC by purchasing a Creativity Gift Card. Purchases over $20 receive a tax receipt. You’ll also receive a physical or digital Creativity Gift Card to give to your loved ones for the holidays.

Helping Hot-Shots!
Burnaby MoreSports
GOAL: $7,500 — $5,465 to go!
Help support the growth of community-based sports programs. Burnaby MoreSports is raising funds for staffing, leadership and coach training along with some new equipment and supplies. The first $1,000 in donations will be matched.

DownSide UP
Down Sydrome Resource Foundation
GOAL: $40,000
UPgrade. UPend. UPlift! Help Down Syndrome Resource Foundation in their efforts to raise funds to support educational programs and therapy services that help children with Down syndrome grow towards independence.

Give Nature Campaign
Environmental Youth Alliance
GOAL: $15,000 — Achieved!
Help 185 youth facing barriers to connect with nature, build self-esteem, develop resilience, and become environmental stewards and community leaders through eight-week land-based learning programs in the Downtown Eastside in 2020.

The Gift of Gardens
Growing Chefs!
GOAL: $20,000 — $1,515 to go!
Help kids build connections to the earth, local food systems, and with one another as they water, care for, and harvest their classroom garden together in the Classroom Gardening & Cooking Program. The first $3,000 will be matched.

Winter Appeal 2019
GOAL: $2,000 — Achieved!
Help KidSafe provide Christmas stockings, gifts, games, pyjamas, skating trips, a holiday feast, New Year’s Eve party, and more for 450 kids in need this holiday season.

$100K for 100 Kids
Learning Disabilities Society
GOAL: $100,000 — Achieved! 
Help 100 kids with learning disabilities gain access to one full year of the one-to-one instruction and support they need in order to build their confidence and self-esteem and succeed academically. Every donation made will be matched.

Fill Her Grocery Basket
GOAL: $30,000 — Achieved!
Help improve the lives of children living in poverty by funding monthly grocery stipends given to low-income moms. Your gift will enable mothers to focus on their children rather than worry about an empty fridge. The first $10,000 will be matched.

The Journey of Reading
GOAL: $75,000 — Achieved!
Help ONE TO ONE recruit, train, and recognize their growing team of volunteer literacy tutors so that they can support, enhance, and improve the one-on-one tutoring program. From Dec 3-9 gifts of up to $15,000 will be quadruple-matched!

Keep ‘Em Rollin’
GOAL: $10,000 — Achieved!
Help PEDAL clear their bike waitlist by providing free bicycles to adults and youth who need help getting around town. It only takes $20 / month or $250 to get a bike to someone in need. Gifts made by Dec 10 will be matched up to $3,000.

Head Start with KidStart
PLEA / Children of the Street
GOAL: $2,500
Help PLEA recruit, train, and support volunteer mentors for their KidStart 6-12 program. Your support will help connect youth facing challenges at home, at school, or in the community with a mentor and role model who cares.

Go Pogo!
Red Fox Society
GOAL: $2,100
Help Red Fox purchase 12 adult pogo sticks for their Active Play programs so youth leaders and children weighing more than 140 lbs can participate in the fun! Additional funds will go towards Office Skills and Literacy programs.

Happiness through Horses
Urban Horse Project
GOAL: $30,000 — $23,000 to go!
Help provide equine-assisted learning programs for youth-at-risk and indigenous youth. Engaging with the natural world and animals can help to reduce anxiety, improve wellness, and increase skills and confidence for youth.

YBYG Youth Initiative 2019
Yo Bro | Yo Girl Youth Initiative
GOAL: $100,000 — Achieved!
Help keep Metro Vancouver youth off the streets, out of gangs, and connected to a healthy community of friends and mentors who will take an active interest their future. Every gift up to $50,000 will be matched.

Can’t decide? Leave it to us.

Donate to SVP and we’ll put your gift towards our Shared Services (social impact coaching, IT services, Retreats, etc.) so that all of our Investees can benefit!


Have questions? Contact Amanda.

Send e-transfers to info@svpvancouver.org

Mail a cheque to us at 610 Main Street, Suite 500, Vancouver, BC, V6A 2V3. Please make cheques payable to BC SOCIAL VENTURE PARTNERS FOUNDATION.

If you want a charitable tax receipt for 2019 please ensure the cheque is dated and envelope postmarked for 2019.