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SVP Vancouver is currently working with an amazing group of worthy non-profits serving children and youth in Metro Vancouver:

ArtStarts

ArtStarts in Schools is a charitable organization that works to expand the role of art in education to activate learning and nurture creativity in British Columbia's young people. Read More »

BabyGoRound

Founded in 2012, BabyGoRound Helping Families Society (“BabyGoRound”) helps Greater Vancouver families in need to [...] Read More »

Backpack Buddies

Children who count on school breakfast and lunch programs during the school week often go home to bare cupboards and empty fridges on the weekend so Backpack Buddies bridges this weekend hunger gap. Read More »

Blind Beginnings

Blind Beginnings works to empower children and youth who are blind to live independent, self-sufficient, and fulfilling lives by providing experiential learning, counselling and peer support through every stage of a child’s life. Read More »

Burnaby MoreSports

Burnaby MoreSports offers free after-school sports programs in high-need schools in Burnaby. Read More »

Down Syndrome Resource Foundation

The Down Syndrome Research Foundation (DSRF) offers a wide range of effective educational programs for individuals with Down syndrome. Read More »

Environmental Youth Alliance

(EYA) delivers free, experiential nature programs in urban spaces for young people ages 5-25 living in Metro Vancouver, with a focus on those experiencing marginalization. Read More »

Kinbrace

Kinbrace is BC’s longest-serving housing provider for people seeking refugee protection in Canada. Read More »

Learning Disabilities Society

Learning Disabilities Society's mission is to empower every child and youth in Greater Vancouver with a learning disability to achieve life-long success and happiness. Read More »

PEDAL Society

For nearly 25 years PEDAL has operated a successful bike shop and social enterprise, supporting youth by offering mechanical repair training, access to bicycles and the skills to ride safely and to navigate, wherever they might live. Read More »

The Asante Centre

The Asante Centre is committed to healthy brain development and the potential of people with brain-based diversity. Read More »

UMOJA

UMOJA works to empower immigrants and refugees to successfully integrate into an inclusive Canadian society by helping them to build confidence and abilities in literacy, social and life skills, and healthy development. Read More »

Urban Horse Project

Urban Horse Project empowers at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver by providing innovative, experiential equine assisted learning programs. Horses are the teachers in this objectives-driven, life-skills training program that builds confidence, communication and leadership skills for at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver. Read More »

Writers’ Exchange

The Writers’ Exchange makes literacy exciting and accessible for inner-city kids through free mentoring and creative writing projects. Read More »

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