Donor Stories

Caring Neighbours Program – Act 1

When you give, you get.  It is as simple as that.

I’ve lost two loved ones on my Christmas list this year which could be a sad story, but it isn’t this story.  As a result, I have a little more this season, allowing me to sponsor a senior in my community who could use an...
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Tickets on sale for the 2017 Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon

Join us for our seventh annual Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon on May 31, 2017 from noon to 1:30 pm. Meet our new CEO Karin Kirkpatrick and enjoy the comedy of Syd Bosel. Syd Bosel is a Vancouver-based family support worker and stand-up comic. The irony of supporting families, while struggling with her own children, has not...
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Caring Neighbours Program receives $10,000 donation

A New Westminster resident, Jennifer Thompson, has very generously donated $10,000 to Family Services’ Caring Neighbours Program in New Westminster. The gift will enable the program to help all of the nearly 200 New West families who asked for support in 2015. “I have supported this program in the past through the contribution of baskets to...
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The Co-operators donates $20,000 to Keeners Car Wash

The Co-operators has donated $20,000 to Keeners Car Wash, a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver. “Our giving philosophy is rooted in the principle of concern for community and wanting to contribute something positive back to the communities we serve, where we live and where we do business,” says Leonard Sharman, spokesperson for The...
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Intact Financial Corporation donates $15,000 to Keeners

Intact Financial Corporation has donated $15,000 to Keeners Car Wash, a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver. “In many ways, the decision to support Keeners was an easy one,” says Mandy Dennison, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility & Intact Foundation. “This donation is a prime opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of...
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