This is Neighbourocity News

We are a city of caring neighbours. Together we are improving lives, creating impact and building hope. Read our stories.

This is Neighbourocity News

We are a city of caring neighbours. Together we are improving lives, creating impact and building hope. Read our stories.

A space for cultural healing at BC Women’s

A space for cultural healing at BC Women’s

    The Indigenous Outdoor Sacred Healing Space at BC Women's Hospital gives women and families a place to heal.   Elder Roberta Price spoke fluent Halkomelem up until the age of six when she was sent to residential school and taught to forget her language, her...

Stitching together a livelihood at Craftworks

New industrial sewing machines help people with barriers to employment at Craftworks. Heather Stewart has always been a sewer, but never dreamed of doing it professionally until she reached out to 3H Craftworks Society. She took a 12-week industrial sewing...

A new home for DEWY North

“Central City Foundation trusted us that we would know what was going to work for young people.”  Alex Dykstra sees youth from all backgrounds and situations come through the doors of the Day, Evening, Weekend Youth (DEWY) drop-in centre in Coquitlam. Some are dealing...

Aunt Leah’s Place named Top 10 Impact Charities

Our community partner and tenant, Aunt Leah’s Place, was named one of the Top 10 Impact Charities in Canada by Charity Intelligence. For 30 years Aunt Leah’s has been supporting children and youth in the foster care system, as well as those who have aged...

They may be strangers but they are still my neighbours.

I feel like I’m making the most meaningful contribution to my community through Central City Foundation. I think as you grow older you come to appreciate that you can make a difference by using your skills in the right way. As a trust and estate lawyer, I...

Healthy food, healthy minds at Kidsafe

Central City Foundation donors help Vancouver kids thrive during school breaks with kitchen equipment. Food insecurity is a major problem in British Columbia and one in six children live in households where stable, nutritious meals are not...

Phil Bouvier Family Centre gets an upgrade

Central City Foundation donors support Vancouver Indigenous families through funding a major renovation of Phil Bouvier Family Centre. Cindy Pete has dedicated her life to helping Indigenous families raise healthy and happy children. She is an infant...

The Heart of Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Central City Foundation donors helped fund kitchen renovations at Collingwood Neighbourhood House. Chef Najia Elacel works in the heart of Collingwood Neighbourhood House – the kitchen. She serves hot lunches and teaches people of all ages how to prepare...

Supporting Indigenous children through art

Phil Bouvier Family Centre has a new mural thanks to Central City Foundation donors. Central City Foundation provides space for community organizations through social purpose real estate. The PBFC is one of five properties we own and rent to vital...