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Read stories about Central City Foundation grants that provide housing, food, nourishment, and shelter.

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We Build Hope with the Basics
Read stories about Central City Foundation grants that provide housing, food, nourishment, and shelter.

Aunt Leah’s Place named Top 10 Impact Charities

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...

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...

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...

A Welcome Centre for newcomers to Canada

Central City Foundation donors helped fund new ISSofBC Welcome Centre Newcomers to Canada face the challenge of navigating a new country, culture and, often, a new language. The challenge is even greater for the thousands of refugees who come to Canada for a safe new...

The evolution of the best city in the world

by Bryan Reid, Central City Foundation board member I believe that those who have the good fortune to be able to assist, need to assist, whether that’s in time or money or some other way. I give back by volunteering as a board member for...