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

Healthy food, healthy minds at Kidsafe

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...

Women Seeking Justice on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day 2015, Central City Foundation co-sponsored a forum on Women Seeking Justice, where advocates and researchers gathered in downtown Vancouver to seek fair and just results for women. “Women are seeking justice,...

Mission based investing—in my home community

by Alexa Blain, Central City Foundation board of directors The realization hit in my late 20s. I was working in asset management in Toronto, and although I enjoyed my job, I needed more. At the time, a successful day’s work meant gaining a few...

Helping Immigrants and Refugees Build a New Home in Canada

Reducing the number of hurdles immigrants and refugees face after arriving in British Columbia is the focus of an exciting new project supported by Central City Foundation. The Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) has broken ground on a...

A Commercial Kitchen for a Community Hub

CCF donors help Vancouver Japanese Language School to feed students, teach food preparation With the spring bazaar only two days away, the kitchen at the Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall is a hive of activity. Volunteers...

Gordon Neighbourhood House: Nourishing a Community

It’s a chilly Thursday in Vancouver’s West End, but inside Gordon Neighbourhood House it’s brimming with warmth and life. They are hosting a community lunch and the main room is filled with diners enjoying a meal of Shepherd’s pie, crisp green salad and...