Central City Foundation News Releases

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New directors join Central City Foundation board of directors

Central City Foundation, a Vancouver-based foundation that has been helping neighbours build hope in the inner city for more than a hundred years, is pleased to welcome three new directors to its board. Joining the board of directors are: Samuel Jang of RBC Dominion...

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2018 International Women’s Day

For Immediate Release Central City Foundation marks 2018 International Women’s Day with report on dialogue event that highlights challenges and achievements of the women of Vancouver’s inner city   (March 8, 2018 – Vancouver) As a leader in bringing together...

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New faces, new roles at Central City Foundation

We try to keep our costs low at Central City Foundation headquarters so that we can pour more of our resources into helping our neighbours in need. As we grow as a foundation, so do our needs and we want to introduce you to our new staff member and...

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Long-term residential treatment for addictions reopens

BC young people can access long-term residential treatment for addictions again as Keremeos facility reopens Long term residential treatment for youth with addictions at The Crossing in Keremeos, which was closed in March 2015, is now available again, thanks to the...

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Seeking an operator for The Crossing at Keremeos

The Ministry of Health has announced that The Crossing at Keremeos will reopen as a long term residential treatment centre for youth and young adults with addictions. They have opened an RFQ for potential operators to submit their qualifications to operate...

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Media Alert: 10th Annual Fair in the Square

MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY 10th Annual Fair in the Square ~ Sunday, May 29 in Victory Square Park Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Fair in the Square returns to downtown Vancouver for a neighbourhood celebration packed with live music, arts and crafts,...

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Fair in the Square 2015

On Sunday, May 31st, come celebrate your neighbours in the inner city with dozens of social enterprises, artists, community organizations, terrific local bands and musical artists, who will donate their talents to entertain us at Fair in the...

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A Safe Place for Aboriginal Youth to Land

Laughter. Gentle encouragement. And then, a full-body thud. A participant has been thrown to the ground. He gets up and adjusts his Japanese classical ju-jutsu belt, prepared for it to happen again. We’re in the Urban Native Youth Association’s...

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7th Annual Fair in the Square: Coming May 26

MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY 7th Annual Fair in the Square ~ Sunday, May 26 in Victory Square Park The 7th annual Fair in the Square, a free community celebration, concert and BBQ lunch, returns to Victory Square Park at Hastings and Cambie in...

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Grand opening of new facility in New Westminster

Grand opening of new facility in New Westminster to help youth and new moms through training, thrift store and housing The grand opening of Aunt Leah’s E.T.C. in New Westminster will be held on Saturday, April 6 at 11 am to officially open the...

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Save the Date for Fair in the Square

Sunday, May 26, 2013 11:00am - 2:00pm Victoria Square Park, Hastings and Cambie You’re invited to join us for the 7th annual Fair in the Square, a free event hosted by Central City Foundation and Vancouver Community College. Meet your...

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2012 and older

Your Donations at work in community!

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have been able to support important, innovative and imaginative programs and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of our neighbours in need in the inner city this past year. FUNDED PROJECTS...

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Helping Non-Profits Navigate Their Funding Options

Central City Foundation’s President & CEO, Jennifer Johnstone, joined 6 other local funding agencies for an interactive panel presentation on Helping Non-Profits Navigate their Funding Options to a full house of over 250 organizations on...

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New Residential Treatment Centre For B.C. Youth.

NEW RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTRE FOR B.C. YOUTH The Campaign to build The Crossing at Keremeos British Columbia youth challenged by addiction will soon be able to receive long-term residential care at a new treatment centre near Keremeos, about...

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100th Anniversary Celebration

September 2007 (First Annual Party in the park) When we started planning our 100th anniversary celebration, we realized right away that the best possible thing we could do was to throw a party for our neighbours. As an organization dedicated to investing...

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Charity Village Interviews Jennifer Johnstone

FUNDER FOCUS Jennifer Johnstone and the Central City Foundation By Elisa Birnbaum CharityVillage NewsWeek April 2, 2007 This month in our Funder Focus we feature the Central City Foundation, an organization that’s about to celebrate 100 years in existence....

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