Category: Media

Chef John Bishop to Host Fundraising Tour to Greece for Dan’s Legacy

Journeys with Heart, a volunteer-based travel organization, is pleased to announce that well-known Vancouver restaurateur and philanthropist Chef John Bishop will guest host its fundraising culinary tour of Greece October 1-15, 2018. Funds raised by the trip benefit Dan’s Legacy. “I’m so proud to be a part of Journeys with Heart,” says Chef Bishop. “If […]

TELUS Vancouver Community Board Donates $15,000 to Dan’s Legacy

On Monday, March 5, Allan Seckel, CEO of Doctors of BC and Board Member, TELUS Vancouver Community Board, presented a cheque for $15,000 to Dan’s Legacy in support of the charity’s therapeutic counselling program for students enrolled in the Coast Mental Health Culinary Skills Training Program. Staff and students treated Mr. Seckel and representatives from […]

Delta Foundation Supports Workshops for Youth with FASD

On Saturday, March 3, representatives from the Delta Foundation presented a cheque for $5,000 to Dan’s Legacy in support of the charity’s Supported Program for Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) pilot program. “It’s thanks to organizations like the Delta Foundation that we are able to provide unique programming for an underserved and very […]

Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation Donates $10,000 to Dan’s Legacy

On Saturday, March 3, Sarah Arsenault from the Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation dropped by our workshop in Surrey and presented us with a cheque for $10,000. The funds will go towards our Supported Program for Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) pilot program. “We’re thrilled with the help of the Pacific Blue Cross […]

100 Men Who Care Vancouver Donates $10,000 to Dan’s Legacy

On Thursday, November 30, thirty-seven members of 100 Men Who Care Vancouver held a reception at the Donnelly Group Head Office and presented a cheque for $10,000 to Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s counselling and life-skills programs for youth affected by trauma-based mental health and addictions challenges. “We work with private […]

Announcing Our New Board for 2017-2018

November 27, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Thursday, November 23rd Dan’s Legacy held its Annual General Meeting and is pleased to present its new Board of Directors for 2017-2018. Pictured in the photo are (back row, L-R): Gregg Smith, CPA, CA (Treasurer) and Peter Buxton, Q.C. (Director), and (front row, L-R): Sierra Van Straaten (Secretary) […]

4th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner Raises Over $46,000

On Thursday, November 16, 118 guests turned out in support of the 4th Annual Chef’s Charity Dinner at the Vancouver Club and raised $46,765 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s counselling and life-skills programs for youth affected by trauma-based mental health and addictions challenges. “We’re over the moon at the phenomenal […]

Dan’s Legacy 4th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner

On Thursday, November 16, three of Metro Vancouver’s Top Chefs will create exquisite culinary masterpieces for 120 guests at the 4th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner at the prestigious Vancouver Club. Funds raised at the gala support Dan’s Legacy’s counselling and life-skills programs for youth affected by trauma-based mental health and addictions challenges. Chefs for this […]

Surrey Cares Supports Dan’s Legacy’s New Pilot Program with the Asante Centre

The Surrey Cares Community Foundation was pleased to provide a grant for $1,300 to the Dan’s Legacy/Asante Centre Supported Program for Youth with FASD. Leaders with FASD will engage in a mentorship opportunity to help younger peers understand their abilities and discover areas of support, all with the clinical supervision of Dan’s Legacy’s trained therapists. […]