Dan’s Legacy Receives $20,000 Grant from CMA Foundation for East Van Dan’s

CMA Foundation announces recipients of this year’s Healthy Canadians Grants TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2019 The CMA Foundation (CMAF) is thrilled to announce the 15 recipients of the 2019 Healthy Canadians Grants program. Launched in 2018, the Healthy Canadians Grants program supports community-run initiatives that improve the quality of life for patients and vulnerable populations living […]

6th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner

Join us for our 6th annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner! This year we’re bringing our signature event to Surrey where we will celebrate our partnerships in the community and the remarkable achievements of our youth clients. Proceeds from this fundraiser go towards our counselling and life-skills programs for youth with trauma-based mental health and addictions issues. […]

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Provides $46,800 in Funding to Dan’s Legacy

June 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system, recently provided the Dan’s Legacy Foundation with a two-year grant totalling $46,800. The funds will support Dan’s Legacy’s therapeutic counselling for at-risk youth […]

Heritage Woods Students Donate $5,000 to Dan’s Legacy

Four grade 10 students from Heritage Woods Secondary School in Port Moody recently participated in a Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) program, won the competition, and donated their $5,000 prize to us at Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards our therapeutic counselling and life-skills intervention programs for at-risk youth. Pictured in the photo are teacher […]

Misunderstanding the Relationship between Opioids, Addiction and Trauma

Re: There are Safer Alternatives to Opioids after Wisdom-Teeth Removal Amy Ma and Dr. Susan Sutherland assert that evidence indicates a short prescription for opioids poses a risk of ongoing opioid use to our teens. In my opinion, based on 40+ years of working with at-risk youth, the real risk is not recognizing trauma as […]

Hyperwallet Staff Raise More Than $15,000 for Dan’s Legacy

Throughout the month of December, 2018, the staff at Vancouver’s Hyperwallet, a PayPal service, raised $15,189.70 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s counselling and life-skills intervention programs for at-risk youth. “We’re completely blown away by the generosity of the team at Hyperwallet,” said Barbara Coates, Dan’s Legacy’s executive director. “They truly […]

Silver Chef and ONO Vancouver raise $10,000 for Dan’s Legacy

(Vancouver) Tuesday, November 27 – Ono Vancouver, a culinary consultancy organization, and Silver Chef, a hospitality financier, have raised $10,000 for the Dan’s Legacy Foundation for the charity’s “Dan’s Warehouse” project, a work-skills training program for youth in care, or aging out of care, who often face barriers to employment. Dan’s Legacy will use this […]

Chefs’ Charity Dinner Raises Over $47,000

On Tuesday, November 6, 118 guests turned out in support of the 5th Annual Chef’s Charity Dinner at the Beach Grove Golf Club in Tsawwassen and raised $47,163 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. CBC Radio Host […]

Journeys with Heart Donates $6,300 to Dan’s Legacy

On Thursday, September 6, Dan’s Legacy hosted a donor- recognition Bon Voyage reception at Simpatico Restaurant in Vancouver to thank the travelers of Journeys with Heart for their generous donation of $6,300. The funds raised will go towards Dan’s Legacy’s therapeutic counselling and life-skills intervention programs for youth battling trauma-based mental health and addictions issues. […]

5th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner 2018

WE RAISED OVER $47,000! FULL STORY HERE   Our 5th Annual Chef’s Charity Dinner presented by CN Rail takes place on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 6:00pm at the beautiful Beach Grove Golf Club in Tsawwassen. We invite you to join us for a fabulous evening of gourmet cuisine, music, live and silent auctions, and a […]