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A new home for DEWY North

A new home for DEWY North

“Central City Foundation trusted us that we would know what was going to work for young people.”  Alex Dykstra sees youth from all backgrounds and situations come through the doors of the Day, Evening, Weekend Youth (DEWY) drop-in centre in Coquitlam. Some are dealing with homelessness, precarious living situations or complex family dynamics, but all… Read More

Phil Bouvier Family Centre gets an upgrade

Phil Bouvier Family Centre gets an upgrade

Central City Foundation donors support Vancouver Indigenous families through funding a major renovation of Phil Bouvier Family Centre. Cindy Pete has dedicated her life to helping Indigenous families raise healthy and happy children. She is an infant development worker with Vancouver Native Health Society and she spends most her days going from home to home… Read More

The Heart of Collingwood Neighbourhood House

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 their own meals in her culinary programs. The Collingwood community has come to rely on Najia,… Read More

Megaphone payment app a great success

Megaphone payment app a great success

The Megaphone Magazine mobile payments app has seen fantastic results since it launched last September. The development of the ground-breaking app was funded by Central City Foundation donors, investing in innovative projects to improve the lives of our inner city neighbours. Megaphone Magazine is a street newspaper that provides employment to those who face barriers… Read More

Lu’ma Medical Clinic provides Indigenous-centred health care

Lu’ma Medical Clinic provides Indigenous-centred health care

For many Indigenous residents of Vancouver, good, consistent health care is not easy to find. That’s why Lu’ma Native Housing Society decided to bring healthcare to their community by opening the Lu’ma Medical Centre, to provide medical service by Indigenous people, to Indigenous people. “Indigenous people need to know there is a place where they… Read More

Join us at Fair in the Square 2017

Join us at Fair in the Square 2017

Central City Foundation and Vancouver Community College will host the 11th Fair in the Square on Sunday, May 28th at Victory Square Park in Gastown, and we’d love to have you with us. Fair in the Square, in its 11th edition this year, is a no-cost community fair for people from across Vancouver including our… Read More

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