Year: 2015

Collective Impact Summit Sept 28-Oct 2

Family Services of Greater Vancouver is partnering with the Tamarack Institute to present the Collective Impact Summit, a multi-day interactive workshop in Vancouver, BC, from September 28 to October 2. This dynamic learning experience will be facilitated by pioneering leaders John Kania, Paul Born, Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj. It will bring you the most current thinking and …

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The Co-operators donates $20,000 to Keeners Car Wash

The Co-operators has donated $20,000 to Keeners Car Wash, a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver. “Our giving philosophy is rooted in the principle of concern for community and wanting to contribute something positive back to the communities we serve, where we live and where we do business,” says Leonard Sharman, spokesperson for …

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Intact Financial Corporation donates $15,000 to Keeners

Intact Financial Corporation has donated $15,000 to Keeners Car Wash, a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver. “In many ways, the decision to support Keeners was an easy one,” says Mandy Dennison, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility & Intact Foundation. “This donation is a prime opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives …

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Presentation to Vancouver City Council on Collective Impact

On April 15, 2015 Family Services’ CEO Caroline Bonesky made a presentation to Vancouver City Council about Collective Impact and changing the outcomes of youth in care. Here is a transcript of her presentation. Good afternoon, Councillors. Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you in support of the application under the innovation fund …

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Creekside/Olympic Village Community Open House

Do you live in the Creekside or Olympic Village Neighbourhood and have young children or children in elementary school? Then join us for community open house and share your ideas on how to shape services, supports, and activities in your neighbourhood. Date: Sunday, January 18 from 10 am to noon Location: Creekside Community Recreation Centre, …

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