Category: Media

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. […]

Coast Capital Savings Funds Dan’s Legacy/Asante Centre Supported Program for Youth with FASD

Coast Capital Savings recently provided a grant of $15,000 to Dan’s Legacy in support of the charity’s new Surrey-based Supported Program for Youth with FASD. Working in partnership with the Asante Centre, the fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) mentorship pilot program allows trained leaders with FASD to help younger peers understand their abilities, develop self-advocacy, […]

Community Dinner in Burnaby Raises Over $9,000 for Dan’s Legacy

On Saturday, August 26th approximately 75 guests came out in support of the 2nd Annual Community Dinner Fundraiser at Sande’s Lounge & Banquet Hall in Burnaby and helped raise $9,370 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards providing therapeutic counselling and life-skills intervention programs for youth affected by mental health and addictions challenges. “We’re […]

Community Dinner Fundraiser at Burnaby Winter Club

Foodies in the Burnaby/New Westminster area won’t want to miss the Dan’s Legacy 2nd annual Community Dinner Fundraiser at the Burnaby Winter Club on Saturday, August 26. The event features an outstanding menu prepared with surplus food, as well as the delicious creations of Burnaby’s own Chef Shay Kelly of The Caterer. Funds raised at […]

Dan’s Legacy Announces New Team Members

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Dan’s Legacy is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its leadership team: Barbara Coates (Executive Director), Nigel Elliott (Director), and Janice Tomich (Director). Ms. Coates has a 33 year background in broadcasting, communications and public relations, working in the private, government and non-profit sectors. She is an […]

3rd Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner Raises $70,000

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC –Thursday, October 27th was an evening of elegance and delightful surprises as 109 guests turned out in support of the 3rd Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner at the Vancouver Club, and raised $70,000 for Dan’s Legacy. The charity provides therapeutic counselling and life-skills programs for youth survivors of trauma and abuse. “We’re absolutely […]

1st Annual Community Dinner Raises $3,500 for Dan’s Legacy

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – On Saturday, August 27th over 100 guests came out in support of the 1st Annual Community Dinner at St. Barnabas Church Hall in New Westminster, and helped raise approximately $3,500 for Dan’s Legacy. The charity provides therapeutic counselling for youth battling addiction as a result of childhood abuse and trauma. “We’re […]