Category: Media

Dan’s Legacy and Laid-off Chefs Create Meals from Surplus Food to Feed Those In Need

March 22, 2020 A group of philanthropically minded local chefs, most of whom have been temporarily laid off due to COVID-19 restaurant closures, are working with Dan’s Legacy to transform surplus food into delicious soups and meals for those in need in the community. Chefs TJ Conwi and Bruce Nollert from Ono Vancouver, Chef Warren […]

PayPal Gives Donates US$15,500 to Dan’s Legacy

On January 3, 2020 Dan’s Legacy received a US$15,500 (Cdn$19,511) donation from PayPal Gives for the charity’s trauma and culturally-informed counselling programs. The grant was recommended by PayPal’s employee-volunteer led Vancouver GIVE Team at Hyperwallet, a subsidiary of PayPal and strong supporter of Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards helping at-risk youth like Destiny, […]

Coast Capital Savings Supports Dan’s Legacy’s “East Van Dan’s Program” with a $24,000 Grant

December 11, 2019 – Coast Capital Savings recently provided a grant of $24,000 to the Dan’s Legacy Foundation in support of the charity’s “East Van Dan’s” program. The funds will provide counselling and land-based intervention therapies to at-risk Indigenous youth. Youth such as “Michael”, an 18 year old Indigenous young man who was heavily involved […]

Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation Supports Dan’s Legacy Foundation with a $5,000 Grant

November 19, 2019 NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation recently provided a grant of $5,000 to the Dan’s Legacy Foundation in support of the charity’s outreach programs for queer youth in Metro Vancouver. The funds will go towards the development of a convention for Trans, Two-Spirit, Non-Binary and inter-sex youth in January, […]

6th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner Gala Raises Over $42,000

On Saturday, November 2, 120 guests turned out in support of the 6th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner held in the atrium of Surrey City Hall and raised $42,755 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s trauma-informed counselling and life-skills programs for at-risk youth. CBC Radio Host Angela Sterritt returned for the second […]

Bell Let’s Talk Provides $20,000 Grant to Aunt Leah’s Place & Dan’s Legacy

NEW WESTMINSTER, October 24, 2019 – Aunt Leah’s Place is pleased to announce it has received a $20,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to expand the capacity of its free clinical counselling program operated in partnership with Dan’s Legacy Foundation. The Link: Mental Health Supports for Youth from Care program provides free […]

Kitchen Table Restaurants “International Pasta Day” Fundraiser for Dan’s Legacy October 17, 2019

On October 17, four beloved dining destinations in the Kitchen Table Restaurants family will mark International Pasta Day and give back to the community by offering an exclusive pasta feature at Vancouver’s Pourhouse, Ask For Luigi and Ristorante Di Beppe and North Vancouver’s newly opened Farina a Legna on Thursday. The chefs at each restaurant […]

The Chefs’ Challenge is On at Dan’s Legacy’s 6th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner Fundraiser

October 4, 2019  New Westminster, BC – The challenge is on once again at the Dan’s Legacy 6th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner on November 2nd in Surrey, as the entire menu will be created using surplus food. Funds raised at the gala go towards Dan’s Legacy’s therapeutic counselling and life-skills programs for youth battling trauma-based […]

Dan’s Legacy Foundation wins $10,500 Donation from 100WomenVan

September 16, 2019 100 Women Who Care Vancouver (aka 100WomenVan) members were encouraged by the grassroots work Dan’s Legacy Foundation does in our community to help at-risk youth and chose them to receive a $10,500 donation at tonight’s meeting at Steamworks Brew Pub in Gastown. Barbara Coates, Executive Director of Dan’s Legacy Foundation shared how […]