Category: Media

Celebrating Our Volunteers April 24-30 2022

April 24 – 30, 2022 is National Volunteer Week and we would like to take this opportunity to share our gratitude and respect for all our incredible volunteers and shine a spotlight on those making an impact through their volunteer efforts at Dan’s Legacy. Like Lorrie Williams, long-time volunteer dishwasher at Dan’s Legacy’s Sunday Haven […]

Changing lives: Dan’s Legacy Empowers Youth to Take Charge of Their Recovery

March 09, 2022   With private and corporate support, including a donation of $58K from TELUS Friendly Future Foundation, the B.C.-based non-profit has been able to weather a pandemic-related surge in demand for critical programming and timely treatment for young people in crisis.“Dan’s Legacy helped me get my life back,” says Sierra Van Straaten, pictured […]

West Point Grey Academy Students Donate $1,000 to Dan’s Legacy

March 1, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE At-risk youth with mental health and addictions issues now have easier access to counselling thanks to a donation of $1,000 from four West Point Grey Academy students in Vancouver. The grade 10 students participated in the school’s Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) project, won the competition, and donated the prize […]

Dave Charleson Salmon Workshop

December 8, 2021 Students in our “Intro to Cook” training program now know how to prepare a salmon for baking, smoking and drying thanks to a workshop presented by Dave Charleson, a fisher from the Hesquiaht First Nation. Dave explained the cultural significance of the salmon to his Hesquiaht people and also spoke about indigenous […]

Giving Tuesday November 30, 2021

There’s no better way to celebrate the season than by helping those who need it most. This Giving Tuesday, donate to Dan’s Legacy to help provide youth at risk with free counselling and life-skills support services. Youth like “Tanya”, a 21-year-old Indigenous young woman who is dealing with severe anxiety and depression and relying on […]

Erin Cebula Celebrity Guest Host of “Chefs in the House”

September 21, 2021 Dan’s Legacy is pleased to announce that well-known Vancouver celebrity Erin Cebula will host its “Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply” virtual fundraiser this fall. Home gourmet chefs are invited to tune in from 6:00pm – 7:00pm, October 20, October 27 and November 3 and learn from the pros […]

Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply Virtual Cooking Class Fundraiser

August 24, 2021 Home gourmet chefs will have another chance to learn from the pros with Dan’s Legacy Foundation’s “Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply” virtual fundraiser from 6:00pm – 7:00pm, October 20, October 27 and November 3. Funds raised at the event support the charity’s trauma informed counselling and life-skills programs […]

New Board of Directors 2021-2022

JUNE 17, 2021 Delta, BC – On Wednesday, June 16 Dan’s Legacy Foundation began its fiscal year with a new Board of Directors acclaimed at its virtual Annual General Meeting. The nine Directors are: Peter Buxton, Q.C. (President), Baltej Singh Dhillon (Vice-President), Roberta McArthur (Treasurer), Darin Froese (Secretary), Wayne Cousins (Director), Kyle Demes (Director), Shannon […]

True Extent of Damage to Indigenous People in Canada Lies Beyond Unmarked Graves in Kamloops

June 11, 2021 – The tragedy of bodies in unmarked graves found at the Kamloops residential school is only the tip of the iceberg in this ongoing saga of cultural genocide. Soon more will be discovered at other residential schools across Canada. As a therapist with forty-five years’ experience, I have worked with numerous residential […]