Dan’s Legacy A Year in Review 2022

2022 was a transformational year for Dan’s Legacy, and we captured the highlights in this “Year in Review” video that premiered at our 9th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner presented by BCGEU on November 5. Our thanks to our staff, volunteers and other supporters for their outstanding work and for making a difference in the lives […]

Dan’s Legacy’s 9th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner Raises Over $32,000 for Youth At-Risk in Vancouver

Delta, BC – On Saturday, November 5, 120 guests turned out in support of the 9th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner presented by BCGEU held at the Shaughnessy Restaurant at VanDusen Garden and raised $32,729 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s trauma-informed counselling and life-skills programs for youth at risk. Celebrity TV […]

More mental-health, substance-use supports for youth in Greater Vancouver

More mental-health, substance-use supports for youth in Greater Vancouver News Release Vancouver Saturday, November 5, 2022 9:00 AM  Continued investment from the Province will help young people throughout Metro Vancouver access more free mental-health and substance-use supports. The Government of B.C. has invested $1.73 million in Dan’s Legacy Foundation to support 15 health-care and other […]

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) at Princess Margaret Secondary School

(Photo: Arsala, Aamna, Noordeep, Executive Director Barb, and Marketing and Communications Manager Linda) Dan’s Legacy was honoured recently at Princess Margaret Secondary School in Surrey by a group of Grade 10 students involved in the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) program who invited us to attend the final competition and presentations.  Arsala, Aamna, and Noordeep chose […]

Dan’s Legacy Announcing Four New Board Members for 2022-2022

The Dan’s Legacy Annual General Meeting was held electronically on June 15, 2022, and we were thrilled to welcome four new Directors who have a keen interest in youth mental health. Our full complement of 10 Directors include: Peter Buxon, Q.C. (Chair), Baltej Singh Dhillon (Vice-Chair), Roberta McArthur (Treasurer), Darin Froese (Secretary), Wayne Cousins, Kelso […]

Dan’s Legacy’s Annual General Meeting 2022

Dan’s Legacy’s virtual AGM is coming up on Wednesday, June 15 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and all members are invited to attend. To join or renew your membership, please click here. Members vote to appoint Directors to the Board for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Call for Nominations We’re looking to fill 3 vacant […]

Child & Youth Mental Health and Substance Use (CYMHSU) Conference

On Friday, May 13, 2022, Dan’s Legacy had the opportunity to bring our Program Director, Tom Littlewood to speak at the 7th Annual CYMHSU Conference in Vancouver. The audience was comprised of family physicians, specialists, pediatricians, representatives from the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, as […]

Mental Awareness Fundraiser for Dan’s Legacy – THE NEGATIVE CREEPS Concert

On May 14th, The Negative Creeps performed in support of Dan’s Legacy with funds raised to support “East Van Dan’s”, the charity’s drop-in workshop program in the Downtown Eastside and East Vancouver. This fundraiser event had THE NEGATIVE CREEPS perform at The Red Room in Vancouver, BC promoting mental health awareness with the music of […]

Chefs in the House presented by Foundry Kitchens

  We had so much fun at our Chefs in the House virtual fundraiser presented by Foundry Commercial Kitchens! The evening was made possible thanks to our generous sponsors, volunteers, and everyone who purchased a ticket and tuned in from home to cook along with us. You helped us raise much needed funds towards Dan’s Legacy’s trauma informed counselling programs  […]

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 […]