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 […]

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 […]