International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. Dan’s Legacy proudly stands in support of the LGBTQ2S+ community and we reaffirm our commitment to this year’s theme by ensuring that no one is left behind. Roughly 20% of the youth that seek the support we offer via our trauma-informed counselling and wrap around … Read more

Surrey’s Sukhi Bath Motors Supports Dan’s Legacy’s Recovered Food Program

More people facing food insecurity issues in the Lower Mainland will get help from Dan’s Legacy Foundation, thanks to the purchase of a 3-tonne, refrigerated truck from Surrey’s Sukhi Bath Motors. The company donated $20,000 of the purchase price of the truck to the charity, which will be used to collect and distribute donated food … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply

Every Thursday from October 8 to November 5, Zoom in to the “Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply” virtual fundraiser, and learn the secrets of gourmet cooking from the pros! All funds raised go towards Dan’s Legacy’s counselling and life- skills programs for youth at risk in Metro Vancouver. Join chefs Bruce … Read more

SurreyCares Community Foundation grants $75,000 to Dan’s Legacy

SurreyCares Community Foundation grants $75,000 to Dan’s Legacy to support COVID-19 Mental Health Counselling for At-risk Youth  July 10, 2020 SurreyCares Community Foundation today announced that it will provide $75,000 to Dan’s Legacy to support the addition of a trauma-informed therapist to its team in order to meet the increased demand for mental health support … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more