Tag: mental health

Citta Activewear Supports Dan’s Legacy with Month-Long Promotion

JANUARY 15, 2021 Citta, a women’s lifestyle athletic wear company, is supporting the Dan’s Legacy Foundation during a month-long promotion from January 15th to February 15th. For each pair of tights sold, Citta will donate another pair of tights to the charity’s Fitness program for youth at risk. “Citta wanted to find a way to […]

this thing we do called dan’s legacy

Why do we do this? Because these kids, with leather and tattoos, pink and green hair and black painted nails, who sneer whenever an adult comes around, are just kids. Young people who grew up in stable families are ready to engage in the world when they take their first steps at independence, but youth […]

Giving Tuesday December 1st, 2020

“The only time you should look down on someone is when you’re helping them get back up.” Destiny Newton said this last year at our gala, and explained how Dan’s Legacy gave her a new start in life with shelter, food, clothing, support and counselling. Raised in a family of addicts, Destiny says she struggled […]

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 […]

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Provides $18,000 Grant to Dan’s Legacy

MAY 12, 2020 The TELUS Friendly Future Foundation recently provided a grant of $18,000 to Dan’s Legacy to support the charity’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The funds will go towards Dan’s Legacy’s trauma and culturally informed counselling programs for at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver. “The TELUS Friendly Future Foundation has been a […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]