Tag: mental health

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 […]

Dan’s Legacy Receives $20,000 Grant from CMA Foundation for East Van Dan’s

CMA Foundation announces recipients of this year’s Healthy Canadians Grants TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2019 The CMA Foundation (CMAF) is thrilled to announce the 15 recipients of the 2019 Healthy Canadians Grants program. Launched in 2018, the Healthy Canadians Grants program supports community-run initiatives that improve the quality of life for patients and vulnerable populations living […]

Chefs’ Charity Dinner Raises Over $47,000

On Tuesday, November 6, 118 guests turned out in support of the 5th Annual Chef’s Charity Dinner at the Beach Grove Golf Club in Tsawwassen and raised $47,163 for Dan’s Legacy. The funds will go towards the charity’s counselling and life-skills programs for youth affected by trauma-based mental health and addictions challenges. CBC Radio Host […]

5th Annual Chefs’ Charity Dinner 2018

WE RAISED OVER $47,000! FULL STORY HERE   Our 5th Annual Chef’s Charity Dinner presented by CN Rail takes place on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 6:00pm at the beautiful Beach Grove Golf Club in Tsawwassen. We invite you to join us for a fabulous evening of gourmet cuisine, music, live and silent auctions, and a […]

BC Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions Provides $200,000 Grant to Dan’s Legacy

For Immediate Release Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions July 6, 2018 Province, Dan’s Legacy Foundation to provide counselling support to more youth VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is taking action to support young people struggling with mental health and addiction. To ensure that more at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver have access to […]

TELUS Vancouver Community Board Donates $15,000 to Dan’s Legacy

On Monday, March 5, Allan Seckel, CEO of Doctors of BC and Board Member, TELUS Vancouver Community Board, presented a cheque for $15,000 to Dan’s Legacy in support of the charity’s therapeutic counselling program for students enrolled in the Coast Mental Health Culinary Skills Training Program. Staff and students treated Mr. Seckel and representatives from […]