During the week of September 20-27th, 2019, the world saw 7.6 million people take to the streets for “the biggest climate mobilization in history.” Following this impactful event, HeartPress is excited to highlight Sierra Club BC, a Victoria-based non-profit focused on defending nature and confronting climate change. We spoke with Elisabeth Hazell, the Manager of Donor Support and Engagement, about their participation in the climate strikes and the scope of their work here in BC.
Our new series Giving Stories features first-hand accounts of individuals and businesses that give back. Whether donating time, money, items or services, those featured in Giving Stories are making a difference in the world around us and deserve to be celebrated!
This week’s Non-Profit Highlight celebrates the 100th anniversary of Junior Achievement BC (JABC)!
We spoke with the Director of Community Engagement of JABC, Cheryl Borgmann, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all.
We are excited to feature the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society in this week’s Non-Profit Highlight.
We spoke with the Executive Director of the Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society (NWPS), Kristine Krynitzki, about how they work to ensure that the natural world will continue to be preserved for its own intrinsic value and for the benefit of all.
This week’s Non-Profit Highlight features Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (CAG). At HeartPress, we love sharing the community-focused work of non-profit organizations in BC.
We asked CAG’s Development Officer, Brett Clark, about CAG’s commitment to the enrichment Vancouver’s culture and about the Gallery’s upcoming projects.
We spoke with the Executive Director of the New View Society, Tiffany Melius, about the organization’s commitment to their community and about their belief in the resiliency of individuals.
March 8th, International Women’s Day, is a wonderful time to celebrate the passionate efforts made by BC organizations to support women in their communities and across the globe. But these non-profits don’t limit supporting the female species to one day a year. From providing career training to offering a safe haven from abuse, organizations across the province are striving to make sure BC women have access to the aid and support they need every day of their lives.