Abbotsford is one of the most charitably-minded communities in Canada. Our family shares in this local spirit of generosity, formed from our family’s roots in the prairies where giving was embedded in the community DNA.
Our firm does not exist to exclusively make an impact in our client’s lives. Our passion to care for people extends beyond the databases and appointments we steward. By investing in some of the initiatives in the list below, we aim to champion the good work being done by others and partner with our neighbours to advance the important causes around us.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is a non-profit organization that provides mentorship and support to children and youth in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia. It does this through a variety of programs, including one-to-one mentorship, group mentorship, and in-school mentorship, which are designed to help young people develop positive relationships, build self-esteem, and achieve their full potential. The organization works with volunteers who are trained and matched with children and youth based on shared interests and goals, and provides ongoing support and guidance to ensure that the mentorship relationships are successful and rewarding for everyone involved.
Abbotsford Community Foundation
The Abbotsford Community Foundation is a charitable organization that works to improve the quality of life in the Abbotsford area by supporting and promoting philanthropy. It does this by helping individuals, families, and organizations establish charitable funds, and by making grants to local non-profit organizations that are working to address community needs and issues. The foundation also serves as a resource for information about charitable giving and community needs, and works to build connections between donors, volunteers, and community organizations.
Abbotsford Hospice Society
The Abbotsford Hospice Society is a non-profit organization that provides end-of-life care and support to individuals and their families in the Abbotsford area. It operates a hospice residence and offers a range of services including palliative care, grief support, and bereavement counseling.
Archway Abbotsford Food Bank
The Archway Abbotsford Food Bank is a non-profit organization that provides food assistance to people in need in the Abbotsford area. It operates a food bank and distributes food to individuals and families who are struggling to put meals on the table, and also offers a range of other support services, including financial assistance, clothing, and referrals to other community resources. The food bank relies on donations of food and money from the community, and works with volunteers who help with everything from sorting and distributing food to fundraising and outreach.
Estate Planning Council of Abbotsford
The Estate Planning Council of Abbotsford is a professional organization that brings together financial advisors, estate planners, and other professionals who work in the field of estate planning. It exists to promote the education and professional development of its members, and to provide a forum for networking and sharing best practices in the field. The council is open to professionals who work in the Abbotsford area and surrounding communities, and is designed to help them stay up-to-date on the latest developments and trends in estate planning.
Cycle 4 Water
The Cycle 4 Water initiative in Canada, run by Global Aid Network, is a program that aims to provide clean water and sanitation to communities in need through the support of individuals who fundraise by cycling long distances. In the past, the initiative has supported projects in countries such as Guatemala, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.