After a new record was set on spending on Cyber Monday, it’s a nice reminder that we might help those less fortunate on Giving Tuesday. Here are 5 charities you can support:

  1. Greater Vancouver Food Bank

    “Set up as temporary relief to the hunger crisis in 1982 and has grown significantly in the three decades since then. Today the GVFB provides assistance to over 26,500 people weekly, 20% of our members are children, 19% are seniors, with more than 80 community agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver.” Click here to donate
  2. Paws For Hope

    “provides thousands of dollars in emergency and organizational development funding to pre-qualified, animal charities in B.C. each year, and partners with social service agencies in Vancouver, New Westminster and North Vancouver to provide support to homeless, low-income, and elderly pet guardians through tens of thousands of pounds of pet food, bedding and jacket donations.” Click here to donate
  3. Music Heals

    “We are a group of music enthusiasts and music lovers who have come together to help raise awareness of the healing powers of music. Music Heals Charitable Foundation supports a wide range of music therapy services to communities in BC and across Canada. We increase access to music therapy for patients in children’s hospitals, senior’s centres, palliative care, AIDS & HIV programs, at-risk youth, habilitation, and bereavement support.” Click here to donate
  4. Qmunity

    “a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. We provide a safer space for LGBTQ/2S people and their allies to fully self-express while feeling welcome and included. Our building serves as a catalyst for community initiatives and collective strength.” Click here to donate
  5. United Way Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

    “United Way of the Lower Mainland has been changing lives locally for 87 years. This year, thanks to your generosity, we invested $33+ million to improve 400,000 people’s lives, including: 40,000 kids, 74,000 families, and 58,000 seniors”. Click here to donate


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