Every one counts.

There are many groups doing great work; these are a just a few I’m rooting for. Contact them for more information about what they do and might need.

#BeingHungrySucks: Driven by A Better Life Foundation in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, #BeingHungrySucks supports people with much needed meals. It’s part of A Better Life Foundation’s overarching mandate to “feed, train and employ.”

Forest and the Femme  is a non profit outdoor recreation program in Vancouver, BC for highly marginalized women living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The program provides access to nature for Vancouver’s most vulnerable and isolated women.

Frontier College provides literacy support to youth and adults across Canada, including services to those in correctional facilities. Literacy is a significant determinant of health.

Willow Bean Cafe is a social enterprise effort that trains people with mental health challenges to work in the cafe. It’s a partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver/Burnaby branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association and Sodexo.

Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) works to end all forms of violence against women and girls. WAVAW provides services to those who have experienced violence, and education and outreach to end it.