"Holiday GIVing" has turned in to a very special and unique event. Beyond our expectations and what we had envisioned in our planning stage. This is due to our sponsors, partners and volunteers! Thank you! Real Canadian Superstore - providing breakfast items. Pancakes, Sausages, Granola Bars, Bananas.. Thank you! Chevy for believing in this project! Westbank Corp - Providing the venue - Thank you! Joe and Jay for making it work! JJ Bean and The Drive Coffee Bar for the coffee and supplies. Kudos! Amelia Foot Solutions- fitting and distribution of 50 pairs of Shoes and Socks. So kind of you! Christian.  NetRadio Online for the Live Broadcast of the event and supporting the Community GIVing by raising awareness of local Heroes! Our heroes Pegah & Cheko Glowbal Group for allowing us to use their kitchen for the preparation of the breakfast. Saved us a lot of time, energy and resources On the day! Chefs GIVing their personal time: Saboor from Glowbal Group Azim from Nando's North Vancouver Habib Motan from Whitespot Dunsmuir location Bilkis from Dunbar Greetings Shamez Charania - Kenya Foods - Coffee Lead SFU Entertainment Team - Tose Derek & Ken Greystone Promotional Products www.mygreystone.com Hoodies for the volunteers are AWESOME! Thank you!  All the amazing 40 volunteers from different communities, professional backgrounds, ages from youth to seniors, families members, donors from as far as Calgary! giving together for a common cause. Thank you! ALL For your generosity and being leaders of your communities. Distinguished guests and community leaders for accepting the invite to the event and their support! Last but not least our Project Managers from SFU (Elaisha, Toze, Daniel, Seann & Marine) And the GIV core team! You guys Rock! www.givsociety.org/our-team/  

"Holiday GIVing" has turned in to a very special and unique event. Beyond our expectations and what we had envisioned in our planning stage. This is due to our sponsors, partners and volunteers! Thank you!

Real Canadian Superstore - providing breakfast items. Pancakes, Sausages, Granola Bars, Bananas.. Thank you! Chevy for believing in this project!

Westbank Corp - Providing the venue - Thank you! Joe and Jay for making it work!

JJ Bean and The Drive Coffee Bar for the coffee and supplies. Kudos! Amelia

Foot Solutions- fitting and distribution of 50 pairs of Shoes and Socks. So kind of you! Christian. 

NetRadio Online for the Live Broadcast of the event and supporting the Community GIVing by raising awareness of local Heroes! Our heroes Pegah & Cheko

Glowbal Group for allowing us to use their kitchen for the preparation of the breakfast. Saved us a lot of time, energy and resources On the day!

Chefs GIVing their personal time:

Saboor from Glowbal Group

Azim from Nando's North Vancouver

Habib Motan from Whitespot Dunsmuir location

Bilkis from Dunbar Greetings

Shamez Charania - Kenya Foods - Coffee Lead

SFU Entertainment Team - Tose

Derek & Ken Greystone Promotional Products www.mygreystone.com Hoodies for the volunteers are AWESOME! Thank you!

 All the amazing 40 volunteers from different communities, professional backgrounds, ages from youth to seniors, families members, donors from as far as Calgary! giving together for a common cause.

Thank you! ALL For your generosity and being leaders of your communities.

Distinguished guests and community leaders for accepting the invite to the event and their support!

Last but not least our Project Managers from SFU (Elaisha, Toze, Daniel, Seann & Marine) And the GIV core team! You guys Rock! www.givsociety.org/our-team/

 

PAST EVENTS

BC Provincial Parliament visit Oct 2nd, 2017 GIV along with it’s partners (Aboriginal Mother Centre, Phillipines Canada Trade Council, Rotary Lower Mainland, Rotary members from Taiwan Chapters) visited the BC Provincial Parliament in Victoria.  We were acknowledged and welcomed in the Parliament session. Our deepest appreciation and Thank you! to the members of the Parliament for their warm welcome and the honour. Special Thank you! to Honourable @Anne Kang, Honourable @Katrina Chen, Deputy Speaker @Raj Chouan, MLAs for their hospitality!

BC Provincial Parliament visit Oct 2nd, 2017 GIV along with it’s partners (Aboriginal Mother Centre, Phillipines Canada Trade Council, Rotary Lower Mainland, Rotary members from Taiwan Chapters) visited the BC Provincial Parliament in Victoria.  We were acknowledged and welcomed in the Parliament session. Our deepest appreciation and Thank you! to the members of the Parliament for their warm welcome and the honour. Special Thank you! to Honourable @Anne Kang, Honourable @Katrina Chen, Deputy Speaker @Raj Chouan, MLAs for their hospitality!

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OCT 29th 2017 EMPOWER: NURTURE THE POWER WITHIN Shakti Society’s 5th Annual Wellness Day  A mini retreat for the mind, body and soul. A day of interactive workshops to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual well being with yoga, meditation, zumba, financial information and many other life enhancing modalities.  “We cannot feel fully empowered unless we feel healthy and strong. Time and again, I have seen people struggling with mental health issues, addictions, relationship issues and physical ailments which impact every aspect of their lives. We have the tools to heal ourselves. All we need is to learn to use our power and knowledge.” - Sonia Andhi, MSW, RSW, Executive Director of Shakti Society.

OCT 29th 2017

EMPOWER: NURTURE THE POWER WITHIN

Shakti Society’s 5th Annual Wellness Day

 A mini retreat for the mind, body and soul. A day of interactive workshops to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual well being with yoga, meditation, zumba, financial information and many other life enhancing modalities.

 “We cannot feel fully empowered unless we feel healthy and strong. Time and again, I have seen people struggling with mental health issues, addictions, relationship issues and physical ailments which impact every aspect of their lives. We have the tools to heal ourselves. All we need is to learn to use our power and knowledge.” - Sonia Andhi, MSW, RSW, Executive Director of Shakti Society.

Institute of Asian Research UBC. Fri Oct 13th 2017. GIV was invited to attend a conference "The importance of cultural diversity and multilingualism in fostering education value. Keynote speakers was a Federal Senator and Asian Cultural Research experts.

Institute of Asian Research UBC. Fri Oct 13th 2017.

GIV was invited to attend a conference "The importance of cultural diversity and multilingualism in fostering education value. Keynote speakers was a Federal Senator and Asian Cultural Research experts.

October 12th, 2017 - “The Blind Taco Taste” GIV Society www.givsociety.org had the distinct pleasure on Thursday to assist and MC the Blind Taco Taste Event. This event was hosted at St Regis Hotel Vancouver BC to raise funds for CNIB to train guide dogs. Special thx! To Alfredo del Arenal. The founder of www.theblindtaco.com . To donate and learn more please visit the website.

October 12th, 2017 - “The Blind Taco Taste”

GIV Society www.givsociety.org had the distinct pleasure on Thursday to assist and MC the Blind Taco Taste Event. This event was hosted at St Regis Hotel Vancouver BC to raise funds for CNIB to train guide dogs. Special thx! To Alfredo del Arenal. The founder of www.theblindtaco.com . To donate and learn more please visit the website.

DTES Neighbourhood House: Family Picnic September 3rd, 2017 *Click to Volunteer!*

 

The grassroots and secular DTES Neighbourhood House [DTES NH] is one of Vancouver’s newest NH.  Volunteers, staff and Board members work to fortify the voice and ambitions of our neighbours by sustaining a Neighbourhood House in which DTES residents of all ages, genders and ancestries sculpt their future while honouring the four founding DTES communities – Indigenous, Japanese, Chinese and Low-Income

Harambecouver: August 25th - 27th

UPDATE: The event pulled people from all backgrounds together to learn from, and educate each other as part of the initiative to build a stronger community! All while having fun and GIVing! *Click the image to see photos!*

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UBC BLOCKATHON August 4th 2017

UPDATE : A great success! Thank you for your support! 

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GIV Accepts 2000 Hours 

A great success! Thank you for your support! 

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