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North Delta block party with Neighbourhood Small Grant

A culturally diverse neighbourhood in North Delta, ranging from young children to seniors, held a block party on September 7, 2019 simply to bring the local community or neighbourhood together. It was funded by the Neighbourhood Small Grants from the Delta Foundation, with funding from the Vancouver Foundation.

Shoreline clean up with Neighbourhood Small Grant

Eighty volunteers of all ages, from Tsawwassen and Ladner, assembled on a Saturday in June and removed 6,045 pounds of debris off 16 local shorelines. The clean up crew tracked what was being collected then weighed, sorted and transported it for recycling or waste disposal. A Neighbourhood Small Grant from the Delta Foundation, through funding from the Vancouver Foundation, covered hospitality and other expenses.

Annual neighbourhood street party with Neighbourhood Small Grant

Mexican Fiesta was the theme of the ninth neighbourhood street party in Ladner on July 13, 2019. This year the local residents were given an extra boost with $300 from a Neighbourhood Small Grant from the Delta Foundation, through funding from the Vancouver Foundation.

Townhome BBQ with Neighbourhood Small Grant

A 30-year-old townhouse complex in Ladner attracted 90 seniors residents to a community BBQ in one of the cul-de-sacs on July 21, 2019 with the help of a Neighbourhood Small Grant of $400.

Chamber music in Delta

From intimate recitals to dynamic chamber ensembles, presented in Delta, at the South Delta Baptist Church, and in New Westminster, Coquitlam and the North Shore, Vancouver Chamber Music Society invites some of Canada’s best musical talents together with internationally acclaimed artists to present unforgettable musical experiences to the public. Delta Foundation has supported the Society with $1,750.

Tsawwassen street party with Neighbourhood Small Grant

Continuing an event of the past two years, a group of Tsawwassen residents held an end-of-summer street party on September 7 to mark the subdivision’s 45th Anniversary. The event organizers wanted to reach out to more people, young and old, living in the area to help celebrate, with the help of $400 from the Delta Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants program, funded by the Vancouver Foundation.

Support for workshop to support families of Little House substance abuse clients

Little House Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Society’s Heart of the Family workshop provides family members, spouses, and friends of those enroled in the recovery program with a chance to learn about substance use disorder, available resources, and coping skills for every family member. For some families which find the cost of workshop to be a challenge, a grant by the Delta Foundation, from the Sam Fogel Fund, of $3,566, will help them participate.

Sound improved for community classroom

Serving up to 100 people seated, the Heritage Room education wing of Cedar Park Church, as a facility for the community as well as the church, now provides an essential portable audio equipment system with support of the Delta Foundation.