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Locally-based companies Evolution Fulfillment, Ape Ship, raise $30,000 in support of the Delta Community Foundation

This past Mother’s Day weekend, locally-based Evolution Fulfillment, and Ape Ship Courier & Freight, raised $60,000 to benefit the Delta Community Foundation. The Mother’s Day weekend sale was met with an outpouring of support by our local community, successfully raising $30,000 over the 3-day event. In addition to this, both Evolution Fulfillment and Ape Ship extended their generosity even further by donating $15,000 each to match the $30,000 raised through the warehouse sale, for a total donation of $60,000 to the Delta Community Foundation.

Endowment fund to benefit Guide Dogs society long into the future

To generate interest on its principal to apply to a range of expenses in meeting the growing demand for professionally trained Guide Dogs and Autism Support Dogs and OSI/PTSD Service Dogs, Delta-based BC and Alberta Guide Dogs has established a $10,000 endowment fund through the Delta Community Foundation. Photos by Tim Fitzgerald

Event | May 6—8 2022

Get Up To 75% Off At Our Upcoming Mother’s Day Weekend Warehouse Sale

Are you in need of a last-minute Mother’s Day present? Perhaps you’re looking for some new additions to your spring wardrobe? Then you are in luck because Evolution Group of Companies and Delta Community Foundation is partnering up to bring you a massive warehouse sale this Mother’s Day weekend.
From Friday, May 6th to Sunday, May 8th, at the Harris Barn in Delta.

New endowment fund for high school scholarships

For students graduating from high school in BC and going on to a university or other post-secondary institution, Steven and Susan Rubin have established the Masonic Educational Endowment Fund through the Delta Community Foundation. The $1,800 scholarship will be open to Canadian high school students and landed immigrants, of three years or more, who wish to attend a post secondary institution in Canada or Israel.

Foundation News

First administrator for Foundation

Dalyce Wickett has joined the Delta Community Foundation in the part time role of Administrator. The Foundation has been managed by an operations board of directors since its founding in 1986. This is a big step for the Foundation as it prepares to take more big steps to do much more, with more of us, for the community. Dalyce feels very fortunate to work in the community she calls home, to benefit ‘the charity for all charities’. She brings with her over 13 years of non profit experience in a variety of roles and is excited to join the Delta Community Foundation as we grow to meet the needs of even more individuals and charities in Delta.

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North Delta community garden upgrades

Delta Rise Community Garden, in North Delta, improved its facility by providing equipment to those who may not have had their own, purchasing a potting table to help those with mobility concerns and those with larger harvests to more easily sort through their crops, and to make it easier to use the gardening hose. Funding for these improvements came from the Delta Community Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants program, sponsored by the Vancouver Foundation.

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Seniors townhouse community BBQ

A 46-townhouse complex of mainly seniors held a BBQ in the common area on August 28th. With several new residents in the complex and everyone having been restricted from connecting with each other during Covid-19 the event was a great time to get together. The event was funded by Delta Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants program, sponsored by the Vancouver Foundation.

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Garden to attract butterflies as pollinators

As a new member of the David Suzuki Foundation’s Butterflyway Project, Pamela Swanigan was delighted to receive space from the the Ladner Community Garden board and funding for plants from the Delta Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants program, funded by the Vancouver Foundation, to establish a garden for butterflies which, along with bees, are pollinators. The new butterfly garden is at Ladner Community Garden, 6467 Holly Park Drive in Ladner.