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Grant Recipient Stories

Surrey Crime Prevention Society

In 2020, we were able to support the Surrey Crime Prevention Society with funding from #ECSFund. This grant helped fund the necessary safety measures put in place for volunteers and staff, to ensure they could deliver their programs in a safe manner.   Surrey Crime Prevention Society is committed to supporting youth by providing them with an opportunity to learn the value of civic pride and making a difference.

Semiahmoo Animal League

This short video gives you a window into the work being done by the Semiahmoo Animal League. In 2017, SurreyCares was able to grant funds to support their work with youth at risk.

Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

This short video gives you a window into the work being done by the Cerebral Palsy Associatoin of BC.  In 2018, SurreyCares was able to grant funds to support the Surrey Dance Without Limits program. Funding for this grant was thanks to the Surrey Rehabilitation Society endowment fund which entrusts SurreyCares to make grants on it's behalf.

Tetra Society of North America

Tetra volunteers create custom assistive devices to enhance the lives of adults and children with significant physical disabilities. Tetra creates volunteer-built assistive devices specifically for citizens of Surrey with disabilities.

SOS Children's Villages

The goal of this subprogram is to identify young adults at high risk of not completing high school and ensure that they graduate and commence on additional education. The Transition to Adulthood Program provides vulnerable youth with 1:1 support that assists them to develop life skills, independence, find employment or training, and secure housing with the help of our experienced youth workers.

Down Syndrome Research Foundation

The DSRF launched services at the City Centre building in Surrey and are now offering occupational therapy, speech therapy, and one to one reading on three days of the week. They are fully registered for these services serving 25 children, and now have a small wait list which they hope to address in 2018. The children have benefited by having access to support for their communication skills, life skills, and reading ability which will assist with their long term ability to participate in their community.

A Rocha

The Enriched Orchard project supported individuals of all ages in learning about how the orchard provides habitat for vital pollinator species and their native host plants. They also learned about sustainable practices that support soil health and biodiversity.

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