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2021 Grant Program Recipient – Vanderhoof Hospice Society receives funds to assist with the delivery of a “Rainbows” program in Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation is pleased to announce the final recipient of our 2021 Grant Program. The Vanderhoof Hospice Society is a community charity providing assistance for those who are dying and their families by offering companionship, practical assistance and bereavement support. As part of this assistance, they are offering a peer-based, nationally recognized grief … Continue reading 2021 Grant Program Recipient – Vanderhoof Hospice Society receives funds to assist with the delivery of a “Rainbows” program in Vanderhoof

William (Bill) Palmer donates a portion of his estate to the Vanderhoof Community Foundation

I was thrilled to meet with Bill to understand his interest in donating a portion of his estate to the Foundation.  Bill was born in Prince Rupert and moved with his parents, to Vanderhoof in 1946, living with his maternal grandparents, James and Mary Silver who were early settlers in our community and no matter … Continue reading William (Bill) Palmer donates a portion of his estate to the Vanderhoof Community Foundation

Vanderhoof Community Foundation receives donation from the District of Vanderhoof

On behalf of the Vanderhoof Community Foundation, I would like to thank the District of Vanderhoof (DOV) for its recent donation of $2807.  The DOV was instrumental in establishing the Foundation and we sincerely appreciate the ongoing support. These funds represent the District of Vanderhoof’s share of a surplus held in an account for the … Continue reading Vanderhoof Community Foundation receives donation from the District of Vanderhoof

2021 Grant Program Recipient – Nechako Valley Sporting Association

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation is pleased to announce the third recipient of our 2021 Grant Program of $1500 towards their Parking Lot Improvement Project. The Nechako Valley Sporting Association (NVSA) is an umbrella organization for several clubs in the Vanderhoof Area which offer a variety of recreational and sport opportunities to area residents of all … Continue reading 2021 Grant Program Recipient – Nechako Valley Sporting Association

Thank you to all who supported our raffles at the Vic Midzain Memorial Golf Tournament

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation would to thank the Vanderhoof Golfers Association for allowing us to participate in their annual Vic Midzain Memorial Tournament. Particular mention goes to John Prestmo, John Murphy, Steve Little and Allison Waters for their assistance and suggestions that made our fund raising a success. Of course, fundraising isn't possible without those … Continue reading Thank you to all who supported our raffles at the Vic Midzain Memorial Golf Tournament

2021 Grant Recipient – Nechako Valley Search & Rescue receives grant for PPE for Incident Command

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation (VCF) is pleased to announce another grant recipient for 2021. The Nechako Valley Search & Rescue (NVSAR) group in Vanderhoof is a volunteer program providing search and rescue, recovery and evacuation notice deliveries for Vanderhoof area as requested by the RCMP, BC Ambulance, Coroner Services or a Local Government. It is … Continue reading 2021 Grant Recipient – Nechako Valley Search & Rescue receives grant for PPE for Incident Command

2021 Grant Program Recipient – The Air Cadet League of Canada – 899 Vanderhoof receives grant for Canoeing Equipment

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation is pleased to announce the first of four recipients of grants for 2021. The Air Cadets in Vanderhoof offer a program for youth ages 12-18 which focuses on developing leadership, citizenship, physical fitness and an interest in air activities of the Canadian Forces. The local group has been developing their outdoor … Continue reading 2021 Grant Program Recipient – The Air Cadet League of Canada – 899 Vanderhoof receives grant for Canoeing Equipment

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation announces their second Family Fund thanks to John and Karen Andros

The Vanderhoof Community Foundation is so very pleased to announce another Family Fund, this one donated by John and Karen Andros. Karen Andros tells us about their decision to set up a Fund in their name. “John Andros is a direct descendent of 2 of the original families that came to Vanderhoof by covered wagon, … Continue reading The Vanderhoof Community Foundation announces their second Family Fund thanks to John and Karen Andros