Community Involvement - Slater Vecchio
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Community Involvement

We are big believers in paying it forward. Below are some incredible community groups that we are proud to support each year through financial contributions or volunteer hours.

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ALS Canada

ALS Canada is the leading not-for-profit organization working nationwide to fund ALS research. The organization works to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Slater Vecchio supports ALS Canada with a yearly donation.

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BC Cancer Foundation

BC Cancer Foundation’s Ride to Conquer Cancer  is an adventurous ride through the Pacific Northwest, a journey of over 200 miles from Vancouver to Seattle. Donations support breakthrough research, exemplary teaching, and compassionate care at the B.C. Cancer Foundation.

James Buckley, James Richards, and Frank Ficocelli have proudly participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer since 2009. Joining Team Finn, the three were originally part of a 30 person team. The team has since grown to over a hundred riders and has now raised over one million dollars for cancer research.


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BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation works with children, families, caregivers and thousands of British Columbians each year to raise funds that support child health.

In 2011, we helped junior philanthropist Sean Thomas with Kids Can Help. Inspired by the courage of children with cancer, Sean began collecting pennies to donate to BC Children’s Hospital oncology department. Sean has actively promoted his program via local radio, TV, and the Miracle Weekend Telethon. Slater Vecchio raised over $5,500 for Sean’s program.

Slater Vecchio also supports the BC Children’s Hospital’s Jeans Day each April.

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Canadian Blood Services

Approximately every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood for surgery or medical treatment. That’s why Slater Vecchio employees regularly roll up their sleeves to donate. It’s in us to give.

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Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a volunteer organization fighting for the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Every April, the Slater Vecchio Partners purchase daffodils for each staff member in support of Daffodil month, a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society helps feed up to 9,000 people each week in 15 depots located in Burnaby, New Westminster, Vancouver and the North Shore. Additionally, the GVFBS aids over 100 food-serving agencies within these areas, providing help to approximately another 16,000 individuals weekly.

Slater Vecchio lends a helping hand by sending a task force of 10-25 volunteers to sort and pack donations at the Food Bank’s warehouse.

BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is dedicated to protecting and enhancing life for domestic, farm, and wild animals.

In 2012, Slater Vecchio raised $3300 for the BC SPCA’s Paws for a Cause fundraising event. We also participate in National Cupcake Day. Our enthusiastic participation will continue in the years to follow!

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Spinal Cord Injury British Columbia

Spinal Cord Injury BC helps people with spinal cord injuries adjust, adapt, and thrive by providing answers, information, and community experiences.

Since 2011, Slater Vecchio has participated in a variety of fundraising events benefitting the Spinal Cord Injury Association. These events include the Women’s Tea and Ugly Tie Week.

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UGM

UGM is an urban relief organization based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. With seven locations throughout Metro Vancouver and the city of Mission, UGM is positioned to help those who need it most.

Every month, Slater Vecchio volunteers work with incredible UGM chefs to assist with meal preparation, dining-room setup, and meal service.

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Vancouver Sun Run

Did you know that the Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race? Every year, Slater Vecchio employees join in the fun. Since its inception, the Sun Run has donated over $2 million to charity.

Justice Education Society

The Justice Education Society creates programs and offers a wealth of resources to help improve legal education and access to justice across British Columbia. The society serves a diverse range of people through a variety of programs, providing information and services to boost the public’s understanding of our justice system and how the law works.

Slater Vecchio supports legal education in BC and is a proud donor to JES.

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The Powell River Brain Injury Society

The Powell River Brain Injury Society is dedicated to promoting the prevention, recovery, education, community awareness and life beyond brain injury. It’s the only non-profit agency solely dedicated to providing support to Powell River. Donations to the Society help provide a broad range of social and support services for persons living with an acquired brain injury.

Slater Vecchio proudly supports The Powell River Brain Injury Society on an annual basis.

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The Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association

The Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association is a charitable organization that has been offering support services to people with acquired brain injuries and their families since 1997. One of their main goals is to promote the prevention of brain injury by focusing their efforts toward public awareness of the specific needs of people with acquired brain injuries and their families. Donations to this Association provide support to several hundred people in the Fraser Valley with acquired brain injuries and their families each year.

Slater Vecchio both sponsors and participates in the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association golf tournament each year with proceeds going to programs that help support the FVBIA.

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The Ride2Survive

The Ride2Survive is a one-day epic cycling event from Kelowna to Vancouver to raise money and awareness for cancer research. In June each year participants ride 400km and climb 12,000 feet to help rid raise cancer awareness. Donations to this event are put toward researching cancer care methods, treatment and prevention.

Slater Vecchio has proudly supported the Ride2Survive since 2007.