CEED Centre – Grant Recipient

The CEED Centre Society was recently awarded its fourth grant from the Maple Ridge Community Foundation. The MRCF granted $1,000 to their Seniors Stay Active Program, which represents both the Seniors Activity Group and the Seniors Inclusion Program. This year’s...

Friends In Need Food Bank – Grant Recipient

The Friends In Need Food Bank’s goal is ‘to ensure no one in our community ever goes hungry’. The Maple Ridge Community Foundation was proud to support their efforts with a $2,000 grant in 2016, and others in years past. The 2016 funds were directed...

Alisa’s Wish – Grant Recipient

For a child who is a victim to, or witness of, abuse the most difficult step is coming forward to tell someone they trust. Historically, this first step was followed by a long, impersonal and often traumatic process for both the victims and their supporters. Jennifer...
Glenwood Elementary –  Grant Recipient

Glenwood Elementary – Grant Recipient

Glenwood Elementary in Maple Ridge serves approximately 330 students. It is considered an inner-city school, meaning students and their families have high needs, and many live in poverty. Many students here deal with anxiety, ADHD, FASD; it is a busy but inclusive...

Inspiring Philanthropy

We were thrilled to be chosen as an article contributor to Leave A Legacy Vancouver’s insert in the Vancouver Sun in April 2017. Click here to read the full article and here to read the full feature, including contributions from many other fabulous local...

Lorraine Bates: Citizen of the Year 2002

Born In England, Lorraine Bates moved to Pitt Meadows with her family in 1972, where she joined the local 4H club to help her foster son gain confidence and provide him with a place to feel like he could belong. Lorraine was an active leader of the 4H club for 15...