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...

Margaret Kury: Citizen of the Year 2008

So you think it would be cool to be Maple Ridge’s Citizen of the Year. But do you have what it takes?  Are you passionate about the community? Are you willing to bend over backwards to make the world around you a better place? Are you committed to the cause, whatever...

The Iron Horse Youth Safe House

The Iron Horse Youth Safe House opened its doors in Maple Ridge in 2005, when the Alouette Home Start Society decided that homeless youth in Maple Ridge needed a place of their own where they could go to get back on track. “Everyone has a right to a home, and youth...

The Greg Moore Youth Centre

After opening its doors in 2001 the Greg Moore youth centre provides a safe and fun environment for youth to participate in positive recreation activities, and opportunities to make a difference in our community. 10 years later the centre is still considered state of...

Ridge Meadows Enterprises

RMACL’s Ridge Meadows Enterprises: not your everyday landscaping business The Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living (RMACL) is no stranger to our community. Receiving its funding through Community Living BC – the RMACL empowers those with developmental...