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FairTradeWorks fundraising event

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Events, From The Blog | 0 comments

FairTradeWorks fundraising event

On April 7, 2014, FairTradeWorks quarterly Ladies Construction Night celebration, ‘Fresh Starts’ was held in benefit of STAND Foundation, with all proceeds going to the local charity. $12250 was raised with $10,000 donated by Recruiting Social.

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Public Relations Class from Kwantlen Polytechnic University raises $14,000 for STAND at Growth Gala

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Events, From The Blog | 0 comments

Public Relations Class from Kwantlen Polytechnic University raises $14,000 for STAND at Growth Gala

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Comedy STANDs for Education fundraiser gala

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Events, From The Blog | 0 comments

Comedy STANDs for Education fundraiser gala

  On November 10, 2013 comedians made a stand and joined forces with the STAND foundation for the comedy event Comedy STANDs for Education fundraiser gala.  $4450 was raised to send one vulnerable youth to college or...

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STAND Foundation Receives $12,000 Donation for Post-Secondary Grants

Posted by on Aug 31, 2013 in Events, From The Blog | 0 comments

STAND Foundation Receives $12,000 Donation for Post-Secondary Grants

STAND Foundation Receives $12,000 Donation from Recruiting Firm to Help Vulnerable Youth with Post-Secondary Grants   Vancouver – (August 29, 2013) –  The week before school kicks off across the province, the STAND Foundation has announced it has received a $12,000 donation from local recruiting firm Recruiting Social. The donation will be used by STAND to support vulnerable students from the Vancouver School Board’s Alternative Education programs by providing them with grants to cover tuition, textbooks, special clothing/equipment and transit fare. while they attend Metro...

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Success Story – Brittany

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – Brittany

Kiwassa graduate Brittany wants to help those suffering from mental illness. Brittany says she’s having a blast at Langara where she’s studying psychology and philosophy with an eye on French as well. Brittany is working hard on her course work to pump up her grades and eventually hopes to transition to Simon Fraser University where she says she hopes to embark on a career in mental health. In between courses and studying Brittany makes ends meet by working part time at a small locally owned company and volunteers her time at UBC hospital to help people suffering from mental health...

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Success Story – John

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 in From The Blog, Success Stories | 0 comments

Success Story – John

Spectrum student John turned his life around and is now on his way to BCIT. John says before he got his life back on track, he was a disappointment not only to his family, but also to himself. But with a significant amount of perseverance and  the support of great teachers as well as the STAND Foundation, John has managed to turn his life around and is set to enter into BCIT in March 2013 to study pipe-fitting. It’s a career with a great deal of promise which will keep John busy and on his feet. He says he’s planning on specializing in steam fitting and one day hopes to work with fluid...

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