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2016 Membership and Board Nominations Are Now Open

2016 Membership and Board Nominations Are Now Open

The VACFSS Annual General Meeting will be held: Thursday June 23rd, 2016 Membership Applications are now available for those who would like to renew their membership or apply to become a new member of our society. Nominations to our Board of Directors must be submitted by the nomination deadline May 13, 2016 at 4:30PM. Please check […]

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Thank You!

Thank You!

Thank you to all of the performers, supporters, partners, board members and volunteers who came out to the 3rd Annual VACFSS Coffee House fundraiser! We greatly value your support and generosity. Your contributions will go towards esteeming children and youth to one day become the performers at the VACFSS Coffee House.

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VACFSS’ 3rd Annual Coffee House Fundraiser

VACFSS’ 3rd Annual Coffee House Fundraiser

We are hosting our third annual VACFSS Coffee House Fundraiser on November 6th, 2015 in the Historic Theatre at The Cultch! Join us for an evening showcasing a collaboration of creativity and talent with newly emerging and well-established Aboriginal artists. The VACFSS Coffee House brings together our partners and the community to mingle and enjoy […]

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Thank you from VACFSS

Thank you from VACFSS

Thank you to all our generous artists, supporters, partners, board members and volunteers who came out to our fundraising event. We look forward to planning the next Coffee House and hope you join us again for another inspirational evening in 2015.  Your contributions will go towards esteeming children and youth to one day become the […]

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VACFSS’ Second Annual Coffee House Fundraiser

VACFSS’ Second Annual Coffee House Fundraiser

We are hosting our second annual VACFSS Coffee House Fundraiser on March 4th, 2014 at 6PM in the Historic Theatre at The Cultch. Join us for an evening showcasing a collaboration of creativity and talent with newly emerging and well established Aboriginal artists. The VACFSS Coffee House will bring together our community and partners to […]

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CRUW Open House

CRUW Open House

On July 27th 2013, our Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program had our first Open House. The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness (CRUW) program provides youth ages 12-15 with the opportunity to engage in 16 sessions in the IAH’s Teaching and Research Garden at the UBC farm.  Sessions occur every second Saturday from late March to late October, […]

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Reconciliation Week is Happening in September!

Reconciliation Week is Happening in September!

The events being organized under Reconciliation Canada’s mandate include: Community engagement, comprising a series of dialogue workshops in communities throughout BC that have been touched by the residential school experience, in the nine months leading up to the September 2013 events; A Canoe Gathering on Tuesday, September 17 from Kits Point to the Olympic Village […]

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Guardianship Building Transformation: Mural by Jerry Whitehead

Guardianship Building Transformation: Mural by Jerry Whitehead

Our VACFSS lobby at 3284 East Broadway has undergone a transformation with the addition of beautiful murals painted by well known artist Jerry Whitehead who is also one of our foster parents. Jerry also have asked his good friend, Richard Shorty, to add his own artwork, the eagle which was painted by the elevator. Before […]

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VACFSS Coffee House honors the community

VACFSS Coffee House honors the community

VACFSS would like to thank everyone who came out to our 1st Annual Coffee House! The evening was an expression of gratitude & appreciation to all of its members and partners who support the work that VACFSS has done within the Aboriginal community. Without their continued support, we could not do the work we do. […]