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Monthly archive for February 2012

VPF Funds Riot Poster

VPF Funds Riot Poster

On November 16th the VPD launched a poster campaign to enlist the public’s support in identifying suspected rioters. During a 12-hour period, a team of 150 volunteers distributed 35,000 posters featuring photos of 104 suspected rioters. Reaction to the poster was tremendous. People came down from […]

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VPF Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

VPF  Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

This summer, the VPF awarded $25,000 to KidSafe, an organization that provides nurturing safe havens for vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. Our funding helped KidSafe provide 280 hours of programming to 350 at risk children and youth. We recently heard back from them […]

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Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

As one of the businesses affected by the June 15 Stanley Cup riots, London Drugs was keen to find a way to acknowledge the Vancouver Police Department and the officers who helped their staff to safety that night. The company recognized the goodwill amongst Vancouver’s citizens […]

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Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

With the onset of cold weather and icy road conditions, in December the VPD issued a timely reminder to watch for young students coming and going from schools around the city. The VPD drew attention to the importance of the Vancouver School Safety Patrol in helping […]

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New Website

New Website

The VPF is working to create a lasting endowment fund from which the interest would be sufficient to fund our annual grant applications. Our goal is to raise $3 million over the next four years. In order to get there, we need to raise the organization’s […]

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Message from the Chief

Message from the Chief

It has been just a year since I last wrote to you in the VPF Newsletter but what a year it has been. As the year began we were still flush with pride from the 2010 Winter Games. We proved then as the world watched that […]

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Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is already upon us. The past few months have been busy for the Vancouver Police Foundation. 2011 marked a changing of guard for the board. After three successful years in the role, Peter Armstrong stepped down as Chair. He will […]

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