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Developing Healthy and Respectful Relationships

Developing Healthy and Respectful Relationships

Yo Bro Yo Girl Youth Initiative is a gang intervention program that started out in 2009 with about 30 gang-affiliated youth in one community. Since then, it has grown to serve more than 500 youth weekly with high impact programs that create outstanding results. Yo Bro […]

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A new tool to aid Vancouver Police in finding our most vulnerable citizens

A new tool to aid Vancouver Police in finding our most vulnerable citizens

Vancouver Police and MedicAlert Foundation Canada, with funding from the Vancouver Police Foundation, have launched a new service to ensure people with autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia, or a cognitive brain injury, who go missing, are returned to their family members and caregivers sooner. MedicAlert Connect Protect gives […]

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An Unlikely Group of Runners

An Unlikely Group of Runners

Vancouver – A group of runners from an alternative school program are taking a final run before heading off to the Seattle Marathon this weekend. The Streetfront Program at Britannia Secondary places an emphasis on physical activity as a way to engage at-risk students who struggle […]

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40 Years of Building Safer Communities

40 Years of Building Safer Communities

This fall, the Vancouver Police Foundation is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the Foundation will be sharing 40 remarkable stories, one story each day for 40 days. The stories will highlight some of the grants or special projects the Foundation has supported over […]

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Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

The 2016 Grant Ceremony took place on October 5th. We would like to take the time to thank all the VPD members and civilians who took the initiative to think about new programs and ways we can build safer communities and who submitted a grant proposal […]

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Leading the way with a new Mental Health HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital

Leading the way with a new Mental Health HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital

The Vancouver Police Foundation is proud to announce its leadership donation of $750,000 towards a new Mental Health HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital. This innovative facility will efficiently connect patients with care givers, reduce wait times at hospital and provide long-term solutions to the complex challenges […]

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Building Friendships along the Journey

Building Friendships along the Journey

One of the annual grants proudly funded by the Foundation is the “Pulling Together Journey” event.  This July, over 60 Aboriginal youths, including 10 VPD Cadets, Vancouver Police Officers, and other participants, join together to travel for nine days in canoes along B.C. rivers.  Often times […]

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Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

The Whitecaps know how to put on a pre-game party! Come on down to the Terry Fox Plaza starting at 6:30pm on August 12th and join us while we support the Whitecaps. We will be bringing the cool, stylish VPD Aviator Sunglasses to the game to […]

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2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

The 2016 Pride Weekend has concluded, but we wanted to share some of the many great moments from this past weekend. We had so much fun walking in the Parade with the VPD, the Foundation volunteers, the Vancouver CPC’s, and the VPD Cadets. We are so […]

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Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

A BIG thank you to everyone who supported us this year with the Kops’ Shades for Kids Campaign. Not even a week into the Campaign and we have completely sold out of sunglasses on our online store. We are well on our way to reaching our […]

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