Over the years Body & Soul has supported several different local organizations, charities, community fundraisers, athletes and schools. Following is a list of some of the events and charities to which Body & Soul has provided donations and support.
2018 Holiday Charity
For our 2018 Holiday Charity, Body & Soul’s staff and clients once again collected items (clothing, toys, gift cards, etc.) for the incredible Ronald McDonald House!
University of British Columbia
2017 Holiday Charity
Vancouver Coastal Health
Immaculate Conception School
Ecole Jules Quesnel PAC
2016 Holiday Charity
York House School
2015 Holiday Charity
Rare Disease Foundation
2014 Holiday Charity
2013 Holiday Charity
Special Olympics Vancouver
2012 Holiday Charity
The Canadian Liver Foundation
Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce
In February, the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce held their 8th Annual Westside Business Awards. This prestigious annual event brings together and celebrates the achievements of local businesses in the community. Body & Soul donated items for the Gala’s silent auction.
Children's Heart Network
Vancouver International Fringe Festival
PALS Autism School
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
Covenant House Vancouver
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Canucks for Kids Fund
Body & Soul donated items for the The Canucks for Kids Fund 10th Annual Hockeywood Dice & Ice Benefit. Proceeds from this event were granted to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation for the Centre for Research in Childhood Diabetes. The event raised over $250,000.
Special Olympics Vancouver
Special Olympics Vancouver provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to become productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. On June 11th, Body & Soul supported the Special Olympics Vancouver’s 2nd Annual Walkathon at Jericho Beach by providing items for their raffle and leading a fun, interactive and energetic warm-up. The athletes and their families raised approximately $7,000.
Variety - The Children's Charity
Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver
Chicks with Sticks
Chicks with Sticks raised over $30,000 at their auction, with proceeds going towards Kids Help Phone. This money went towards helping kids in the Greater Vancouver community, and across Canada, receive professional counselling by phone any day, anytime. Body & Soul donated 5 personal training sessions to their auction.
Auxiliary to BC Children's Hospital
The Auxiliary to BC Children’s Hospital held a Silent Auction, to which Body & Soul donated a gift certificate. Proceeds went to helping the patients at Children’s Hospital by funding projects in Child Life: recreation, art and music therapy programs.
Body & Soul was also pleased to support the Auxiliary’s 2006 Silent Auction. The event raised $10,000, which will be used to support BC Children’s Hospital with the purchase of much-needed equipment, recreation and therapy programs and pediatric based research projects.
Vancouver Board of Trade
St. Georges School
In 2010, Body & Soul donated items to the St. George’s Invitational Swim Meet. This event provided a challenging and competitive racing atmosphere for strong competitive swimmers as well as opportunities for new and developing competitive swimmers to participate in a swim meet in a safe and fun setting.
For their 55th Annual Fair Silent Auction in 2008, St. George’s raised funds to support clubs, sporting activities, technology enhancements, outdoor education, bursaries, and scholarships at St. George’s School. Body & Soul donated a gift certificate to the silent auction.
Little Flower Academy
St. John Ambulance
St. John Ambulance showed recognition and appreciation to their volunteers who donate hundreds of hours each year to local community and provincial events by providing first aid coverage to thousands of people. Body & Soul donated a gift certificate for a massage to their 2010 Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event.
First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
In 2009, Body & Soul donated a gift certificate to the Finnegan Goes for Gold fundraising event. This event was held for the purpose of raising money towards enhancing the students’ education and experience at Vancouver College.
Canucks for Kids Fund and Special Olympics BC and Special Olympics BC Vancouver
Salvation Army Community & Family Services - Adopt-A-Family Program
Point Grey Fiesta
Tom Thumb Preschool
éliane Hair & Spa and Coveneant House BC
Located in the Point Grey area, éliane’s is a one of Vancouver’s finest hair salons and spas. eliane’s Glamour Night and Charity Auction raised funds for Covenant House BC. The Covenant House provides shelter for youth in the community who have fled physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse, those who have been forced from their homes or those who have aged out of foster care. Body & Soul donated items to the event’s charity auction, which helped raise over $7000.
Canadian Transplant Association: BC Region
Make-A-Wish BC and Yukon and the Vancouver Hillel Foundation
ALS Society of BC & Yukon
BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
University of British Columbia
West Point Grey Academy
West Point Grey Academy ignites the spirit of inquiry, creativity and exploration, and challenges their students to develop a passion for excellence. Body & Soul donated 5 personal training sessions to their Reverse Draw at the 2005 West Point Grey Academy Gala.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
BC Cancer Foundation
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
CoRe Conflict Resolution Clinic
CoRe Conflict Resolution Clinic hosted an event in which funds raised went towards ensuring CoRe was able to continue offering low cost mediations to individuals and non profit organizations otherwise unable to afford such services. Body & Soul donated items to this event.
Heart & Stroke Foundation
Buntain Insurance Agencies Ltd and Covenant House Vancouver
BC Dental Association
WISH Drop-In Centre Society
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Body & Soul donated 5 personal training sessions to Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s 2010 Spring Annual Silent Auction. Our Lady of Perpetual Help is an elementary school located on Vancouver’s Westside that provides a Catholic faith based learning environment and seeks to help each student acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to meet individual potential.
Body & Soul donated auction items to Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s 2007 Dinner Dance and Silent Auction. This event raised over $53,000 which went towards extra-curricular programs at the school.
Children's Wish Foundation
General Gordon Elementary School
Shooting Stars Foundation
Face The World Foundation
The Arthritis Society, BC and Yukon Division
Morgan Perrin, Canada National Team
St. James Daycare
St. James Daycare is a non-profit daycare operating in the Kitsilano community area. Body & Soul supported their fundraising efforts thorough the KidsGig Christmas Concerts and donating personal training sessions to their silent auctions.