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BC Centre for Ability Association

The Association serves over 3000 children, youth and adults throughout BC with special needs and disabilities. Our purpose is to nurture the people and the families we work with so that they can grow in their abilities and thrive in the community.
 
Our variety of services  include assessment, therapy, social work, equipment lending, counselling,  funding for vocational training, community living support and more.
 
For more information on our services please Click Here


BC Centre for Ability Foundation

The BC Centre for Ability Foundation shares the vision of the Association to build communities where every person is able to participate and contribute in all aspects of life.
 
The role of the Foundation is to support the Association by raising awareness and dollars so that the BC Centre for Ability can achieve its mission.  Activities that help the Foundation to raise funds include major gifts, monthly donations, special events, third party events and planned giving.
 
For more information on how to support the BC Centre for Ability Click Here


Scotiabank is BBQ'ing for the BCCFA!
July 9, 2014 by Audrey Kwan

Proceeds Raised are Matched & Donated to the Services at the Centre

Denise Rose is a Scotiabank employee and a proud parent of a child served by the Centre.  This summer she is rallying her colleagues and the community at the Scotiabank located on Granville and 12th to hold a fundraising BBQ where dollars donated for the BCCFA will be matched by Scotiabank.

 

The BBQ is on August 22nd at 2804 Granville Street from 11am - 3pm (Granville and 12th Avenue in Vancouver). Proceeds from hot dogs, hamburger and drinks, 50/50 raffle tickets sold, donations, and silent auction at the BBQ are matched. 

 

The BBQ will feature live children's band and a real-life fire truck for children to see and play!  

 

AND if you cannot attend the BBQ, there is a pre-BBQ 50/50 raffle available and pre-do


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How did Alex Sashaw, Alumni Client, Decide to Re-Connect with the BCCFA?
May 1, 2014 by Audrey Kwan

$2045 was raised by Alex Sashaw and donated to the BCCFA in a fundraiser filled with personal meaning for Alex and his friends. The fundraiser saw Alex and a friend who had lost a father to cancer donate their hair (that had not been cut in two years) to Locks for Love.   The dollars raised from raffles, auction items and drink tickets sold at the Kingston Bar and Grill on their Sunday afternoon event went to the BCCFA because of Alex’s childhood connection to the services. 

Alex, who is now 31, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and wore a cast for the first 4 years of age and then a brace on the leg for another 10 years. He credits the BCCFA for the support he received, saying “to go to the Centre as a young kid and to gain the relationships that inspired me to want to develop

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Meet the 2014 Heroes of Ability! These four Heroes will receive awards at the BCCFA's Dining for Dreams on June 14th, 2014.
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Dining for Dreams raised over $250,000 to serve people with disabilities.
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