Monday, October 16, 2023
SUBJECT: Parent Support services Society of B.C. receives Canada Post Community Foundation grant of $20,000
Mayor of Burnaby and Councillors to join cheque presentation on Wednesday
A total of approximately $1.2 million in grants has been awarded this year by the Canada Post Community Foundation to 84 organizations across the country. These grants, raised and distributed within each province and territory, supports these organizations’ efforts to improve the lives of Canadian children and youth.
Among these recipients, Parent Support services Society of BC was awarded $20,000 towards working with Indigenous communities to provide peer-to-peer parenting support.
A cheque presentation event will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 9:30 am, at the Burnaby Station South Post Office (6025 Sussex Street) to recognize this organization’s community work and congratulate them.
Representatives from the Parent Support Services Society of BC and Canada Post will be on hand along with City of Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley and Councillors.
About the Foundation
Established in 2012, the Foundation is a registered charity that operates at arm’s length from Canada Post. Its mission is to have a positive impact on the lives of children and youth (up to age 21) by building the capacity of local charities, initiatives and school programs that support them. Through its grassroots, community-based approach, the Foundation plays a critical role in helping Canada Post achieve its purpose, A Stronger Canada – Delivered.
To learn more about the Canada Post Community Foundation, visit canadapost.ca/community.