I did some thinking on the best way to support International Women’s Day, and I thought a donation to a women’s charity would be a cool way to do it. Here’s a list of some local charities that we can support today! Show our love to…
Raw Beauty Talks – http://www.rawbeautytalks.com/
RAW Beauty Talks is a registered non-profit society promoting the mental and physical health of girls and young women by increasing their self-confidence and cultivating positive body image through education in schools, public events, and through media.
Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre – http://dewc.ca/donate
The mission of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for women from all walks of life, who live and/or work in the Downtown Eastside. To achieve this goal, the Centre provides supportive surroundings with meals, counseling, advocacy and programs which nurture and empower members.
Cause We Care Foundation – http://www.causewecare.org/
Cause We Care Foundation was founded in 2007 for the purpose of assisting single mothers and children living in poverty in our community. We believe that through the act of giving (time, resources and funds) positive change can happen for both single mothers and children in need.
Canadian Women Voters Congress – http://www.womenvoters.ca/
We educate, inspire, and empower women to participate in democracy within their communities. Our vision is a better society through increased participation and influence of women in political and community leadership.
Forum for Women Entrepreneurs – http://www.fwe.ca/
Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) educates, energizes and empowers all women, encouraging them to become wildly successful entrepreneurs.
Lean in Canada – http://leanincanada.com/
Lean in Canada is a community of professional women empowering each other to buil purposeful and fulfilling careers. We built our organization for people just like us: professional women who are passionate about driving their careers forward to the next level and beyond, and who want to achieve greater success not only in work, but in life as whole.
Dress for Success Vancouver – https://vancouver.dressforsuccess.org/
The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Wish Drop-in Centre Society – http://wish-vancouver.net/
The mission of WISH is to improve the health, safety and well-being of women who are involved in Vancouver’s street-based sex trade.
Vancouver Women’s Health Collective – https://www.womenshealthcollective.ca/
Non-profit women’s organization whose mission is to value women’s knowledge and to support one another to take charge of our own health. We provide a safe and welcoming environment for all women seeking health information and services, regardless of age, race, culture, religion, sexual identity or sexual orientation.
The Minerva Foundation – https://theminervafoundation.com/
The Minerva Foundation is changing the face of leadership with a movement of values-based leadership, and we are starting our work with women. We are a registered, non-profit charitable organization that supports women and girls throughout the province to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their leadership potential. From leadership programs to education awards, and culturally-relevant programming developed in partnership with Aboriginal women, Minerva elevates the visibility, influence and contribution of women to change the face of leadership in BC.
There’s many great causes, if there is one close to your heart, tell us!