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School children get help from the young and the young-at-heart

School children get help from the young and the young-at-heart

This year, almost double the amount of schools have applied for assistance to feed and clothe children than in the past. On the morning of May 21, 2021, two Vancouver...

2021/2022

Terrace school’s breakfast, lunch program at risk

Terrace school’s breakfast, lunch program at risk

Terrace Middle School needs $10,000 from The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign to get through the year. Sonja Donnan is seeing an increasing number of students arrive at Skeena Middle School...

2021/2022

Donations from family and friends not enough to keep food program afloat

Donations from family and friends not enough to keep food program afloat

James Hill Elementary Principal Lynn Fairley is asking The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign for $11,000 to keep her breakfast, lunch and weekend food going. What do you do as a...

2021/2022

Isolated elementary school looking to provide simple snacks for hungry kids

Isolated elementary school looking to provide simple snacks for hungry kids

It’s a trek of 90 kilometres down Highway 28 from this central Vancouver Island village to reach any source of fresh produce. Natasha Toth would like to have a hot...

2021/2022

Nanaimo school’s food program will run out of money by Christmas

Nanaimo school’s food program will run out of money by Christmas

Knox is asking for $22,000 from The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign to carry on after Christmas as no other source of money has materialized. Holly Knox has 200 or so...

2021/2022

Vancouver Sun charity marks 10th year of helping schoolkids

Vancouver Sun charity marks 10th year of helping schoolkids

Before the pandemic of 2019, approximately one in five of this province’s children lived below the poverty line. Almost two years into this crisis there is every sign that poverty...

2021/2022

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2021 Adopt-a-School

2021 Adopt-a-School

The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund has been running our Adopt-a-School campaign for a decade now. This last year has been a challenging one, and we know that the need for...

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