Resource's Canadian showrooms join the Give 2020 initiative, a way for us to expresses our gratitude to the wider community as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary.
Following the lead of our U.S. showrooms, every client making a purchase from any of our Canadian showrooms may select from one of 20 charities, hand-selected by the employees of Resource Furniture, to receive $100 dollars in their name.
The Rick Hansen Foundation removes physical and social barriers for people with disabilities, liberating their potential and helping them to lead full lives as active and valued members of their communities. For over three decades, the Rick Hansen Foundation team has been raising awareness, changing attitudes, and offering a wide range of educational programs, professional training programs, research grants other initiatives in an effort to create a more accessible and inclusive world.
Learn more about the Rick Hansen Foundation: www.rickhansen.com
Canuck’s Place Children’s Hospital provides pediatric care for children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Their team of physicians, nurses, counsellors, therapists, staff, and volunteers provide medical respite care, pain and symptom management, art, music, and recreation therapy, end-of-life care, grief, loss, and bereavement counseling — all at no cost.
Learn more about Canuck’s Place Children’s Hospital: www.canuckplace.org
BC Children’s Hospital is a leader in general and specialized pediatric services and is the province’s foremost teaching and research facility for child health.
Learn more about BC Children’s Hospital: www.bcchildrens.ca
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) protects the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia. They are the only animal welfare organization in B.C. with the authority to enforce animal cruelty laws under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCA Act). With 44 locations across B.C., the BC SPCA the largest animal welfare organization of its kind in North America, and the largest animal sheltering society in the world.
Learn more about BCSPCA: spca.bc.ca
The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC helps people help themselves and others deal with crisis. This non-profit, volunteer organization has been providing emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress since 1969. As a safe place to turn when there seems to be no hope, the Crisis Centre is operated by 425+ frontline volunteers and a small team of professional staff who support and empower individuals to see their own strengths and options
Learn more about the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC: crisiscentre.bc.ca
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service, offering professional counseling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. Kids Help Phone is committed to helping young people through challenges or traumatic experiences they might face, whether in their school, work, family, or personal lives.
Learn more about Kids Help Phone: kidshelpphone.ca
The Elizabeth Bagshaw Women’s Clinic is committed to providing reproductive health care services to all people in a safe, confidential and relaxing atmosphere. EBWC has been offering their comprehensive reproductive health care services in Metro Vancouver for twenty five years. Their caring team of doctors, nurses, counsellors, reception, administrative and technical staff is committed to providing high-quality individual care to all people seeking reproductive services.
Learn more about the Elizabeth Bagshaw Women’s Clinic: ebwc.ca
The David Suzuki Foundation dedicated to creating a more sustainable Canada. Through evidence-based research, policy analysis, education and citizen empowerment, the David Suzuki Foundation conserves and protects the natural environment. The foundation team collaborates with non-profit and community organizations, all levels of government, businesses and individuals.
Learn more about the David Suzuki Foundation: davidsuzuki.org
Earth Rangers Foundation is the kids’ conservation organization, dedicated to educating children and their families about biodiversity, inspiring them to adopt sustainable behaviours, and empowering them to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats.
Learn more about the Earth Rangers: earthrangers.com
Ocean Wise Conservation Association envisions a world in which oceans are healthy and flourishing. They run animal care, conservation, engagement, education, and research programs to increase understanding, wonder and appreciation for our oceans.
Learn more about Ocean Wise: ocean.org
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and regain control of their future. For the last 85 years, IRC has responded to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, and economic well-being.
Learn more about International Rescue Committee: rescue.org
The PREP Program supports families along their unique journey of parenting a child with Down syndrome. PREP partners with government, community sponsors, and individual donors to provide educational, therapy and family support services that enable each child to achieve his or her own unique potential and help parents become their child’s best advocate.
Learn more about PREP: www.prepprog.org
Kids Cancer Care is passionately dedicated to helping young people across Alberta affected by cancer and their families survive and thrive in body, mind and spirit. Their programs are uniquely designed to meet the needs of the whole family at each stage of the cancer journey, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
Learn more about Kids Cancer Care: www.kidscancercare.ab.ca
Since 2002, Canada Green Building Council has been working to advance green building and sustainable community development practices across Canada. Together with their membership of over 1,200 industry organizations and 2,500 individual Chapter members, the Council has made excellent inroads toward achieving their mission of reducing the environmental impact of the built environment.
Learn more about Canada Green Building Council: www.cagbc.org
EcoTrust Canada equips communities with the tools they need to participate fully in the social, economic, and ecological decisions that affect them. They provide an array of tools and broad expertise to community-led projects, large and small, including cartography, decision-support tools and analysis, financial and business analyses that help empower communities to create the futures they want and need.
Learn more about EcoTrust Canada: ecotrust.ca
Lookout Housing and Health Society offers a range of programs, housing, and health solutions to vulnerable adults living with multiple challenges. Non-judgmental, non-sectarian help is provided to individuals coping with a wide variety of challenges including poverty, mental illness, substance use, trauma, mental and/or physical disabilities, chronic health illnesses, financial and legal issues.
Learn more about Lookout Housing and Health Society: lookoutsociety.ca
Covenant House is an internationally recognized child care agency with “houses” in 31 cities in Canada (Toronto and Vancouver), the U.S. and Latin America. Covenant House Toronto occupies 100,000 square feet of space that offers youth ages 16 to 24 essential services. Young people are welcome to drop in, get a bite to eat, do a load of laundry, get medical care or stay the night. Everyone who walks through the door is connected with a youth worker who will help them get the support they need, access the right services and make a personalized plan to gain control of their life.
Learn more about Covenant House Toronto: covenanthousetoronto.ca
Second Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in Canada and a global thought leader on food recovery. They work across the supply chain — from farm to retail — to capture surplus food before it ends up in the landfill which negatively impacts our environment. Since 1985 we have rescued and delivered more than 155 million pounds of food, preventing over 192 million pounds of greenhouse gas equivalents from entering our atmosphere.
Learn more about Second Harvest Food Rescue: secondharvest.ca
Established in 1973, the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility and research centre affiliated with universities and rehabilitation groups worldwide. As part of Koala Conservation Australia Incorporated, the Koala Hospital participates in forums for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leadership role in research, providing advice and information to governments regulating change.
Learn more about the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital: www.koalahospital.org.au
Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is committed to creating more sustainable animal welfare and purposeful companion animal protection in British Columbia. They are the only BC charity to directly help animals and to also assist animal rescue charities with their different areas of need, including grant funding, advocacy, and professional development workshops.
Learn more about Paws for Hope: pawsforhope.org
As we embark on our 20th Anniversary, we look back on our first 20 years with the utmost gratitude — and keeping an eye towards the promising To of…