Gift Catalogue


Give a Gift that Counts ...

Give the Gift of Hope

Help vulnerable

North Shore youth

and seniors for as

little as $20

Gift Catalogue 2015

“Christmas doesn’t

come from a store,

maybe Christmas

means a little more…”

Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Hollyburn Family Services Society is

committed to using all funds raised

from this catalogue to support the

program of your choice.

For a complete description of our programs and services see inside the

back cover.

For as Little as $20 You Can Positively

Alter the Path of a Homeless Youth



Welcome youth with a gift of

pajamas and socks at the North

Shore Youth Safe House.

Heroes program.


Give a youth a chance to hit the ice

and stay in school in our Hockey

Present homeless youth with the

skills to manage their new home

through our Life Success Program.



Youth Safe House.

Gifts under $50

Gifts under $100

Nourish a hungry youth for a

week while at the North Shore

Support youth to get on their feet

with a month of transportation

to access school, work, or counselling.


Sponsor a youth for a week of

job preparation and coaching

in our Wired 4 Success employment


Shelter a cold and scared

$225 youth for a week at the North

Shore Youth Safe House.


Help a youth secure permanent

employment through our

Wired 4 Success program.



Gifts under $250

Gifts under $500

Your chance to be Santa Claus!!

Shower 10 youth with gifts and

YOUR Gift achieves

solutions in YOUR


Featured Gifts

Sponsor a Youth

For as little as $1,000 your gift can immediately start the journey to end the cycle of

homelessness. It provides a youth a safe place, life and social skills training, access to

education, employment, income and housing opportunities, and general and mental

health services.

Sponsor a Senior

For as little as $1,000 you can give a gift of hope and dignity to a homeless senior;

ensuring they move from homeless to housed, from hungry to nourished, and from

isolated to embraced.

An Undesignated Gift

Please accept my gift of $__________ to use where you see the greatest need.

When you sponsor a youth or senior you and the recipient of your gift will receive regular

updates how your gift made a difference in someone’s life.

Why help?

You can be part of the solution. You can help end

homelessness. But we need to do it together.

Provide Hope and Dignity to our Most

Vulnerable Seniors


Gifts under $50

Ensure a senior safely gets to

their community centre, doctor,

or friend with your gift of transportation.


Provide a senior with much

needed personal supplies

through our Seniors’ Housing Outreach




Help a senior access much needed

financial resources through our

Seniors at Housing Risk program.

Seniors’ Safe House.

Gifts under $100

Shelter a senior and provide

a warm bed for a week at the


Help protect a senior from an

abusive situation through our

Seniors’ Outreach Program.




gifts and dinner.

Gifts under $250

Gifts under $500

Nourish a hungry senior for

a month at our Seniors’ Safe

Your chance to be Santa

Claus!! Shower 8 seniors with

How to Give

• Go to and press the Canadahelps donation button

• Send a cheque to Hollyburn Family Services Society

104-267 West Esplanade

North Vancouver BC V7M 1A5

• Call 604-987-8211 extension 223 to make a credit card donation over the phone

• Give the gift of the season year round. Consider becoming a monthly donor.

You will receive an official tax receipt for your gift.

For every gift you make we will send a holiday card letting the person know a

special gift was made in their name.

Please let the following person know a gift was

made in their name:

First Name

Last Name

Street Address

City Province PC

Programs & Services


Hollyburn Hockey Heroes provides an opportunity for youth-at-risk to play hockey as

an incentive to stay in school.

North Shore Youth Safe House provides emergency housing for homeless youth and

acts as a single point of entry to connect them to much-needed services that can

break the cycle of homelessness.

Youth Transitioning from Care offers specialized support to youth leaving

government care to ensure they successfully transition to adulthood. With

evidence that half of youth in care become homeless, without interventions this

issue will only continue to exasperate our economy.

Life Success Program offers transitional housing to homeless youth, while providing

life skill training and support to find permanent housing. Once graduated, 95%

remain housed and employed.

Wired 4 Success is a “tough-love” employment program for youth with barriers to

employment. The program boasts an 85% success rate for participants to secure

permanent employment.


Supporting Seniors to Remain Housed prevents homelessness by providing support

to seniors with chronic tenancy issues. Last year 340 evictions were prevented,

keeping 500 seniors housed.

Seniors’ at Housing Risk offers support to seniors who are at imminent risk of


Seniors’ Housing Outreach offers support to homeless seniors in our community.

Seniors’ Safe House offers a safe place for homeless seniors or seniors living in

unsafe or abusive situations


Aboriginal Mental Health Court Outreach Worker provides court support for vulnerable,

North Shore Aboriginal residents with mental health barriers.

Specialized Victim Services supports children and adults who have experienced

domestic violence.

West Vancouver Family Place is a family resource program that offers support and

education to parents and caregivers of preschool children.

To learn more about our work contact us at 604-987-8211 extension 223

Since 2004 Hollyburn Family Services Society has been providing a

continuum of services for homeless seniors and youth, moving at-risk

youth to resilient members of our community, supporting children and

families who have been victims of domestic violence, and providing

education, resources and support to parents and caregivers of young

children to build healthy, happy families.

Our Vision

Ending Social Vulnerabilities

Our Mission

Provide unique services in response to existing and emerging community

social needs on the North Shore.

Our Values

Serve with Integrity, Honour Diverse Perspectives

Nurture a Community of Caring

Lead the Way

Contact Us

104-267 West Esplanade

North Vancouver BC V7M 1A5

Phone: 604-987-8211


Web: Family Services

Twitter @hollyburnfamily

Charitable Tax Number 86378 5770 RR0001

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