Our Funders and Supporters

The NSDRC ASSOCIATION is grateful to our Funders:

Government of British Columbia The Province of British Columbia
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Province of British Columbia.
District of North Vancouver logo The District of North Vancouver
City of North Vancouver Logo The City of North Vancouver
District of West Vancouver Logo The District of West Vancouver
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the District of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver through their Community Grants programs.

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BC Rehab Foundation Logo The BC Rehab Foundation
CIBC World Markets Children's Foundation CIBC World Markets Children’s Foundation
CKNW Orphan's Fund CKNW Orphan’s Fund
Vancouver Foundation Vancouver Foundation
United Way of the Lower Mainland The United Way of the Lower Mainland
The Black Bear Pub

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Bestway Major Appliances
Compunet Computer Group
Concept Painting Davies Pharmacy
Deep Cove Lions Euroset Plumbing and Heating
Fluor UW Fraternal Order of Eagles
Home Depot Canada Foundation Hamer-Jackson’s Prudential Sussex Realty
Kiwanis Club of Evergreen Kiwanis Club of West Vancouver
Lynn Valley Insurance Lynn Valley Lions Club
Microsoft Mowafaghian Foundation
North Shore Community Foundation North Shore Credit Union
North Shore Kiwanis Foundation
North Shore Optimist Club Soroptomists of North and West Vancouver
Pacific Arbour Retirement Communities Pan American Silver Corporation
RBC – Advisory on Disability Royal Canadian Legion Br. 114
Royal Canadian Legion Br. 118 Service Canada
Shoppers Drug Mart #291 Southbridge Investments
St Agnes Anglican Church Telus Employee Donation Program
The Royal Canadian Legion of Lynn Valley Vancouver Renfrew Lions Club
West Coast Lawns

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Chambers Memorial Fund

The North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) is a non-profit organization that provides support and assistance to over 200 people with disabilities and their families on the North Shore. The NSDRC was founded by a group of interested parents, professionals and supporters who came together with a common interest to form the organization in 1975. Their vision was to address the residential and social needs of people with physical disabilities living on the North Shore.
In 1992, a past Board President, Bill Chambers, together with his wife, Lois, established an endowment fund in memory of their son, Robert. Robert lived in one of the North Shore Disability Resource Centre Association’s group homes for people with disabilities for many years. Robert Chambers died at the early age of 34. The Chamber’s Endowment fund was created to provide ongoing revenue for the activities of the Association.
In 2005, when the NSDRC Foundation was created, the first contribution was that of the Chambers Endowment fund. It is used to support the NSDRC Foundation’s activities and to preserve this legacy by providing an ongoing source of revenue in support of the Association. Interest from the Endowment Fund provides independent revenue to the NSDRC Foundation which can be used for a variety of priorities and purposes. For example, the fund is currently used to provide funding to support the Information & Advocacy and the Summer Bursary Programs.
Since the capital in this Fund will be held in perpetuity by the VanCity Community Foundation and only the interest earned will be spent by the NSDRC Foundation, we are assured long term income to support our activities in the coming years and to prepare for unforeseen circumstances.
Contributions to the Chambers Memorial Endowment Fund create a legacy for the future of people with disabilities on the North Shore by enabling the NSDRC to pursue its mission of “Working for a community for all.”

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