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The Hospitality Industry’s Charity

The BC Hospitality Foundation raises funds to support those in the hospitality industry facing financial crisis due to a health condition.  Each year many hospitality workers across BC face financial challenges because of a health condition to themselves or a family member and have nowhere else to turn.

The BCHF is compassionate, person-centered, and localized to BC. In its practices, BCHF seeks to be sustainable and transparent to its community, the hospitality related industries.

Who We Are

We are a group of committed hospitality industry volunteers that as a Board and Industry Advisory Council provide direction to Alana and Lucy to fulfill our mission.

We also acknowledge the support of our event sponsors who make them possible.

 

How We Help

We provide funding to our fellow hospitality industry workers who are facing financial difficulties due to a medical condition themselves or their family.

 

Scholarships

We have an incredible sponsors that enable us to have the strongest hospitality industry scholarship program.

Industry and Indigenous Hospitality Scholarships OPEN

Recent Beneficiaries

Laid off from both her part-time server positions due to COVID-related closures. She subsequently supported herself and her 13-year-old son, who has autism, by working from home until she had a car accident. The collision aggravated physical injuries she had sustained in 2 previous accidents, leaving her unable to work. The BCHF supported her with the funds to cover a month’s rent and to repay money she had borrowed from family members.

Server
Vancouver

Suffered a stroke at the age of 56. He has severe impairments as a result of the event as well as months of costly rehab, which depleted their family resources. The BCHF supported him with $8,000 as temporary assistance for day-to-day expenses while his wife focuses on increasing her income and they wait to hear about CPP disability benefits.

DJ & Lighting Specialist
Whistler

Life affected by a genetic form of MS. He worked at a local brewery until he was laid off due to the COVID pandemic. After his government benefits ran out, the BCHF paid for a machine to help him with his sleep apnea.

Brewery Employee
Kelowna

A serious shoulder injury he sustained during a running accident in July 2021 prevented him from working for six weeks. This followed by COVID related closures and added physiotherapy treatments drastically affected his financial viability. The BCHF supported him with funds to ease the financial pressures he was under so he could focus on recovering and applying for second part-time jobs to increase his income.

Bartender
Vancouver

Year end donations will help with your taxes as every donation gets a tax receipt. In addition, if you use the link below, you will get an electronic holiday card to share!

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Thank you! We raised $34,585

Congratulations to the WINNERS!

How Can You Help?

Join the Industry Advisory Council

The Industry Advisory Council supports awareness and revenue generating activities throughout British Columbia. The group consists of individuals from a wide range of hospitality-related industry sectors.

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Become our volunteer

Volunteers are the heart of any successful charitable organization. With our reliable, passionate volunteers, the BCHF can make sure financial support is available to people in our industry. Help out with our signature events either by participating on a committee and helping year round or helping on day of the event. Some people do both!

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Donations

Your donations are vital for our success. One time donations or monthly pledges allow us to buy medical equipment, provide transportation to medical facilities, cover medicines or monthly expenses that are necessary to get back our beneficiaries back to work in the best possible shape.

 

 

Spread the word about us

If you know about someone close to you that is going through a financial crisis due to a medical condition, let us know so that we can help them.

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