Thursday, July 18, 2024

2020 Recipients

Kitimat Arts for Youth: The Kitimat Arts for Youth (KAFY) supports all visual and performing arts for youth in the communities of Kitimat and Kitamaat Village.

$6,000 – Maintenance of band instruments, supports for Theatre camp and instrument clinics.

Kitimat Community Development Centre: The Kitimat Community Development Centre (Kitimat CDC) is a family resource centre providing child, youth, family and community services in Kitimat.
$21,680 – furniture, toys and food supports for the daycares and programming.

Tamitik Status of Women: Tamitik Status of Women (TSW) provides services for the underprivileged, empowering clients for further growth and independence in a time of need, crisis or hardship. TSW programs reduce isolation while increasing social connections.

$22,500 – Anti-poverty program purchases, contribution to support occupancy costs for FoodShare program.

Kitimat Community Services Society: Is committed to improving the quality of life for all citizens in the Kitimat Valley by providing programs to enhance personal, academic, and employment potential.

$4,100 – Identifying outerwear for Victim Services workers and furniture for WorkBC to support job seekers.

Kitimat Museum & Archives: Provides arts, heritage, and cultural services to Kitimat citizens and visitors. Funding is spent on Museum services, youth programming, and exhibitions for the benefit of Kitimat, Haisla and region.

$3,250 – Art Workshops, Museum Explorer programs, exhibition case cover, labeling for Haisla Heritage area.

Kitimat Understanding the Environment: Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) aims to educate the public about environmental protection, and to protect the environment by operating a recycling depot.

$10,000 – Education and awareness campaign on the benefits of recycling.

Special Olympics, Kitimat, BC: The Kitimat Special Olympics enriches the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities through sport. The vision is that sport will open hearts and minds towards people with intellectual disabilities and create an inclusive community.
$1,000 – Access to sports venues for the athletes.

Delta King Place: The Delta King Place provides assisted living services in Kitimat BC.

$6,470 – For Kiwanis Village, room adaptations to make more accessible.