CLICK’s mission is to engage the community by raising funds for programs that support inner city kids so they can succeed.
Who We Are – A CLICK Fact Sheet
- CLICK (Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids) is a community-based, charitable foundation that was launched in March, 2004 to help Vancouver’s inner city children.
- CLICK’s objective is to raise funds for community programs and services that support inner city children and youth in Vancouver; and to raise awareness of the needs of inner city children
- Since 2004, CLICK has raised almost $500,000 and directed it to over 350 different programs that support inner city children and youth in Vancouver
- CLICK funds existing programs that meet the basic needs, develops critical skills, and provide access to activities for Vancouver children. CLICK funds programs in the following areas: food programs; out-of-school care; literacy; sports and recreation; and arts and culture
British Columbia child poverty statistics*
- 1 in 5 children in British Columbia are growing up in poverty
- British Columbia has the second-highest poverty rate in the country and is the only province without a poverty reduction plan
- 20.4% of British Columbia’s children aged 0-17 live below the poverty line
- Over half (51%) of BC’s poor children lived in Metro Vancouver in 2016 (82,960)*
*Data from Statistics Canada, 2013; First Call, 2015/16 Child Poverty BC Report Card, Long Overdue: Why B.C. Needs a Poverty Reduction Plan
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