We are a community-based charitable society founded in 2004 to help Vancouver’s inner-city children and youth.
Our objective is to raise funds for community programs and services that support these children and youth, and to raise awareness of their needs.
CLICK funds existing programs that meet basic needs, develop critical skills, and provide access to activities. CLICK funds programs in the following areas:
- food programs
- out-of-school care
- sports and recreation
- 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