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Community tees off in support of Power To Be

A perfect day on the links was a record-breaking success for Power To Golf, in support of Power To Be. The ninth annual tournament brought out notable leaders from Victoria and Vancouver’s business and sports communities. Together they raised $261,000 for Power To Be’s accessible outdoor recreation programs.

Finding balance in nature

The reflection of sun on water catches my eye, distracting me from the sneaky ambush headed my way. I spin my head around and I’m immediately drenched with a spray of water from the splash of a paddle as laughter echoes across the lake.

Moving past barriers to get active outside

Surrounded by more than 1,000 people at the No Barriers Summit, Program Manager Carinna Kenigsberg couldn’t help but think of the feeling she gets from being on program with Power To Be.

Celebrating survivorship

Brought together by a common thread, their journey had begun many years ago. They are survivors and Power to Be was lucky enough to organize a trip for eight amazing youth through the Teen Adventures – A Spirit Quest program supported by Balding for Dollars and the Oncology/Hematology/BMT Program at BC Children’s Hospital.

First volunteer overnight training a success

Victoria-based volunteers came together for Power To Be’s first volunteer overnight training. Volunteer trainings are a common practice at Power To Be, although training with an overnight component was something new this year.

Power To Be celebrates move to the North Shore

Participants, community partners, supporters and volunteers gathered to celebrate Power To Be’s move to North Vancouver. The open house showcased inclusive nature-based program opportunities available in the community.

Wilderness School grad wins United Way volunteer award

Power To Be’s Wilderness School helped bring out the best in Shaheen Rabie, and since graduating from the program, the 17-year-old has committed his time and energy to helping other youth in the community build confidence and connection through adventures in nature. His efforts have garnered him a United Way Youth Now Volunteer Award.