Together, we have the power to be limitless.

We empower people to explore their limitless abilities through inclusive adventures rooted in nature, year round. We couldn’t do it without the continued support of our communities and donors.

Your donation changes lives.

100%

of our programs are subsidized

450+

programs were offered in 2015

1,110+

participants were served in 2015

Our programs are year round. Your support can be too.

The adventure doesn’t end with one program: we provide programs for children, youth and adults year round. It’s with your continued support these programs are possible through the changing seasons.

Give Monthly

Other ways to make a difference.

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Give in memory

You can donate once or monthly in honour of a loved one. Add their name to your donation to be recognized and remembered.

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Leave a legacy

Make an impact for years to come. We can work with you to design a legacy gift that recognizes your lasting contribution.

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Corporate Giving

From employee giving and employer matching programs, we can work with you to make Power To Be your charity of choice.

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Securities

You can donate securities and mutual funds, knowing your contribution will make a lasting impact while you benefit from tax savings.

Feel the impact your donation can make.

Don’t take it from us: our participants, volunteers and supporters share their stories of teamwork and triumph, from the rocky terrain of Vancouver Island’s peaks to the sandy shores of the Pacific Ocean.

With the right people, you can do anything

When Adam Bishop strapped into a TrailRider to explore Cruikshank Canyon, the challenge wasn’t about pushing himself – but trusting his team of six hikers and friends.

Read Adam's Story

Trekking and bonding through a winter wonderland

Snow lover and Adaptive Recreation mom Donna Knoester learned a thing or two about the power of snow to connect and bond kids, parents and strangers alike.

Read Donna's Story

A decade of adventure forges connections

Vancouver participant Alanna Stockford reflects on 10 years of making memories and learning new skills with Power To Be.

Read Alanna's Story

Exploring beaches and friendships with Wilderness School

Twelve days and more than 30 kilometres on foot, four Wilderness School participants ventured to the ends of Vancouver Island through sun and rain for the experience of a lifetime.

Read Elly's Story

Finding support in monthly hikes and new friends

Program Facilitator Andrea Macdonald reflects on our monthly hike for participants with acquired brain injuries and how they’ve broken barriers – together.

Read Andrea's Story

Who your money helps.

Our programs support people in our local communities. Whether an individual is living with a financial, physical, cognitive or social barrier, we’re here to help them access nature and explore their limitless abilities.

Barriers we Support

27% Developmental Disability
14% Autism Spectrum
14% Youth at Risk
14% Mental Health
12% Family Member
10% Physical Disability
4% Other
3% Oncology
2% Acquired Brain Injury

Where your money goes.

We believe in full transparency, which means you know where your every dollar goes. Less than eight per cent of our funding goes to general administration. For every dollar invested in fundraising, we give back $3.15 to support our programs and empower our participants to access nature.