2021 S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Walk with the Dragon Raises Over $230,000
Vancouver, BC – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation was pleased to host the 36th annual S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Walk with the Dragon virtually this year at walk.successfoundation.ca. The iconic community event saw more than 3,300 visitors and participants, and raised over $230,000 in support of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. services and programs which receive little or no funding from government sources.
This year’s Walk had participants complete 5 checkpoints on a virtual route map and participate in a step challenge between July 23 and July 25, 2021. In addition, videos of support and pledges were shared by elected officials, including The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia; The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade; The Honourable Anne Kang, Minister of Citizens’ Services; The Honourable Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care; Kennedy Stewart, the Mayor of the City of Vancouver; Malcolm Brodie, the Mayor of the City of Richmond; and Richard Stewart, the Mayor of the City of Coquitlam.
“We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all of the sponsors, donors, participants, and staff for their hard work and dedication to make this event a success,” said Terry Liu and Jeffrey Lee, Co-Chairs of 2021 S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Walk with the Dragon.
Queenie Choo, CEO of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation, added, “S.U.C.C.E.S.S. serves our communities with over 300 programs and services, providing help – from early childhood development to seniors care. With the generosity and support from the community, we will be able to continue to serve the vulnerable in the community. Thank you again.”
For event details, please visit: http://walk.successfoundation.ca.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
|Diamond Sponsor||Elite Wealth Management – Angela Fok
TD Bank Group
|Program Support Sponsor||Fairchild Media Group|
|Special Promotions Sponsor||LS Times TV
Canada Taiwan Exchange Association
Canwest Taiwan Board of Trade
|Gold Sponsor||BC Nurses’ Union
Chris Chan of Regent Park (Keylink) Realty
Park Georgia Insurance
Tom Lee Music
Vancouver Coastal Health
|Silver Sponsor||Catalyze Solutions
CBA Electrical & Security Systems Ltd.
Delta Pacific Benefit Brokers Ltd.
D & J Education
Foundation Law Corporation
Group Health Benefit Solutions and CSBT
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Porsche Centre Vancouver
Sing Lim Yeo – Royal Pacific Realty
|VanMar Constructors Inc.
Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza
|Checkpoint Sponsor||Vancouver Coastal Health|
|S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Story Sponsor||Vancity|
|Major Media Sponsor||Fairchild TV
Fairchild Radio AM1470/FM96.1
Ming Pao Daily News
Sing Tao Daily
Canadian Chinese Express
Canadian City Post
|Media Sponsor||S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Evergreen News
|Incentive Sponsor||BC Nurses’ Union
|Special Thanks||Allen Lau Photography
Canada LaPower Running Society
Founded in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest social service agencies in Canada. It offers a wide range of programs and services that promote the belonging, wellness, and independence of people on their Canadian journey. Program and services are offered in the areas of newcomer settlement, English language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, seniors care, and affordable housing. For more details, please visit http://www.successbc.ca
About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation
Incorporated in 2001, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funding for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations supporting S.U.C.C.E.S.S. mandates that focus on strengthening our diverse communities. For more details, please visit www.successfoundation.ca