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2021 S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Walk with the Dragon Raises Over $230,000

Posted date: July 26, 2021

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

Vancity

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

Cowry Cabinet

CIBC

MCCM Group

Park Georgia Insurance

Shepherd Compello

Terry Immigration

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

Guaranti Group

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Porsche Centre Vancouver

PwC

Sing Lim Yeo – Royal Pacific Realty

Unipro Aesthetics

Activities Sponsor

 

 

VanMar Constructors Inc.

Air Canada

Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza

Denny’s Restaurant

Checkpoint Sponsor Vancouver Coastal Health
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Story Sponsor Vancity
Major Media Sponsor Fairchild TV

Talentvision

Fairchild Radio AM1470/FM96.1

CHMB AM1320

OMNI TV

Ming Pao Daily News

Sing Tao Daily

Canadian Chinese Express

Canadian City Post

Lahoo.ca

Media Sponsor S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Evergreen News

Richmond Sentinel

Incentive Sponsor BC Nurses’ Union

Dan-D Pak

Maxim’s Bakery

Sysco

Special Thanks Allen Lau Photography

Canada LaPower Running Society

Michelle Kuk

TC Workshop

 

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
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