Meet Valentine – Our New Summer Student!

Hi, my name is Valentine, and despite popular assumption, I wasn’t born on Valentine’s Day! My parents named me Valentine, calling me the “fruit of love” in their lives. Growing up as a mixed-race child in Canada without… Read More

Grandparents Day Contest 2021

September 30, 2021 In Celebration of Grandparents Day on September 12, 2021, we held a community contest to bring awareness to the importance of intergenerational connections. We would like to thank all of our sponsors and donors, as… Read More

12th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 2018

August 7, 2018 Celebrating 45 Years of Bridging and Enriching Generations! On July 28th, 2018, we hosted our 12th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Confederation Park. This cherished event gives us the opportunity to recognize the valuable contributions… Read More

Picnic Announcement!

July 16, 2017 Happy Monday everyone! Our 12th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic is happening on July 28th, 2018 and is fast approaching. We hope to see all your beautiful faces there for a day of fun activities, music… Read More

Volunteers Needed

July 4, 2018 Our 12th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic approaching fast (July 28 2018) and we’re looking for volunteers to help us run this special event! Please help us spread the word and visit for more details! 

Contest Alert!

June 15, 2018 Are you interested in winning tickets to Playland for this summer? Find out how in the contest instructions below. The deadline is July 15! We look forward to seeing your submissions. Visit our Facebook Page to… Read More

Thanks for Attending Our AGM!

June 13, 2018 Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate 45 years of bridging and enriching generations at our Annual General Meeting 2 weeks ago at the Shadbolt Centre for the Performing Arts! We hope to see you again soon.

Help Us Win $10,000!

June 1, 2018 The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is here! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to us qualifies us to win $10,000! The more you give, the more chances for us to win!… Read More

Meet Maria Pollock – VG Special Events Project Coordinator

May 7, 2018 Welcome our newest member of Volunteer Grandparents, Maria Pollock. She is currently a Psychology major at the University of British Columbia and is eager to join our team. She enjoys figure skating, reading, pretty much… Read More

#150challenge 2017

July 31, 2017 This year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation and Volunteer Grandparents celebrated by creating the #150challenge. Launched in mid-May, this ambitious social media campaign’s goal was create 150 posts before the end of July. We… Read More