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    LDA Vancouver's Highlights of 2010 LDA Vancouver's Highlights of 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • H i g h l i g h ts o f 2010
      • LDA Vancouver benefited from over 1050 volunteer hours in 2010
      • A total of 109 bursaries were provided to students in 2010
      • Orton Gillingham Tutoring Program has celebrated 20 successful years of teaching thousands of kids how to read
      • LDA Vancouver’s new program called ‘Connect U’ helps socially isolated kids build a stronger social network
      • In 2010, LDA Vancouver piloted 2 Urban Summer Camps with 24 children
      • LDA Vancouver has partnered with 3 new schools to provide free tutoring to their children
      • In 2010, with the partnerships with UBC’s Psycho-educational Research and Training Centre and professional psychologists LDA Vancouver was able to offer 5 children psycho-educational assessments
      • LDA Vancouver benefited from over 1050 volunteer hours in 2010
      • A total of 109 bursaries were provided to students in 2010
      • Partnered with 3 new schools and are providing free tutoring to their children
      • LDA Vancouver received more than 100 complimentary Olympic 2010 tickets for our families and volunteers
      • 5 kids from our Centre went to Disneyland! thanks to a partnership with Dreams Take Flight
      • With the help of PriceWaterHouse Coopers , a special guest from Science World delivered a fun & interactive workshop for our kids
      • Since 2007 over 3500 people have attended the annual Speaking of Kids conference
      • Thank you to several generous donors – because of them all conference attendees received give-away bags and an opportunity to win a terrific door prize at the Speaking of Kids conference
      • Thank you to special guest speaker Carroll Spinney, ‘Oscar the Grouch’ and the Teacher Talk Speakers for the best conference ever!
    • “ I started coming to the Learning Centre for tutoring when I was in gr.5. Now I’m in gr. 10 and I’m volunteering at the centre. They have helped me a lot and I now want to help others.” “ My daughter started coming here last September and in that time there has been an incredible change in her confidence…“
      • LDA Vancouver benefited from over 1050 volunteer hours in 2010
      • A total of 109 bursaries were provided to students in 2010
      • Partnered with 3 new schools and are providing free tutoring to their children
      • With the generous support from London Drugs from across BC, we raised over $20,000 with the sales of the popular reusable shopping cart coin key chains
      • Walk a Mile in My Shoes workshops continued to be a highly requested Pro-D workshop. In 2010 over 750 people participated from around BC
      • In 2010, the EDGE Youth Leadership Program, had over 60 leaders and 150 student participants
    • The work we do at LDA Vancouver would not be possible without the skilled dedication of our volunteers, tutors staff and Board of Directors! THANK YOU!
    • To all our donors for believing that investing in our children is key to long term change within our community; thank you for believing that what our children become depends on each one of us THANK YOU! Bursary Variety Club, CKNW Orphan’s Fund, Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund, Vancouver Foundation- Greygates, Hamber Foundation, McLean Foundation, Kinder Dream Foundation, Arbutus Rotary Club, International Dyslexia Association – BC Chapter Grants Gaming, City of Vancouver, HRSDC, United Way, Social Venture Partners, Janssen Ortho, Central City Grant, Hastings Legacy Fund, Coast Capital Investments, Lantic Inc. Donations and In-Kind Tom Tait, Vancouver Canucks, Varshney Capital Corp Annual Charity Golf Classic, International Dyslexia Association – BC Branch, BC Lions, Richmond Mandarin Lions Club, Vancouver Music Festival, Gizeh Shrine Clowns, Eclipse Beauty Supply , Dreams Take Flight , PriceWaterHouse Coopers, Vancouver Arts Club Theatre, 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Mechanical Contractors Association of BC, Science World Speaking of Kids Conference Coquitlam College, Fraser Academy, RELIC, Vancouver School Board, Killarney Secondary School, Mcdonalds, CKNW, LAMAR Outside- Advertising, Sutton Hotel, Wayne Cox, Guildford Printers Inc., ABC Learning Links, Greg Helem, Indigo Books, BLENZ Coffee, Hyatt Hotel, Le Soleil Hotel, ODIN Books, Tricia Lang, London Drugs, PriceWaterHouseCoopers
    • 2011 Here we come!!