The Foundation was created to act as a safety net for the food, beverage and hospitality industry members in British Columbia including those employed with:• Restaurants• Hotels, Inns, Lodges and B&B’s• Pubs• Brewers• Vineyards and wine sales agencies• Food suppliers• Media (in the related trade),• Publicists (in the related trade)
a community built on service• Vision is to be the industry’s charity of choice, providing financial support for individuals within the hospitality community who are coping with extraordinary costs arising from a serious health or medical crisis.
working together to help our ownmission is to offer financial assistance,beyond traditional medical benefits andinsurances, to individuals within thehospitality community in their times ofcritical health or medical need. As well,we are committed to supporting theindustry’s next generation by providingscholarships and bursaries to selectedstudents enrolled in hospitality andculinary programs at partner schools inBC.
2012 BENEFICIARIES• Dave Hawkins Sailor Hagars, North Vancouver $4,000• Frank Clements Pan Pacific, Vancouver $5,000• Sarah Adamson Copper Point Resort, Invermere $2500• Bruce James Doolins Pub $3,000• Glen Yuen Banquet server, Empress Hotel $5,000• Teresa Acosta Long term MacDonald’s employee $5,000
2011 - 17 scholarships to students enrolledin hospitality-related education and trainingprograms. HOSPITALITY CULINARY SOMMELIER
FUNDRAISING & AWARENESS RAISING• A 3 WEEK CAMPAIGN TO LET PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT THE BCHF AND THE CHANCE FOR EVERYONE TO BE ABLE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE INDUSTRY’S OWN CHARITY.
OCTOBER 2012THANKSGIVING TO HALLOWEEN2011 - YEAR ONE , GENERATED $120,002012 – GOAL - $200,000
•The campaign presents an opportunity to everybodyinvolved in the Industry to contribute to their ownHospitality Industry “charity”.•Individuals or teams can participate. Teams canrepresent Hotels, Pubs, Restaurants, Industry suppliers orany other establishment or group of like mindedindividuals.
• During the campaign each team fundraises for the BCHF.• The way the fundraising is done is left to the team but the concept is that the funds are contributed by members of the industry. Ideas that work and are easy are - “toonie or loose change drives”, 50/50 draws and raffles.
•Teams and individuals are encouraged toregister on line at www.TipOutToHelp.com•This web site provides the opportunity forpeople to send personalised e-mails tocolleagues, friends and family requestingsupport for their fundraising efforts.• At the end of the campaign each teamsubmits their funds to the BCHF and thetotals raised will appear on the on line“scoreboard”.
The BCHF“working together to help our own” “a community built on service”