Women Building Futures
We invest in social purpose organizations, like Women Building Futures, that are improving the lives of Canadians. WBF aims to help any woman, anywhere who is interested in a career in construction or heavy equipment operation gain meaningful employment.Social Purpose Portfolio
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In 1984, some of Canada's most popular musicians gathered together in the spirit of venture philanthropy to perform an anthem written for LIFT. Not really. But this video will give you an idea of what we're all about, and provide some entertainment in the process.Find out more
“JUMP Math has given me the motivation, skills, knowledge and confidence to pursue math at a higher level than I ever dreamed I could.”
“Everything that I am today – as an adult, a school teacher and a father – is because of the experiences I had in sport.”
“Because all students are excelling in math, I am able to move more quickly through units than I could before using the JUMP Math approach.”
“Without Take a Hike, I would not have the relationships I do, I would still be skipping school and behind in all my classes. I would still be lost. I made honor role for the first time ever at Take a Hike. “
“The furniture I received meant a lot to me and still does because it helped me get back on my feet during a difficult time in my life.”
“I am not afraid of challenge anymore; I welcome it. That in turn helped me get the awesome job that I have today, it helped me take on university, it helped me choose to travel, and to move across the world.”
Jackie completed her apprenticeship and is now a certified Journeyman welder making more than three times her wage as a physical care aid.
Since receiving their furniture, Stephanie and Savannah are now on track to build a new and happy life together in the comfort of their newly furnished home.
In 2012, Roberta won two awards, the Evraz Inc. NA Canada Apprenticeship Bursary and a Shell Canada Trades Bursary, and was chosen to participate in NAIT’s television advertising campaign.