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Just Breathe
Just Breathe is a nonprofit group that I established to help kids living with serious illness to just be kids. Funds raised currently support Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Good...
500-9 Smithe Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Causes we care about

  • Disease and Medical Research

  • Philanthropy and Capacity Building

Businesses that we work with
Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union
Stories of our community involvement
We’re delighted to announce Just Breathe as the winner of Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union's $50,000 #SimpleGenerosity community grant! It’s our way of celebrating Canada150 and reinvesting in the heart of Canadian culture—our local communities.
Just Breathe is a fund created by youth actress Kaitlyn Bernard, which supports Camp Goodtimes from the Canadian Cancer Society, B.C. & Yukon Division. We’ve been SO inspired by Kaitlyn’s story—a Grade 11 student, she was inspired to create Just Breathe after starting as a child with terminal cancer in the film ‘The Healer’ and donated almost all her earnings from the film to the cause.
The $50,000 will support the expansion of the Youth Council which facilitates positive peer-to-peer connections, enable the Year-Round Family Support Program to organize and fund additional events, and fund additional summer camp spots and travel assistance for kids and families.
Thank you to all the organizations who submitted applications for this community grant, and all our caring community members who voted. Congratulations to Kaitlyn and Just Breathe!
We need your vote! Help us win a $50,000 #SimpleGenerosity community grant from @Envision Financial. Visit @Volinspire, read all about our application and cast your vote today bit.ly/2ql7xiR Please note that only votes cast on Volinspire will be counted. Likes, shares, comments and retweets are great ways to share the campaign and help you gain votes but participants will need to visit Volinspire in order to place their vote. THANK YOU!!
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YWCA Metro Vancouver
BC Recreation and Parks Association
Athletics for Kids ( A4K)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley
Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
Canadian Cancer Society
City of Surrey
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Community Volunteer Connections
David Suzuki Foundation
First West Foundation
Ladner Elementary School
Langley Volunteer Centre
MADD Canada
Surrey Eagles
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
The Good Soup Truck
Volinspire
Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon
Parent Support Services Society of BC
Peace Arch Hospital Foundation
Just Breathe
Vote now for Just Breathe by selecting an emoji below! Winning the $50,000 SimpleGenerosity grant from Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union would benefit the Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes, the benefactor of the Just Breathe campaign. Just Breathe supports children living with cancer, enabling children to attend Camp Goodtimes located in Maple Ridge. In addition to providing specialized programming for teens and youth in the summer, Camp Goodtimes runs a Youth Council that engages youth who are cancer survivors or patients who are going through or have just completed their treatments, in meaningful activities throughout the year. Through the Youth Council, workshops and activities are identified and developed to provide tips and tools to help boost teens’ confidence and reduce their anxiety. The council’s activities rotate around three major themes: giving back to the community, learning essential life skills and having fun. Thank you for helping us celebrate Canada150 and strengthening our communities with SimpleGenerosity!
500-9 Smithe Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia
v6b0b6
Causes we care about

  • Disease and Medical Research

  • Philanthropy and Capacity Building

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