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Westland Insurance Announces a $50,000 Donation to Covenant House Vancouver

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Westland supports Covenant House Vancouver in providing vital care to at-risk and homeless youth in Vancouver

Surrey, BC/Coast Salish Territories (Kwantlen, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen First Nations), May 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Westland Insurance, one of Canada’s largest independent brokerage firms, has made a matching gift of $50,000 announced to Covenant House Vancouver. Located in downtown Vancouver, this shelter provides critical support to young people at risk of or at risk of homelessness or human trafficking.

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As a major donor to Covenant House’s Spring Match Campaign, Westland Insurance is participating in an important initiative that supports the organization’s programs. This contribution ensures that the young people who rely on Covenant House continue to receive the care and support they need.

Westland Insurance’s gift means any donation made before June 30 will be matched dollar for dollar. Donations directly benefit the youth who access Covenant House services at various stages of their journey. From the community support services, which include the drop-in area and street outreach team, to the young people striving for independence and learning important life skills, this donation will have a profound impact on their lives.

“Youth homelessness is a critical issue in the Lower Mainland. We feel privileged to support Covenant House Vancouver and their incredible work in providing a safe haven for at-risk youth,” said Cari Watson, senior vice president of marketing and customer experience at Westland Insurance. “Giving back to the communities we serve is ingrained in our DNA. This donation fits perfectly with Westland’s commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of the most vulnerable in our society.”

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Covenant House Vancouver’s mission is to help young people break the cycle of homelessness and give them the tools they need to build a better future. Its comprehensive programs provide housing, health care, education and employment support, empowering young people to achieve their full potential. By supporting organizations like Covenant House, Westland Insurance actively works to provide a better future for young people in need.

The Match campaign runs until June 30th. Thanks to Westland insurance, every gift has a double effect. Donations can be made on the Covenant House Vancouver website to help provide food, shelter, clothing and essential support to young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness or human trafficking.

For more information about Westland Insurance and its community initiatives, visit www.westlandinsurance.ca.

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About Westland Insurance Group
Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent insurance brokers in Canada. With a premium of over $3 billion, Westland continues to expand from coast to coast. Westland brokers provide expertise and advisory-based services in the commercial insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits, agricultural and specialty insurance segments. Since its founding in 1980, Westland remains committed to supporting its customers, industry partners and local communities. For more information, visit westlandinsurance.ca.

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