THE MISSION OF THE CINDERELLA PROJECT IS TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY IN METRO VANCOUVER BY ENCOURAGING AND CELEBRATING AT-RISK YOUTH IN THEIR PURSUIT OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION AMIDST ABUSE, NEGLECT, POVERTY AND MARGINALIZATION.
IN THE PAST 16 YEARS, WE HAVE SUPPORTED OVER 3,350 STUDENTS.
# of Students at Boutique Day
125 IT'S MORE THAN AN OUTFIT! TO DATE WE HAVE GIFTED OVER $67,000 IN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS, 30 HAIRDRESSING SCHOLARSHIPS AND 30 LAPTOPS. EACH YEAR WE PURCHASE AND GATHER THOUSANDS OF TOILETRIES, HEALTHY SNACKS AND OTHER PERSONAL ITEMS FOR THE STUDENTS GOODIE BAGS SINCE 1999,CINDERELLA PROJECT VOLUNTEERS HAVE GIVEN OVER 250,000 IN VOLUNTEER HOURS!!
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS “You showed us that there is a different world out there - a community that is there for us. Thanks to the help of my fairy Godmother I have a plan in place for how to apply to culinary school for the fall. Next stop – the Food Network!”
“If more than 300 volunteers from this community -none who know me-were willing to invest their time to be here for ME, it made me realize that I do have a place in this world and I am going to fight to be a part of it."
We will need the support of 400 volunteers and 100 community partners.
We will serve over 600 meals to graduates and their companion.
The amount of personal care items we will need to collect or purchase. These include deodorant, shampoo, soap, shaving cream, toothbrush, tooth paste, healthy snacks and more.