Community

Community

Horizon Distributors helps the community by supporting the following organizations with annual financial contributions and/or product donations.

Quest is British Columbia’s largest not-for-profit food exchange program offering access to affordable and healthy food choices for those facing barriers to this basic necessity. In partnering with food suppliers, social service agencies, and community stakeholders, Quest has fine-tuned their social enterprise model to become a hub of food redistribution in the Lower Mainland. Quest’s programs are seen as essential to marginalized individuals as they transition themselves towards self-sufficiency. Visit website
Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre provides practical support to over 300 women, children and seniors in Vancouver each day. The Centre assists women with their immediate and crisis needs so they can develop stability and access the resources they need to improve health, family, employment and housing situations, and promotes positive change by offering individual long-term support, education, advocacy, peer mentorship and exposure to alternatives. Visit website
Founded in 2005, Slow Food Cycle Sunday began over a conversation at Helmer’s Organic Farm where concerns that irreplaceable farmland is under constant development pressure inspired the idea for an annual bike ride through the rich and beautiful farmland of Pemberton Valley. The ride offers a way to inform people of the importance of farmland by giving townspeople the opportunity to meander through the countryside connecting directly with farmers. Visit website
Vancouver’s HUB is a charitable organization that advocates cycling through education, action and events, to create healthier, happier, more connected communities. Visit website
As the Vancouver Farmer’s Market’s signature fundraiser, RIPE pairs farm-to-table chefs and restaurants with farmers and producers to bring Vancouver an amazing evening of local food and drink. Visit website
Social Venture Institute (SVI) offers the mission-based entrepreneur an opportunity to share challenges with peers in an atmosphere of trust and goodwill. SVI is hosted annually in September at the beautiful Hollyhock Retreat Center on Cortes Island, BC. Visit website
Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through new opportunities, personal choice, and community involvement. Visit website