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Supporting Our Communities Through Time, Talent and Treasure

Initiatives We Support

Sidoo Family Giving was established in 2006 with the intention of giving back to a community that had provided so much to a young man in his youth.

Empowering Youth Through Sports

Through sports, youth are able to establish a pattern of physical activity that continues on into adulthood.

  • 13th Man Foundation
  • UBC Athletics
  • Canada Basketball & National Sport Trust Fund
  • NWSS Secondary
  • Crescent Moon Foundation
  • 13th Man Football Camps

Strengthen Community

We support a variety of initiatives that strengthen communities across BC and the lower mainland.

  • Grade School Breakfast Club of BC
  • City in Focus
  • BC Children's Hospital - Sidoo Family Endowment of Orthopedics
  • Streetohome Foundation
  • World Vision project “RUDI”
  • East End Boys Club of Vancouver

Supporting The Arts

The Sidoo Family has supported local art across BC for a number of years including the Vancouver Opera's Youth Programs

  • Vancouver Opera
  • The Old Vic Theatre London Refurbishment
  • Cinemathique, the Summer Visions Film Institute for youth

The following projects highlight some of the wonderful
initiatives that Sidoo Family Giving is proud to support.

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    UBC Athletics

    David and Manjy Sidoo are both UBC alumni, and Sidoo Family Giving provides generous scholarships to students in athletics and the arts. The athletics endowment is the largest of its kind at UBC. Each year SFG funds 14-20 athletic scholarships to create opportunities for students within the community to attend UBC.

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    Vancouver Opera

    Stemming from a deep passion for the arts, Manjy Sidoo had been an active member of the Vancouver Opera Board of Directors for a number of years. Sidoo Family Giving also lends support to the Opera's educational programs such as Vancouver Opera in the Schools.

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    Grade School Breakfast Club of BC

    The Grade School Breakfast Club of BC strives to combat food insecurity and promote health and learning by implementing community-based breakfast programs in underserved elementary schools. By providing funding, kitchen equipment, training, and management tools, we endeavour to eradicate hunger among the province’s most vulnerable children.

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