Tom Harris Cellular Creates a Legacy Fund

posted on March 11, 2018 at 3:13 pm

To honour and continue Tom’s legacy as a family man and community leader in philanthropy, Tom Harris Cellular has created the Tom Harris Fund for Families at the Nanaimo Foundation. Every year, this Fund will give back to families in need in the local communities that Tom Harris Cellular serves.


2018 AGM & Cocktail Reception

posted on February 2, 2018 at 11:01 am

The Nanaimo Foundation welcomes all interested members of our community to our 2018 Annual General Meeting & Cocktail Reception


The YES Fund for Snuneymuxw First Nation

posted on February 1, 2018 at 10:12 am

The Yellow Point Ecological Society (Y.E.S.) has set a goal to raise $2,500 to assist young people from the Snuneymuxw First Nation to engage in sports and athletic activities


Tax Planning and Insured Donation Strategies

posted on November 7, 2017 at 11:31 am

This session has something for everyone – financial advisors, lawyers, accountants…


Random Act of Kindness Day 2017

posted on October 3, 2017 at 9:00 am

Random acts of kindness are a wonderful way to touch the lives of others, making our world a better place to live.


MOMO Seafood Extravaganza

posted on October 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm

The 7th Annual Garrett Paquette MOMO Seafood Extravaganza – Supporting Local Needs for Local People.

Saturday, November 11th at 6:00 pm at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Follow this link to purchase tickets.


The Nanaimo Foundation is Hiring

posted on October 1, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Nanaimo Foundation is seeking a contract Administrative & Development Assistant.


Mid Island Gives

posted on August 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Mid Island Gives is a GivingTuesday movement in Central Vancouver Island – founded by a team of local charitable organizations.

We have many exciting events planned in Nanaimo this year…


Thank You Tom Harris

posted on June 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Thank you Tom Harris for your enduring dedication to our community. Your generosity, volunteerism, and community spirit has forever enriched Nanaimo.

Information on making a gift to The Tom Harris Community Endowment Fund can be found…


Thank you Doug Johnston

posted on November 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm

On November 3rd, Doug announced the establishment of the Johnston Family Fund at the Nanaimo Foundation. Doug has become one of the Foundation’s strongest advocates, in addition to joining the Nanaimo Foundation Community Engagement Committee. How I Got Involved My involvement with the Nanaimo Foundation began last spring when I was invited to a presentation