Fundraisers and Events
The revenues from VFC fundraisers are used to fund both VFCS Programs in the City of Vancouver and support other worthy charitable organizations. The largest yearly fundraiser to date is the Firefighter Payroll Donations Program which in 2016 will raise $145,000, while the longest running fundraiser is the Hall of Flame Charity Calendar, which has raised over $1,000,000 to date.
VFC events include days such as the Variety Club Boat for Hope, the Vancouver Yacht Club Children's Cruise, monthly Wheelchair Hockey at the Wednesday Social Club, Kidsport Hockey Day, the Vancouver Sun Raise-a-Reader, and others. these events are where Vancouver Firefighters donate their personal time for other charitable organizations to ensure success.