for second-year engineering and geoscience students in BC. Finally, the Foundation thanks the following donors for contributing at the following levels:
The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation is a registered charity, chartered in 1993. For more information about the Foundation, to volunteer, or to make a donation, visit egbc.ca/Foundation , email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 604.430.8035. THANK YOU TO DONORS The Foundation sincerely thanks its more than 1,500 donors who contributed to the Foundation this past year. Individual contributions to the Foundation amounted to over $80,000. In addition, over 500 Engineers and Geoscientists BC volunteers chose for the association to make a $20 donation to the Foundation, in lieu of them receiving a thank-you gift. The Foundation also thanks the families of the late Bob Gerath, P.Geo., and the late Thomas Kenneth McEwan, P.Eng., for choosing the Foundation as a charity to honour their legacies. Additionally, the Foundation thanks BC Hydro for their $15,000 contribution in support of the joint scholarship
GOLD ($5,000+) Dr. J. J. Clague, P.Geo., FGC, FEC (Hon.)
SILVER ($1,000+) Mr. D. A. Belfiglio, P.Eng. Mr. K. Laloge, CPA,CA, TEP Ms. L. Mah, P.Eng., FEC Mr. R. S.-F. Ng, P.Eng. Dr. E. A. Portfors, P.Eng., FEC Mr. S. S. M. So, P.Eng. (Retired)
To view a full list of Foundation donors, visit egbc.ca/foundation .
BENEVOLENT FUND HELPS MEMBERS OVERCOME FINANCIAL CRISES The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Benevolent Fund Society is a registered charity that assists association members overcome short-term financial distress and cash-flow difficulties, usually from a
$20 donation to the Benevolent Fund Society, in lieu of them receiving a thank-you gift. To view a full list of donors, or for information on how to receive confidential assistance from the Benevolent Fund Society, visit egbc.ca/benevolent .
loss of employment. Many of the members who have received assistance from the society have felt that someone still cared, providing them a boost when they were experiencing difficult circumstances. The Benevolent Fund Society is administered by a Board of Directors and operates at arm’s length from the association, with support from association staff. The society’s Board of Directors confidentially reviews applications for assistance. The society may provide one-time grants or access to financial, career, or personal counselling, or other services as necessary. Donations to the Benevolent Fund Society mean the Fund is able to help more members. Tax receipts are issued for contributions over $10; all donations are greatly appreciated. The Benevolent Fund would also like to recognize association volunteers who chose to make a
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