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North Shore Hospice | Coastal Palliative Care 

"For many years, Erik Dekker has been a vital member of the North Shore Hospice and Palliative Project, an important Committee of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation. He is passionately dedicated to the Project, as evidenced by his generous financial donations which enhance the Hospice, the care patients and their families. Erik is also a much valued and enthusiastic participant in all events organized and sponsored by the Project." - Jo-Ann Wood, Chair of the North Shore Hospice and Palliative Project 

Celebrating Ten Years of Hospice:

More than a decade ago our community came together to support the development of the North Shore's first free-standing hospice. Please follow the link here to read about the Digital Upgrade Campaign, and meet the team behind the scenes.

More about the North Shore Hospice:

The North Shore Hospice is the first free standing Hospice for the North Shore. Owned and operated by Vancouver Coastal Health, the Hospice was built and furnished completely by the generous support of the community. Over $8.5 million was raised by Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, North Shore Hospice Society, Family Services of the North Shore and Vancouver Coastal Health to build the Hospice, located at 319 East 14th Street in North Vancouver, BC, which officially opened it’s doors November 1st 2010.

For more information, please visit the website here.

Engineers in Action (EIA) | Building Bridge Between Poverty & Resources

"With Dekker Hewett Group's contributions and other sponsors, the Western Chapter of EIA will continue to support communities such as Lipez. EIA envisions a world where everyone can live healthy and dignified lives with access to essential services. We are honoured and proud that Dekker Hewett Group supports and aligns themselves with this goal." - EIA

More about the Bolivia Project that we helped support:


Isolation caused by impassable geography is a root source of poverty worldwide. Engineers in Action (EIA) is an organization that strives to combat poverty by connecting areas of rural isolation to resources. Fueled by the humanitarian passion of university students, the organization builds footbridges so that communities have year-round, safe access to essential services such as health care, education, and markets.


The student chapter of EIA at Western University completed their first project last May of 2019 in Lipez, Bolivia. The bridge spans nearly 50m across a local ravine, that was otherwise dangerous to cross, especially during the rainy season. Now, this bridge serves as a connection for more than 500 people to surrounding markets, cities, and hospitals.


Construction of footbridges highlights:


  • 12% increase in children enrolled in school
  • 18% increase in healthcare treatment
  • 45% increase in fertilizer investment
  • 56% increase in crop yield
  • 75% increase in farm profits
  • 30% increase in labor market income
  • 59% increase of women in the labor market
  • 20% economic return on investment






2019 Chief Ernie Campbell Memorial Golf Tournament

"With Dekker Hewett Group's generous donations, $200,000 in a collective effort were raised for the kids of Musqueam Nation. Some of the things this fund helped with were: course fees, uniform costs, school/course supplies, educational assessment fees, shortfall in tuition fees, reasonable travel fees and expenses associated with attending educational related events." - Chief Ernie Campbell Memorial Fund

More about the Chief Ernie Campbell Memorial Fund: 

The Chief Ernie Campbell Memorial Fund, was founded in 2017 by Chief Wayne Sparrow to honour the late Chief Campbell, and to help better serve members of the proud and great Musqueam First Nation. While the mission is to help serve the Musqueam People.

Ernie Campbell served as Chief of the Musqueam Nation for many years, first elected in the 1980s and retiring in 2012. He was widely known as a fierce advocate for the Musqueam People, a visionary leader and a tough negotiator who led many successful initiatives on behalf of the Band. Equally important, Chief Campbell believed in the immense power of sport and education to make people’s lives better, to teach important lessons, and to connect community. He also valued the Musqueam culture and heritage, believing that no one else defines who they are.

Click here to learn more about the fund. 




Family Services of North Shore | Beer by the Pier

"Canaccord Genuity's Dekker Hewett Group is a leading example of what it means when caring businesses choose to invest in its community's well-being. With their Bronze sponsorship, Dekker Hewett Group has enabled us to raise more funds than ever before to provide critical child and youth mental health programs and services for nearly 10,000 children, youth and families. The 5th annual Beer by the Pier raised an incredible $155,820 to help even more children and youth access our services and help them feel whole and accepted wherever they show up. Thank you Mark for your generous support!" - Noah Morantz, Director of Development.

More about Beer by the Pier:

This annual event raises critical funds that support the most vulnerable members of our North Shore community. Beer By The Pier, presented by Darwin, where guests will sip, snack, mingle and most importantly raise money to reach the most vulnerable on the North Shore. With the support of many community-minded guests coming together to Lift Spirits and Share Hope, every year incredible funds are raised to help even more children and youth.

For more information, please visit the website here.