Support Us

Whether you're an individual, organization, or local restaurant, there's a way for you to take action. Make a difference in our community. Join us!

Sponsor a Student

Student sponsorship is a unique, meaningful and personal way to make a difference in a student's life, their family and the community they live in. When you sponsor a student, you cover the cost of their tuition at HAVE and provide them with a $500 graduation gift to pay for items required for the job market. Contact us to start giving today!

What do sponsors receive?

  • Personalized thank you from sponsored student

  • Framed photo with sponsored student

  • Meet and greet with our Board of Directors

  • Tour of the school

  • Invitations to all special events

  • Recognition on our website

  • Use of HAVE Logo

 

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Choose from one of our sponsorship packages below and become a catalyst for change. Contact us to start making an impact today!

Visionaries are committed to the health and well-being of our community.

Visionaries

  • Receive all the benefits of Champions

  • Plus two large, framed artisan plates with your name, one displayed at our restaurant and another for you to keep

  • Six tickets to any Amber and Friends dinner

  • Recognition letter to our Friends of HAVE mailing list

  • Priority logo placement in our marketing materials

$50,000 or more

Leaders make HAVE's future vision a reality.

Leaders

  • Receive all the benefits of Champions

  • Plus two framed artisan plates with your name, one displayed at our restaurant and another for you to keep

  • Four tickets to any Amber and Friends dinner

  • Recognition letter to our Friends of HAVE mailing list

  • Logo placement in our marketing materials

$25,000 - $49,999

Transformers give life-changing experiences to HAVE students.

Transformers

  • Receive all the benefits of Champions

  • Plus two framed kitchen spoons engraved with your name, one displayed at our restaurant and another for you to keep

  • Two tickets to any Amber and Friends dinner

  • Recognition letter to our Friends of HAVE mailing list

  • Logo placement in our marketing materials

$10,000 - $24,999

Investors provide HAVE students with sustained comprehensive services.

Investors

  • Receive all the benefits of Champions

  • Plus a personalized thank you from supported students

  • Professional photo with the supported students

  • Each graduate receives a $500 scholarship to purchase items needed for their new jobs

$3,750 - $9,999

Champions help build a positive future for a HAVE graduate.

Champions

  • Receive a tax deductible receipt for your donation

  • Meet and greet tour of HAVE

  • Invitations to all special events

  • Recognition on our website and social media

  • Use of HAVE logo

$1,000 - $3,749

 

Hire a Graduate

Our culinary training program works closely with local restaurants, cafes and hotels to provide employment for our graduates. The culinary school thrives with the involvement of the community.

Why hire a HAVE graduate?

  • No recruiting cost to find new kitchen staff

  • Expedited hiring process

  • Skill levels from dishwashers to line cooks

  • Pre-screened employees with local references

  • All graduates complete food safety training

 

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Supporting Foundations

Many thanks for the past and continued support of the following charitable foundations.

1988 Foundation

Central City Foundation

Dan Snook Trust Foundation

Diamond Foundation

Dr. Ann Worth Foundation

Face The World Foundation

Vancity Community Foundation

Vancouver Foundation

Gourmet Warehouse and Wusthof Knives

A sincere thank you to Gourmet Warehouse and Wusthof Knives for donating an incredible selection of kitchen tools for HAVE students in the ITA Professional Cook program. In addition, they donated a full knife set that will be presented to HAVE's highest achieving student in the program.