Welcome to the Fundraising page of
Fishermen Helping Kids With Cancer



 
 

2014 ANNUAL HERRING SALE!

Saturday, December 6th - 8am - 4pm (or until sold out)

12740 Trites Road, Richmond - $10 for 20 lbs

To volunteer or sponsor email fhkwcinfo@gmail.com

2013: 77,931 RAISED!

2012: $70,958 RAISED!

2011: $64,677 RAISED!

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Our Story

The spark for Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer (FHKWC) was the inspirational daughter of a BC commercial fisherman. Moved by her valiant three year battle with cancer, a fellow fisherman came up with the idea of the BC commercial fishing industry holding a herring sale to help all kids with cancerShe passed at the age of 17, just a few days before the inaugural herring sale in December 2011.

This unique herring sale attracts the generous support of a broad cross-section of the commercial fishing industry including fishermen, processors, industry services and suppliers. All fishing and event costs are donated making it possible for 100% of the funds raised to go toward improving the quality of life for kids with cancer receiving care at BC Children's Hospital.

Due to the great success of this event FHKWC founding members formed a society with a constitution and bylaws to ensure full accountability and transparency on use of the money raised each year. All event proceeds are split between the following three:

1. A Trust Fund which can only be dispensed to BC Children's Hospital Foundation for kids with cancer.

2. An Endowment Fund at the BC Children's Hospital Foundation intended to generate interest revenue annually.

3. A WISH LIST which is our favorite part. We have the privilege to consult annually with doctors and staff to find out which programs, activities and items that are not funded by the hospital are most needed. This ensures that every year funds can go quickly and directly to improving the quality of life of kids with cancer.

If you have any questions or would like more details about the Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer, please contact us at fhkwcinfo@gmail.com

Thank you for your generosity and for caring for our children and their future.

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

MV “Viking Fisher” (Neil Jensen & Crew), MV “Queens Reach” (John Legate & Crew), MV "Pachena No. 1"(Mitch Ponac and Crew), Seafood Producers Association of BC (Aero Trading Company, Canadian Fishing Company, Fisher Bay Seafood, Grand Hale Marine Products, Leader Fishing Group, Lions Gate Fisheries, North Delta Seafoods), Steveston Seafood Auction, JO Thomas & Associates, Steveston Harbour Authority, Finest at Sea Ocean Products, Leader Cold Storage, Orca Seafoods, Shoreline Tank Services, Unitrend Plastics, Canadian Sablefish Association, Pacific Net and Twine, Ladner Traps, Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, G&F Financial Group, Pacific Coast Fishermen’s Mutual Marine Insurance Company, Fish Safe BC, Fast Signs Surrey, Insight Productions, Simon Taylor Designs, Response Productions, The Seabillys Band, The Rotary Club of Steveston, Fiosa-Miosa, Nesika Insurance, Target Specialty Advertising, SIMPLESign

 

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