Pub Night Fundraiser | April 21

Join us on April 21 at the Copper Tank Grill for a Pub Night and Silent Auction to raise funds for the Avchen Abigail Mercy Academy near Nairobi, Kenya. We’ll raise a glass to you for your support over the years as we honour the life of Avchen – amazing, beautiful, thoughtful, and deeply missed. TICKETS…

2nd Annual Non-Event | November 27 – 29

HUFA invites you to stay home, relax in your comfiest clothes and do whatever you like! No fancy dress-up, no timelines, and no braving the rain, cold or snow. Your donation and commitment to stay at home and kick off the busy holiday season will help keep the Avchen Abigail Mercy Academy running, providing safe shelter, food, clothing, love and education to dozens of vulnerable…

Thank you to Rotary Peachland

Our new partner Rotary Peachland has granted HUFA $4,300 to supply new classrooms at the Avchen and Abigail Mercy Academy with desks, chairs, teachers furniture, school supplies, creative arts, sports equipment and a new computer. Thank you Rotary Peachland for this generous contribution which will enable young minds to thrive.

Raise the Barre raises $380

We are thrilled to report that Barre Fitness in Yaletown raised $380 for Hands Up For Africa during their June “Raise the Barre” charity fundraiser. We’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to Barre Fitness and everyone who attended a class in June, and we encourage everyone to continue to support this innovative fitness studio! 

Elsa and Anna at Marble Slab Creamery in North Van

If there is a child in your life, this is big news.  On Monday, June 15, the Marble Slab Creamery in North Vancouver (180 Esplanade West) is donating 25% of all sales of merchandise and gift cards sold between 6-9 pm to HUFA.  As if this isn’t a great enough reason to indulge in some…

Barre Fitness Classes for HUFA

June is Hands Up for Africa month at Barre Fitness in Yaletown!   This innovative fitness studio donates 100% of its Sunday “Raise the Barre” class (10:45 am) to a different charity each month. Classes are by donation (minimum $10). Come out and Raise the Barre! Yaletown Location only.

Donate Your Old Car to HUFA!

Starting May 2015, Donate A Car Canada is accepting vehicle donations of all types (cars, boats, motorcycles, RVs) on behalf of Hands Up for Africa. That means you can receive a tax receipt from HUFA for your old vehicle, and HUFA receives whatever it earns at auction; Donate A Car Canada takes care of all…