Why We Do It?
We believe in a Social Responsibility to care for one another, and our important role in helping people and businesses 'give back' to their communities. We believe Community Care is a city-wide joint responsibility of all of us to work together for those in the greatest need in our PoMo. We help our City to THRIVE not just survive!!!
“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.” – Albert Einstein
Our Foundation inspires the culture of Philanthropy in our Community.
Philanthropy (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) means etymologically, the love of humanity, in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing, and enhancing what it means to be human. In this meaning, it involves both the benefactor in their identifying and exercising their values, and the beneficiary in their receipt and benefit from the service or goods provided. A conventional modern definition is "private initiatives, for public good, focusing on quality of life," which combines an original humanistic tradition with a social scientific aspect developed in the 20th century. The definition also serves to contrast philanthropy with business endeavours, which are private initiatives for private good, e.g., focusing on material gain, and with government endeavours, which are public initiatives for public good, e.g., focusing on provision of public services.[not verified in body] A person who practices philanthropy is called a philanthropist.
We believe in the power of educating and mentoring our Port Moody to help individuals reach their personal, professional and philanthropic goals.
PoMo Talks is a way to share knowledge in our Community. See what’s happening next on our City’s Community Calendar.
Use our Resources on site or contact us directly for ways to get involved in your Community, in an area that interests you!
We are constantly seeking talented individuals in our Community willing help others wishing to develop theirs!
Connect with us to find out ways you may Get Involved in your PoMo!
Have a Voice. We believe in the independent backbone of our Port Moody Foundation. We are our Residents acting for our residents. See Media for more on the importance of Advocacy within your Community.