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PIRS offers regular programming and services and hosts events for special causes and occasions. If you are a program participant or interested in joining our events, please view our programs calendar.

Upcoming Events

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Vancouver Half Marathon

Our community comes together every year to support immigrant and refugee women and children by participating in the Vancouver Half Marathon (VHM).

Read more about our Vancouver Half Marathon fundraiser.


Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

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Women and children served

Since 1975, PIRS served 17,716 women and 9,116 children and counting.

Newcomer Support

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Women trained

84 women completed training programs in 2023 to become more effective leaders in their communities.

Women Leadership & Training

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Food hampers distributed

448 people continue to be served weekly through the emergency Food Hub.

Social Innovation & System Change

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We need donors like you to help newcomer women and their children thrive in Canada.