Our Impact

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We are proud to have served our community for almost 50 years. PIRS is a supportive community, empowering women to rise out of isolation and integrate into life in Canada. We are so thankful for the women, who put their trust in us, and the community members, who make our ongoing work possible.

Our Impact in 2021-2022 Program Year

This year we provided services to 942 women and 374 children across 22 programs.

Our emergency Food Hub continues to support 448 people weekly. A total of 3,679 healthy food hampers were distributed this year.

71 generous program volunteers contributed over 2,500 hours of service within programs and as board and committee volunteers!

We couldn’t have done it without the support of our community and partners! We are grateful for our volunteers and donors who continue to uplift our work.

To learn more about our past program years and impact, please visit our Annual Reports page.


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.