Power By You steps up

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Power By You steps up

14 Jun , 2016   Gallery

This past weekend June 12th, Power By You held an event Burpees for Charity at their local gym.  This event’s goal was to work out for the young women living at the Pura Vida Shelter in Cusco, Peru.  The idea was to raise awareness to the growing problem in Peru with child prostitution and violence…

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A business man’s decision to help.

1 Feb , 2016   Gallery

Darril Beninger is an investment funds advisor for Manulife Securities and an insurance sales specialist.  He has been in the business since 1986, and with his wife by his side they were able to build Kootenay Valley Financial Services into a successful and very locally involved business located in the historic town of Nelson, BC….

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The Two Dollar Campaign

30 Nov , 2015  

This December we are kicking off the holiday season with a very simple but very impactful campaign.  The two dollar campaign is something everyone can help with.  For only $2!!! That is all, only $2 to change the life of a girl facing sexual exploitation and abuse as I write this!  Please take 5 minutes,…

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Pura Vida and 8.1.2 teaming up

16 Nov , 2015  

  Nathan Beninger a representative of The Pura Vida Foundation made his annual fundraising trip to Waterloo, Ontario in September 2015.  Not only was this a learning and networking trip, Nathan had the pleasure of meeting the Co-owner of 8.1.2 Leather, Darshan Patel.  8.1.2 is an idea that quickly transformed into a passion for social…


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The Burns Family Paying it Forward

10 Nov , 2015   Gallery

In 2013, the Pura Vida Foundation opened their doors to two volunteers from St. Jerome’s University who had previously visited the Pura Vida shelter on a service learning experience. Jess Burns and Bess Mitchell worked together to help a young boy named Ricardo, who was born without part of one leg, find a new prosthetic…

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The Pura Vida’s Dreams for the Future

5 Apr , 2015   Gallery

In May 2013 The Pura Vida Foundation was able to purchase a 3,660 square meter piece of land in a rural community 2 hours from Cusco, Peru.  This new facility will be able to house and rehabilitate up to 50 kids at any given time.  We are also planning on using this new facility to…

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