Here are several charity organizations and events that the Empress Hotel supports in order to build a stronger and more vibrant local community.  Learn more about these great organizations by following the links below.  


Cause We Care Foundation

Cause We Care was founded in 2007 for the purpose of assisting single mothers and children living in poverty in our community.  We believe that through the act of giving (time, resources and funds) positive change can happen for both single mothers and children in need.


Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in 100+ communities across Canada.


Union Gospel Mission

Union Gospel Mission is determined to transform communities by overcoming poverty, homelessness, and addiction
one life at a time.


Megaphone Magazine

Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy the magazine for 75 cents and sell it for $2, keeping the profit and earning a sense of pride and dignity.