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About Us

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is one of Canada’s largest and most effective health charities. Over the last 60 years we have invested more than $1.39 billion in heart and stroke research, making us the largest contributor in Canada after the federal government. In that time, the death rate from heart disease and stroke has declined by more than 75 per cent.

The Foundation’s health promotion and advocacy programs across the country are saving lives every day. Working together, our employees, volunteers, donors and world-class researchers have made the Heart and Stroke Foundation what we are today: Canada’s most widely recognized and trusted authority on cardiovascular health. Our mission is to create healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together, we will make it happen.

Provincial Advisory Board

Back Row (L-R): Dr. Brian Ayotte, Ms. Jennifer Molgat, Dr. John B. Falconer Ms. Lynne Charbonneau, Mr. Diego Marchese
Front Row (L-R): Ms. Patti Young, Ms. Adrienne Bakker (CEO), Mr. Praveen Varshney, Ms. Charlene Ripley
Missing from photo: Mr. Irfhan Rajani (Chair), Mr. Bob Gallagher and Mr. John DeLucchi

Serving the people of BC & Yukon

Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC & Yukon
200-1212 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V2
(778) 372-8000

Founded: 1955

Charitable registration number: 10684 6942 RR0001

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC & Yukon adheres to Imagine Canada Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code.
Read the abridged code of ethics.