This is what solidarity looks like

We are all volunteers

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VIC FAN is in its tenth year as a registered non-profit society on Coast Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth land, Vancouver Island, BC. Our leaders are indigenous women and feminists. We are all volunteers with no paid staff or fancy offices. We don't receive government grants or corporate sponsorships. Our funding comes from the community and goes directly to our projects.

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Contact Zoe: ac.tsaocdliw|eoz#ac.tsaocdliw|eoz

Forest Action Hotline, day or night: 250-813-3569

Send letters and donations to VIC FAN, PO Box 75, Port Renfrew BC V0S 1K0.

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Accomplishments

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Raised over $100,000 for Unist'ot'en Camp and the Healing Centre
Coordinated the Caravan to Unist'ot'en Camp for four years
Assisted more than six hundred volunteers
Delivered fifteen tons of food and supplies
Raised legal hell over RCMP threats to indigenous activists
Helped stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline
Defeated an illegal development on the South Island

We are only a few volunteers but we have thousands of supporters worldwide. Thank you all!

Get on the team

Be a part of this movement! Join land defenders, pipeline blockaders, and their supporters across BC. Become a sponsor for our comrades defending the Wild Coast and all over Turtle Island.

On southern Vancouver Island, Wild Coast Action Teams are mapping old-growth forest and challenging unethical and illegal development with members of the Pacheedaht First Nation.

Participate in days of action, art, and training in the city and out in the bush. This historic movement to protect land and water needs you.

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Fight to win

Support our work: VIC FAN is autonomous, anti-racist, eco-feminist, and fierce in defense of the land. Our work is 100% community-funded, with no grants from big business, Big Greens or any governments.

FAN vs. Enbridge: We started an international divestment campaign to drop Enbridge stock, starting with Vancity Credit Union. FAN coordinates the annual Caravan to Unis'tot'en Camp to support indigenous people blocking the pipeline route in Northern BC.

FAN vs. Marine Trail Resort: Defeated a West Vancouver developer's plan for a 300-home subdivision along Juan de Fuca Marine Trail Park. This plan for a massive vacation-home development between China Beach and Sombrio Beach was an unacceptable violation of a much-loved wilderness trail. FAN mobilized thousands of residents to the island's largest public hearing, and delivered the legal report that knocked that plan out of the park.

FAN vs. Bear Mountain: Fought to preserve indigenous heritage sites at SPAET (Skirt Mountain) and exposed developer Len Barrie's unethical and illegal practices, which helped lead to his downfall at the hands of creditors and Revenue Canada. Barrie is bankrupt, but many indigenous heritage sites remain on SPAET.

Read our Code of Conduct

Become a community sponsor

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Supporters on Vancouver Island and across the continent help supply our teams with camping gear, food, and travel to frontline occupations year-round. Ask about joining our Community Hall of Fame.

We regret that Revenue Canada does not allow advocacy groups to issue tax receipts.

Annual Reports

2015 income
Individual and business donations 64,263.44
Grant funding 2000
Interest 13.68
Total income 66,277.12

Expenses
Projects
- Unist'ot'en Camp, Healing Centre, and Caravan 46,860.32
- House of Solidarity 11,235.96
- Other frontline campaigns 2203.79
Office and administration 4868.78
Total expenses 65,999.59

2014 Income
Benefits and community events 13,172.94
Individual and business donations 12,515.75
Grant funding 4975
Total income 30,663.69

Expenses
Projects
- Tse Wedi Elh (Unist'ot'en Clan) 20,481.15
- Caravan to Unis'tot'en Camp 6606.46
Office and administration 3169.00
Total expenses 30,256.61

Thank you! Keep the spirit!

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