Recipients of the 2016 Pemberton Music Festival Community Fund have been announced.

Sixteen local organizations will benefit from grants, made possible via a portion of proceeds from each ticket sold from the 2016 Pemberton Music Festival.

A.J. Niland, Founder and Chairman of HUKA Entertainment says “The communities of Pemberton and Lil’wat Nation have been integral to the success of the Pemberton Music Festival. One of the most rewarding aspects of the festival is being able to reciprocate that support and show our appreciation to this great community through the Pemberton Music Festival Community Fund.”


The 2016 recipients are:

Lil’wat Nation – Cultural Enrichment Program & Anti-Bullying Day

Lil’wat Kwezan’tsut Rediscovery Society – Summer Cultural Camp

Pemberton Canoe Association – Flat water outrigger equipment

Pemberton Farmers Market – Nutritional Coupon Program

Pemberton Fire Fighters Association – Cold Smoke Building Training Facility

Pemberton Gymnastics – Gymnastics Equipment

Pemberton Lion’s Activities Society – Outdoor Recreation Area project

Pemberton Multicultural Network – Garden Plot expansion and Canning & Preserving program

Pemberton Off Road Cycling Association – First Aid Packs & Program Leader Jerseys

Pemberton Valley Seniors Society – Men’s Shed Project

Sea to Sky Community Services – Pemberton Food Bank – Milk & Meat Coupon Program

Signal Hill Elementary School – Breakfast & Lunch Program

Southern Stl’atl’imx Health Society – Feeding People, Feeding Communities Program

Stewardship Pemberton – Feasting for Change Program

Xet’olcaw Community School – Agricultural Initiative Program – Community Garden



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