Archive for the category "charity"

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award

May 18th, 2016 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park

May 15th, 2016 @ 1:38pm by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver

May 12th, 2016 @ 7:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Enjoy mini golf for a cause, combined with beloved children’s literature themes at the Hastings Hole-in-One weekend fundraiser for The Writers’ Exchange. Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver Here There is joining forces with The Writers’ Exchange to pull stories from the pages of your favourite kid’s books and put them onto the green for Hastings […]

Connecting the Community: YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

April 20th, 2016 @ 7:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Voting is now open for the Connecting the Community Award, the “Peoples’ Choice” component of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards that also allows nominees to give back $10,000 to YWCA programs, thanks to Scotiabank. All YWCA Women of Distinction nominees are eligible to win the Connecting the Community Award, which raises vital funds for […]

Big Love Ball in Stanley Park

April 6th, 2016 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s always room for more love in this world, and when it’s written right across a giant, inflatable, bouncy ball, it brings even more smiles to faces. This weekend you can get your photo with the Big Love Ball in Stanley Park. Big Love Ball in Stanley Park When: Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 2:00pm […]

Jeans Day 2016

April 6th, 2016 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s April and that means that the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is once again hosting Jeans Day. Purchase your $5 dollar button or $20 lapel pin and deck yourself out in denim on April 28th. Grab your jeans, denim shirt, denim jacket, cover your laptop and bag in denim and #JeanUp for BC’s Kids! Jeans […]