Archive for the category "charity"

6 Reasons to Become a Stanley Park Ecology Society Member

February 10th, 2016 @ 1:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We all love Stanley Park: The Seawall, the trails, the history, Bright Nights and Halloween Ghost Trains, and of course the nature that’s right on Downtown Vancouver’s doorstep. For just $20 a year you can become a member of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and contribute to the conservation of our city’s crown jewel. […]

5 Ways to Get Involved with Variety’s 50th Show of Hearts Telethon

February 9th, 2016 @ 4:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

5 Ways to Get Involved with Variety’s 50th Show of Hearts Telethon happening Saturday, February 13th and Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Shaw Pink Shirt Promises: Today is Safer Internet Day

February 9th, 2016 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is Safer Internet Day, an initiative focused on reducing cyberbullying and promoting responsible Internet use. Safer Internet Day When I was growing up, bullying involved punching, shoving, teasing, spreading bad rumours, keeping certain people out of a group, and getting certain people to “gang-up” on others. Now, with so many more ways to communicate […]

RunGo Dash for Dogs 2016

February 2nd, 2016 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The RunGo app, a running app with turn-by-turn instructions for popular running routes in cities like Vancouver, London, New York, and Seattle, is hosting the Dash for Dogs this month. This is a guided 10km, 5km or 2km run or walk through Stanley Park with proceeds going to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs. Photo via […]

Megaphone Magazine’s Big Sell

February 1st, 2016 @ 3:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Megaphone Magazine’s local vendors will be showing some local celebrities, politicians, and business leaders the ropes this Thursday as they pair up for the Big Sell. Megaphone Magazine’s Big Sell The Big Sell is a way to raise the profile of homelessness in our communities, and to highlight Megaphone’s social enterprise model as a means […]