Archive for the category "charity"

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Online Auction

May 26th, 2014 @ 8:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The CKNW Orphans’ Fund is hosting their annual online auction, on now until June 4th at 8:00pm. There are over 40 items and packages available to choose from this year, with net proceeds supporting special needs kids in BC. CKNW Orphans’ Fund Online Auction You can bid on electronics, sports tickets and memorabilia, getaway packages, […]

Purolator Tackle Hunger with WhitecapsFC

May 23rd, 2014 @ 8:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whitecaps FC have teamed up with Purolator Tackle Hunger to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. On Saturday, May 24th, food bank volunteers will be set up in front of BC Place Stadium on Terry Fox Plaza at 2:30pm, ahead of the 4:00pm kick-off, to collect your donations of non-perishable food items. The first 400 […]

Virgin Mobile RE*Generation Giveaway

May 23rd, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Virgin Mobile recently announced its newest RE*Generation phone, the Samsung GALAXY S5. Not only is this a highly-anticipated and talked-about phone — due in part to its 16MP camera, 16GB of memory and Android™ 4.4.2 KitKat® operating system — but it also does some good. Right now, $15 from the sale of every GALAXY S5 […]

Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf and Pride Night

May 18th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday was the International Day Against Homophobia and last year, Vancouver Whitecaps FC participated by changing their online profile images to rainbow logos. This year, they took it up another notch and released a rainbow scarf for everyone to show their support along with the team. Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf, in partnership with Gameday Merchandising. […]

Woman2Warrior

May 8th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Woman2Warrior, an obstacle adventure race in support of BC Easter Seals Camps, is happening on May 25th at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. About Woman2Warrior Woman2Warrior is a non-timed run covering about 5km of trails, track, and grass around Burnaby Central Park and Swangard Stadium. The course features obstacles to test your strength, agility, balance, and […]

CANstruction Vancouver 2014

May 6th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everybody’s favourite food + art + charity project has returned as CANstruction sets up shop inside several downtown buildings. Running from May 11th until May 16th, this free public exhibition showcases colossal structures made entirely out of full cans of food. CANstruction Vancouver Locations After the structures are built, the creations go on display to […]

Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival

April 8th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Autism Awareness Month and that means that the Canucks Autism Network (“CAN”) is hosting its CAN Family Festival on Saturday, April 12th. What: Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival Where Jack Poole Plaza (Vancouver Convention Centre) When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:00am-2:30pm Cost: Free. Open to the public. All ages welcome. The day […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2014: Tickets On Sale Now

April 3rd, 2014 @ 7:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets are now on sale for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards ceremony taking place on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Westin Bayshore. I have had the pleasure of being the Social Media Sponsor of this event for the last five years and on top of the recognition of remarkable women in our community, […]