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CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day 2014

December 1st, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last three years I have volunteered on the phones during CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day where radio listeners call in to make donations that support thousands of kids in BC each year. This one day “radio-thon” broadcast will take place on Thursday, December 4th live from the Terminal City Club in Downtown Vancouver […]

Canadian Red Cross Gift Guide

November 30th, 2014 @ 12:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Provide food, warmth, and comfort for your fellow Canadians in need this holiday season through the Canadian Red Cross Gift Guide. The Red Cross helps people affected by disasters in communities across Canada and you can really make a difference in someone’s life when you select items that ensure families and individuals receive support offered […]

Lights of Hope at St Paul’s Hospital

November 26th, 2014 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

St Paul’s Hospital will shine bright again this season as Lights of Hope illuminates Burrard Street starting November 27th. With 10 kilometers of string lights and more than 100,000 bulbs, this display is to dazzle and also inspire passersby to donate to St Paul’s in recognition of their support for our community. Photo credit: qasic […]

Hope in Shadows Calendar 2015

November 24th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2015 Hope in Shadows calendar is now for sale and you can scoop one up from your local vendor, located on a bustling street corner in Vancouver. There are a few layers to the Hope in Shadows project, starting with the photographs that go in the calendars. Hope in Shadows, based in the Downtown […]

Win Tickets to the Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss Game

November 21st, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants embody hockey with heart, especially with their annual Teddy Bear Toss which supports the CKNW Orphans Fund and The Province Empty Stocking Fund. Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss On Saturday, December 6th, as Vancouver takes on Saskatoon, fans are encourage to bring a new, unwrapped stuffed animal to the game and will […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train 2014

November 20th, 2014 @ 2:43pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train returns for its 17th season from November 27th until January 4th. Enjoy a dazzling light display, music, snacks, entertainment, and visits with Santa in the heart of Stanley Park. Photo credit: Bright Nights in Stanley Park Stanley Park Christmas Train Hours Thursday, November 27, 2014 until Thursday, […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2014

November 18th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Downtown Vancouver will see back-to-back parade weekends with the Grey Cup Parade on Saturday, November 29th followed by the annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, December 7th. Photo credit: Cameron on Flickr Rogers Santa Claus Parade When: Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: The Parade starts at Georgia and Broughton, travels east on […]

Surrey Santa Window Walk

November 13th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Downtown Surrey is the place to be next week as the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival lights up City Hall Plaza and just days before, the Santa Window Walk invites all to celebrate local businesses and charities. Surrey Santa Window Walk Where: Participating Businesses along King George Boulevard, North of 104th When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 […]