Jennie was referred to Covenant House at the age of 19. “[It] was the first place I’ve ever lived that I was safe and nobody could hurt me here. It’s the first place that I’ve ever felt that kind of sense of belonging, it’s the first place I’ve ever had a home.” Covenant House Vancouver […]
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The Easter Seals 24 Hour Camp Challenge is coming up June 13th and June 14th and is a community based fundraising event that involves groups of people participating in different camping and sporting events for 24 Hours. Easter Seals 24 Hour Camp Challenge The Easter Seals 24 Hour Camp Challenge event provides 12 hours of […]
The 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards happen tonight at the Vancouver Convention Centre as a near record-setting number of remarkable women have been nominated for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community. Awards will be handed out during a gala dinner and as the Social Media Sponsor, I will be posting live updates […]
Will play hockey for food! Five Hole for Food, the ultimate street hockey tournament in support of food banks across Canada, returns this summer with cities and event dates recently announced. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates St. John’s – George Street July 1st, 2015, 12:00pm to 3:00pm Halifax […]
Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food! After the […]