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Vancouver Sock Drive with the Sock Granny

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 — 7:47am PST
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There’s an annual sock drive in Vancouver that’s spearheaded by a local in Little Mountain with a very big heart. Barbara Vance is a 76-year-old resident at the Little Mountain Place residential care facility in Vancouver and she’s come to be known as the “Sock Granny”. For the past three years, Barbara has been collecting […]

Joyful Post at Harbour Centre and The Vancouver Lookout

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 — 9:19am PST
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This Christmas, Harbour Centre and the Vancouver Lookout, in partnership with The Kettle Society, are inviting Vancouverites to make A Joyful Post to support people living with mental illness. Joyful Post at Harbour Centre and The Vancouver Lookout Where: Harbour Centre lobby (555 W Hastings, Vancouver) When: Monday to Friday through December 24th 11:00am to […]

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

Friday, November 25th, 2016 — 11:16am PST
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The Bright Night Christmas Train in Stanley Park is a highlight of the holiday season in my eyes. Not only does everyone get to share in the the magic of Stanley Park, but under millions of sparkling lights this event raises funds for such a worthy cause. Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park Dates […]

Cause We Care Hamper Drive 2016

Friday, November 25th, 2016 — 10:27am PST
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On Wednesday, December 7th, Cause We Care (in partnership with Capital Direct) will be hosting its 10th annual Christmas hamper drive where 200+ volunteers will assist in stuffing 750 hampers full of essential food items and small gifts. The hampers will be distributed to 25 frontline organizations in the Lower Mainland that support single mother-led […]

Giving Tuesday: Stanley Park Ecology Society

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 — 10:51am PST
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Tuesday, November 29th is recognized as “Giving Tuesday“, opening the season of giving around the world following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday unites charities, companies and individuals in the spirit of giving and over the next few days I’ll be profiling a few local organizations that you can support on this day – […]

Adopt-A-Family with the Surrey Christmas Bureau

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 — 2:18pm PST
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The Surrey Christmas Bureau Adopt-A-Family (“AAF”) program matches individuals, businesses, and other organizations with a family in need that has children under the age of 18. Each year they seek support from 1,000 sponsors so that every family and child in Surrey can celebrate Christmas. Adopt-A-Family with the Surrey Christmas Bureau By becoming an Adopt-A-Family […]