Archive for the category "charity"

Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates

May 6th, 2015 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 2015 in Vancouver

April 16th, 2015 @ 8:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Red Racer IPA for Autism

April 14th, 2015 @ 3:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

April is Autism Awareness Month and Central City Brewers + Distillers has launched their annual IPA for Autism fundraising initiative for Simon Fraser University’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG) research for children with autism. Red Racer IPA for Autism Throughout the month of April, Central City will donate $2 from every 6-pack of […]

Dare to Leap Rappelling Fundraiser in Downtown Vancouver

April 10th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you rappel 19 storeys down the side of Vancouver’s third tallest building, the Shaw Tower, all for a good local cause. Dare to Leap‘s inaugural fundraiser in support of Outward Bound Canada’s new Urban Youth Program takes place April 16th and there’s still time to sign up, fundraise, […]

Dining Out for Life

March 25th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you dine out on Thursday, March 26th — for breakfast, lunch or dinner — you’ll have the opportunity to support members of your community through this year’s Dining Out for Life campaign. Participating restaurants will donate 25% of their food sales that day to registered not-for-profits Friends For Life and A Loving Spoonful, which […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Tickets on Sale Now

March 23rd, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets are now on sale for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards, coming up on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Earlier this month the nominees were announced with a near record-setting number of remarkable women recognized for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community. YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees […]