Archive for the category "charity"

Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

February 8th, 2015 @ 12:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 49th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon takes place on Valentine’s weekend, airing on Global BC February 14th and 15th, and there’s a lot in store for BC viewers and supporters this year. Variety Show of Hearts Telethon Beginning at 6:00pm on Saturday, and winding up at 5:00pm Sunday evening, the two-day show features […]

Coldest Night of the Year Walk

February 2nd, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 80 communities across Canada on Saturday, February 21st, 2015. In BC alone, there are 19 registered walks, each supporting organizations and services in their own communities. Coldest Night of the Year Walk Scheduled […]

Toque Tuesday 2015

January 29th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Though it’s commonly known outside of the country as a beanie, wool hat or a knit-cap, it’s a toque to us and it’s playing an important role on Tuesday as it helps find long term solutions to end homelessness in Canada. Toque Tuesday Toque Tuesday is a part of a national campaign that has been […]

CandyGrams for a Cause

January 27th, 2015 @ 12:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A Loving Spoonful‘s popular CandyGrams campaign returns for Valentine’s Day this year, allowing you to send the message of your choice to a special recipient along with two delicious heart-shaped chocolates from Purdy’s, and more! Send CandyGrams Senders can select a friendly, flirty or frisky message from 150 options (filed under Like, Love and Lust) […]

RunGo Dash for Dogs

January 21st, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The RunGo app, a running app with turn-by-turn instructions for popular running routes in cities like Vancouver, London, New York, and Seattle, is hosting the Dash for Dogs in February. This is a guided 10km, 5km or 2km run or walk through Stanley Park with 100% of proceeds going to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs. […]

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival 2015

January 8th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns this month as over two dozen local purveyors offer up almost sixty delightfully tasty and creative cocoa concoctions that you can order between January 17th and February 14th. Photo credit: stephbond on Flickr Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, gelato and ice cream shops draw […]

#SingItFwd with K-os, Hey Ocean, Dear Rouge, Bear Mountain

January 5th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

#SingItFwd is a local charity concert like no other, bringing together renowned acts for an acoustic evening to raise funds for Saint James Music Academy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. This year’s lineup, presented by 102.7 The Peak and The Vogue Theatre on January 8th, includes K-os, Hey Ocean!, July Talk, Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, […]