Archive for the category "charity"

Upgrade Your World with Microsoft Windows 10

July 29th, 2015 @ 8:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a big day in the tech and business world as Microsoft consumers using Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Phone can upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest operating system. Windows 10 is available as a free upgrade for the first year after launch and will continue to be supported for the lifetime of […]

Queen Elizabeth Park Zipline for a Cause

July 16th, 2015 @ 4:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photograph by: Rebecca BlissettVancouver Courier The temporary Queen Elizabeth Park zipline opened earlier this month, celebrating the park’s 75th anniversary. Starting from Bloedel Conservatory at the top of Little Mountain Park, it runs 190 meters, offering an over-the-top view of the park’s manicured gardens. Open daily (weather permitting) between 11:00am and 8:00pm, riders (between 60 […]

Conconi Challenge Donation Matching for Canuck Place

July 6th, 2015 @ 6:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer you can support children with life-threatening illness in Vancouver by donating to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Throughout the month of July, your donation will go even further as the Robert L. Conconi Foundation has pledged $200,000 for a match campaign. Conconi Challenge All donations made through the Conconi Challenge link online or by […]

darelle’s #DriveTo25: Local Company Launches Charitable Campaign

June 29th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The cause-driven online marketplace, darelle, is launching a campaign this week in Vancouver by donating up to $25,000 to charities. They will donate $1 for every eligible new user that registers and joins a ‘Buy Request’ between June 29th and July 12th, 2015. How it Works darelle uses an innovative supply and demand model that […]

Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Game at Nat Bailey

June 17th, 2015 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians have invited local media personalities (myself included) to step up to the plate at Nat Bailey Stadium on June 24th for the annual Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game. We’ll play in a six-inning ball game at this historic stadium in support of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. I’d like to […]

Covenant House June Matching Campaign

June 2nd, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]