The We Create Change penny drive was launched last year to support clean water projects around the world. It is an initiative of Free the Children, the presenters of We Day which encourages school kids to get involved in their community, and also help their community assist others. 4 water jugs filled with pennies equals [...]
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Surprise a special someone this Valentine’s Day by ordering them a CandyGram from A Loving Spoonful that will show you care about them and this great local cause. Order your CandyGram now for only $10 online and it can be sent anywhere in Canada (when booked by February 6th for Eastern Canada and February 8th [...]
The 19th annual Taste BC fundraising event, that pairs food and drink with helping out a deserving local cause, returns Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Hoted by Liberty Wine Merchants locations. Proceeds will once again support the BC Children’s Hospital’s Oak Tree Clinic. Follow Taste BC on Facebook and Twitter for more information.
It’s a new year and soon it will be time to take down decorations and slip into post-holiday routines. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree, there are a handful of chipping events around town that will take it off your hands and support a great local cause in the process: Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy [...]
The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim will have its 93rd run on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013. This free event is open to the entire community and all those brave enough to splash in the waters of English Bay on the first day of the year. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English [...]
This holiday season Virgin Mobile Canada’s RE*Generation is doing some good as they raise $200,000 for at-risk and homeless youth programs in Canada. For a limited time you can purchase a special Virgin Mobile Canada RE*Generation Samsung Galaxy Ace II x and $15 from the sale of the phone will go directly to the Virgin [...]
The kind-hearted staff at two Lower Mainland White Spot restaurant locations are once again prepared to donate their time, tips, and net proceeds to a very worthy local causes on Christmas Day. The White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity will take place on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following locations: [...]
There’s nothing like instilling and celebrating a sense of community pride, like Rob Geary and Luis Galvan of Welcome to East Van have done since they started the brand in 2006. The goal was to inspire the community to embrace, develop, and evolve its identity. This year, like last year, they’re running the “12 Days [...]