Archive for the category "charity"

Paying it Forward with Sumac Ridge and Dress for Success Vancouver

March 22nd, 2016 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

To celebrate its 35th vintage, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery spent an entire year thanking its loyal customers for their support through a Pay It Forward campaign. From a non-profit dental clinic on Vancouver Island to an ice rink in the North Okanagan, two dozen British Columbians and Albertans were rewarded for giving back to their […]

Feed it Forward with Maple Leaf Foods

March 19th, 2016 @ 10:22am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A combination of rising food costs and a flood bills can make managing budgets this time of year, for many, a little more difficult than usual. Maple Leaf Foods wants to alleviate some of the pressure Canadian families are experiencing. Through efforts that started on Family Day, Maple Leaf is giving 10,000 families across Canada […]

Macaron Day in Vancouver 2016

March 3rd, 2016 @ 2:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The fifth Macaron Day in Vancouver is coming up on March 20th, joining bakeries, cafes and bistros around the world to support local causes, one sweet treat at a time. Macaron Day Macaron Day was founded in France (le jour du macaron) by Pierre Hermé years ago. It’s a day to celebrate the colours of […]

Dining Out For Life 2016

March 2nd, 2016 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Thursday, March 10, 2016, Dining Out For Life returns for its 22nd year in support of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses in BC. Dining Out for Life With over 100 participating restaurants, from Whistler to White Rock, Dining Out For Life is British Columbia’s largest hospitality fundraiser. A full […]

VTSL Grapes of Laugh

February 17th, 2016 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It always feel good to laugh, whether it’s decreasing your stress while releasing your body’s feel-good endorphins, or because you’re simply having a great time with friends and loved ones. Vancouver TheatreSports League (“VTSL”) makes sure audiences get to experience their laugh-inducing shows both at their home on Granville Island and out in the community. […]

6 Reasons to Become a Stanley Park Ecology Society Member

February 10th, 2016 @ 1:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We all love Stanley Park: The Seawall, the trails, the history, Bright Nights and Halloween Ghost Trains, and of course the nature that’s right on Downtown Vancouver’s doorstep. For just $20 a year you can become a member of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and contribute to the conservation of our city’s crown jewel. […]