Archive for the category "charity"

Vancouver Beach Chair

March 16th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Essential for afternoons at Third Beach, or breaks from volleyball on the sand in Kitsilano, Gallant & Jones has released the Vancouver Beach Chair for the season, a collaboration with local talented textiles designers KT&Paul. The Vancouver Beach Chair is all handmade with a solid frame and fabric back, designed and hand printed in Vancouver. […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Nominees Announced

March 12th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The nominees for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards have been 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 Congratulations to all of the nominees in the following categories: Business & the Professions Kathy Butler Wendy Chu Lawrie […]

Canuck Place Clothing Drive

March 9th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Your spring cleaning efforts this season can help benefit Canuck Place Children’s Hospice as they host a clothing and textiles drive this week in Abbotsford and Vancouver. Stop by the Canuck Place Clothing Drive at these locations: Canuck Place Abbotsford 32772 Marshall Road Monday, March 9th to Friday, March 13th From 9:00am to 5:00pm all […]

Macaron Day in Vancouver

March 4th, 2015 @ 10:08am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The fourth 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 […]

Pay it Forward with Sumac Ridge

February 26th, 2015 @ 3:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sumac Ridge is kicking off a yearlong do-good campaign and they invited me to help them Pay it Forward this month. The Summerland, BC winery offered up $500 so that I could help out a local charity, and after touring the Dress for Success Vancouver offices last fall, they immediately came to mind. Dress for […]

A Night Out for Music Heals at The Rickshaw

February 24th, 2015 @ 7:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The bar and nightclub industry will join together to support music therapy efforts in Canada during the 4th annual A Night Out for Music Heals, happening in over a dozen cities across Canada on March 7th. When you head out to one of over 40 participating venues, $1 from your cover will go directly to […]