Archive for the category "charity"

Covenant House Donation Matching June 2016


Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 — 11:42am PDT
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This month, every dollar you donate to Covenant House Vancouver will be doubled up to $100,000! Many of us come face to face with homelessness every day in Metro Vancouver. Homelessness can look like a young person sleeping in a doorway, other times it might be someone asking you to spare some change. Often it […]

Salmonberries in Stanley Park


Sunday, June 12th, 2016 — 10:49am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Award Winners


Thursday, June 9th, 2016 — 9:07am PDT
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The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards were held in Vancouver last night, hosted by the YWCA of Metro Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Over 1,300 guests, dignitaries, and nominees were in attendance to celebrate over 80 women who were nominated for awards this year. “To strong women:May we know them, may we raise […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award


Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 — 3:57pm PDT
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I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park


Sunday, May 15th, 2016 — 1:38pm PDT
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This post has been contributed by Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver


Thursday, May 12th, 2016 — 7:07pm PDT
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Enjoy mini golf for a cause, combined with beloved children’s literature themes at the Hastings Hole-in-One weekend fundraiser for The Writers’ Exchange. Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver Here There is joining forces with The Writers’ Exchange to pull stories from the pages of your favourite kid’s books and put them onto the green for Hastings […]