What I have learned over the years, through covering events like We Day in Vancouver, is that it’s equally important to give and act locally as well as globally. This Christmas, you can select a gift that will be much more than a box wrapped with a bow under the tree. You can help children […]
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On Tuesday December 8th, Cause We Care will be hosting its 9th annual Christmas hamper drive where 200+ volunteers will assist in stuffing 650 hampers full of essential food items and small gifts, which will then be delivered to low-income single mother-led families. Cause We Care Hamper Drive ￼Over the last eight years, Cause We […]
Mark your calendars! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 is the 38th Annual CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day. This full day “radio-thon” is broadcast live on CKNW News Talk AM980 from the beautiful Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. The Fund’s largest fundraiser of the year, last year Pledge Day was able to raise over $1.8 million […]
There is still time to sign up to Adopt-A-Family this season through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. With the stress of the holidays piling up for many, on top of any everyday pressures, you can give the gift of peace of mind, a wonderful meal, and gifts to a family in need in your community this year.
The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park is open Thursday, November 26, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016 and is closed on Friday, December 25 for Christmas. Admission to the train plaza is by donation ($4 suggested). Enjoy three million twinkling lights, displays, live performers, and get photos with Santa. Purchase snacks, hot and cold drinks, and light meals at the Railway Café concession stand. Or buy hot buttered popcorn at the Stanley Park Ecology Society’s Cob House in the plaza.