Archive for the category "charity"

UNICEF Survival Gifts for Christmas

December 11th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Cause We Care Hamper Drive

December 5th, 2015 @ 10:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day

November 29th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

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 […]

Adopt-A-Family with Surrey Christmas Bureau

November 27th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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.

Transat Auction for a Cause

November 26th, 2015 @ 9:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The holiday season is a time when we not only enjoy the comforts of home, but also dream of warm getaways with sandy beaches and palm trees. It’s also a time for giving back and this Cyber Monday, you can roll all of these delights into one. You will be able to bid on your […]

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

November 23rd, 2015 @ 10:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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.