Archive for the category "charity"

Rogers Santa Claus Parade in Vancouver

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 — 11:00am PST
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The 13th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade will hit the streets of Downtown Vancouver on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12:00pm in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. This festive event, including many local organizations and businesses, is the largest Christmas parade celebrated in Western Canada and is considered a kick-off to the […]

Yule Duel in Gastown: Carolling for a Cause

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 — 2:39pm PST
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Vancouver’s largest outdoor carolling competition is returning to Gastown for its 2nd year! Yule Duel brings together Vancouver’s top choirs and some of the city’s most notable personalities to fundraise for May’s Place which provides much-needed compassionate end-of-life care to vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside. Yule Duel in Gastown Under the canopy of fairy […]

Nominations Open for the 2017 Women of Distinction Awards

Monday, October 31st, 2016 — 9:21am PST
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Nominations are now open for the 34th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. Recognizing local women for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community, the awards will be handed out at a ceremony in May of 2017. Nominations Open You can nominate an individual or a workplace in the following categories: Arts, Culture & […]

Enter to Win a London Drugs Prize Pack When You Support My Sleep Out Campaign

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 — 12:01pm PST
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On November 17th I will be sleeping outside in Downtown Vancouver so that homeless youth don’t have to. It’s a miserable evening in the cold (and rain) that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. There is a great part to the experience though, I get to help raise funds for Covenant House so that no youth […]

Thrill The World Vancouver 2016

Monday, October 24th, 2016 — 10:25am PST
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Thrill The World Vancouver is back again, joining other cities around the world for one big, global, simultaneous Thriller dance on October 29th, where local causes are also supported. Thrill The World Vancouver 2016 Where: Olympic Village Plaza When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 3:00pm (rain or shine). Arrive early (from 12:00pm) for rehearsals and […]

Variety Week in BC & Variety Week Street Festival

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 — 1:11pm PST
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The Government of British Columbia has declared October 31st to November 4th Variety Week in BC in support of Variety – The Children’s Charity. From Monday to Friday, you can tune into Global BC newscasts for stories, interviews and entertainment that will showcase how Variety helps organizations and kids in your own community and throughout […]