Archive for the category "charity"

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

January 2nd, 2015 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver and surrounding cities for 2015. Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Green Bin Recycling In Vancouver you can […]

Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver

December 29th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aside from the White Rock Polar Bear Swim and the 95th annual event in English Bay, you ring in the new year with a chilly dip in Deep Cove during the annual Penguin Plunge at Panorama Park. Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver The Penguin Plunge is January 1, 2015 at Panorama Park at Deep Cove. […]

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay

December 27th, 2014 @ 1:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 95th year on January 1, 2015. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s […]

Gifts for Stanley Park: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 18th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and its volunteers work hard to conserve, protect, educate and research to ensure that Stanley Park remains a bastion of natural wonder and beauty, and the Best Park in the World. If you’ve followed Miss604 online — whether on the blog, Twitter, or Instagram — you’ll know how much […]

Chimp Charitable Giving Giveaway

December 16th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chimp a local Vancouver company that empowers people and organizations to manage and amplify their charitable impact. Used by individuals, groups, companies, and charities, Chimp allows you to host an online account from which you manage donations to your favourite charities or give the gift of a cause neutral charitable contribution to friends, family, and […]

White Spot Christmas Day Lunch

December 16th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The White Spot Christmas Day lunch for charity is back again this year as management and staff at two locations continue a decade-long tradition of donating their time, tips and proceeds to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity. White Spot Christmas Day Lunch for Charity The Kingsway Vancouver and Richmond Centre […]