Archive for the category "charity"

Fill a Stocking for Beauty Night

November 10th, 2015 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Beauty Night Society is a non-profit organization in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that is committed to bettering the self-esteem, image, and lives of women living in poverty. In their 15 years in service, they have given over 50,000 life-makeovers and that work continues this season. Fill a Stocking for Beauty Night In addition to Beauty […]

Where to Donate Warm Clothing and Blankets This Season

November 3rd, 2015 @ 3:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The longest running blanket drive in the region, the Realtors Care Blanket Drive, returns November 16th to November 23rd, 2015. Since 1994, this campaign has helped more than 250,000 people in need through donations of warm coats, clothing, blankets, and more. REALTORS Care Blanket Drive Where to Donate Warm Clothing and Blankets This Season Real […]

Covenant House Sleep Out Campaign

November 1st, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year when the temperature drops, the night sky clouds over, frost forms, and I sleep outside on the asphalt in one of Downtown Vancouver’s back alleys. It’s a miserable night, but I only do it once. There are others who have to do it every single night, and that’s the life […]

20 Years of Canuck Place

October 29th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is marking its 20th anniversary this year, after first opening its doors in November of 1995 and becoming North America’s first free-standing children’s hospice. Having attended the annual Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala for a few years now, I have heard about their incredible work and impact in the community […]

Thrill the World Surrey 2015

October 19th, 2015 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thrill the World is coming up as local groups, in communities around the world, simultaneously take part in the world record attempt for the most people dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller at the same time. The event is fun for dancers (and non dancers who want to learn the moves), families, those who love to […]