Archive for the category "charity"

White Spot Pirate Pak Day 2013

August 7th, 2013 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A friend of mine, up to the age of 16, used to put her hair in pigtails to appear younger at White Spot just so she could order a Pirate Pak from the kids menu. Lucky for her, and the rest of us that have outgrown kids meals, it’s almost time for Pirate Pak Day […]

Five Hole For Food Vancouver 2013

July 16th, 2013 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Five Hole For Food is wrapping up its 4th annual cross-Canada road hockey campaign that raises food and funds for charities in the communities that host their games. From St. John’s to Halifax, Ottawa to Calgary and in between, the concept is pretty simple: Show up with a donation for your local food bank and […]

KISS Army Depot in Vancouver

July 3rd, 2013 @ 7:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s always a pop-up store opening up in Vancouver for a season but there’s never been one with as much rock and roll clout as this. Legendary rockers KISS are celebrating the release of their studio album Monster with a month-long Canadian tour and the opening of three KISS Army Depot pop-up shops across the […]

Be BOLD Campaign and Gala

June 11th, 2013 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two local women, Joanne Greenwood (President and Co-Founder of Bully Free Zone Canada) and Susan Gable (Yellow Balloon Photography), started a unique anti-bullying campaign, Be BOLD, back in April and since that time it has caught on around the globe. They put together anti-bullying messaging through photography that has individuals holding framed chalkboards featuring one […]

Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game at Nat Bailey Stadium

June 6th, 2013 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians are hosting the inaugural Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game, presented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon and Deloitte, on Wednesday, June 12th out at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. This game, played by local media personalities (including yours truly), celebrities and dignitaries, is in partnership with St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation […]

Love Global Mini Golf Tournament 2013

June 3rd, 2013 @ 1:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC’s only mini golf tournament returns to Cultus Lake this summer, raising funds for Love Global‘s international school development projects. This family event will bring together 200 participants (in teams) who will compete to become mini golf champions. Enjoy a full day of mini golf, raffle prize giveaways, lunch, and games and a visit from […]

Rock for Paws: Benefiting Paws for Hope

May 16th, 2013 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is hosting their first ever rock concert fundraiser at the end of May to raise awareness about animal welfare issues and to have a good time in the process. Rock for Paws will take place on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7:30pm at Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street at Victoria […]

Grouse Grind For Kids 2013

May 10th, 2013 @ 3:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Grouse Grind, Vancouver’s favourite natural stairclimber, opens for the season on Saturday, May 11, 2013 and whether you complete it once or even fifty times this season you can support a great local campaign with each step. Photo credit: Mt. Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s With the opening of the popular 2.9km mountain route […]