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Archive for the category "charity"

Vancouver Table Hockey Extravaganza Challenge

September 16th, 2013 @ 11:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’ve played street hockey for charity in downtown Vancouver but it’s now table hockey’s turn to gather players and support two great local causes. Local sports blog and podcast Pucked in the Head is organizing the Vancouver Table Hockey Extravaganza Friday, September 20 and Saturday September 21, 2013. Vancouver Table Hockey Extravaganza Challenge On Friday […]

Music Therapy Ride 2013

September 11th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Saturday you can join the 12th annual Music Therapy Ride from Richmond to Whistler to raise funds for community-based music therapy services in British Columbia. This charity motorcycle ride, escorted all the way by the Vancouver Police Department’s Motorcycle Drill Team, will set out from the River Rock Casino after breakfast and head right […]

Cinematheque Kickstarter Quest for Digital Cinema

September 10th, 2013 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Movie houses in Vancouver have had a rough time in recent years with legal battles and closures for some. One Vancouver film institution, The Cinematheque, is doing what it can now by enlisting the public to assist in funding for their digital conversion – ensuring that a legacy of film preservation and entertainment lives on […]

Vancouver Tweed Ride

September 3rd, 2013 @ 9:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first organized Vancouver Tweed Ride will take to the streets on September 15th with riders sporting fashions of a bygone era, using vintage bicycles if they can, and celebrating the history of cycling culture. The ride will begin at The Vancouver Club and will include stops at C Restaurant for high tea and refreshments. […]

Pet Bed Giveaway in Support of BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

August 21st, 2013 @ 9:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk is coming up on Sunday, September 8, 2013 in 35 communities throughout BC. It’s lovingly referred to as the biggest doggy party of the year and it helps to raise much-needed funds which stay right in local communities. The goal for this year’s Scotiabank […]

A&W Cruisin’ for a Cause 2013

August 19th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A&W Cruisin’ for a Cause Day will take place Thursday, August 22, 2013. For every Teen Burger sold at all A&W Restaurants across Canada that day, $1 will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, which helps fund MS research and provides life-changing services for people living with MS. Photo courtesy of MS […]

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 […]