Archive for the category "charity"

Covenant House Sleep Out Campaign


Sunday, November 1st, 2015 — 9:14am PDT
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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


Thursday, October 29th, 2015 — 1:44pm PDT
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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


Monday, October 19th, 2015 — 11:05am PDT
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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 […]

Free Movies at Cineplex Community Day


Sunday, October 18th, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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Enjoy a free day of movies at your local Cineplex theatre all for a good cause on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Now in its 5th year, Cineplex Community Day treats guests to a selection of family-friendly films with donations and concession sales supporting Free The Children. Free Movies at Cineplex Community Day This year’s Community […]

Win Tickets to the Jingle Bell Ball


Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 — 6:29pm PDT
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Be a part of a very special event for an organization that has supported families in our community for the last 85 years. Since 1930, the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau has been a centralized warehouse for other bureaus and agencies in the region. Year-round, with the support of dozens of sponsors, volunteers and donors, they […]

Strike a Chord Benefit for Music Heals


Thursday, October 8th, 2015 — 1:35pm PDT
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It’s gala season in Vancouver and one of the most unique events out there is the Strike a Chord benefit for Music Heals. This special evening is filled with music (of course) and it benefits music therapy programs in our region. What: Strike a Chord Benefit for Music Heals Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015 Time: […]