Archive for the category "charity"

An Evening to Conquer Oral Cancer

March 7th, 2013 @ 2:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

An Evening to Conquer Oral Cancer is coming up next month in support of the BC Cancer Foundation. It aims to increase awareness about oral cancer and raise funds for putting cutting-edge research into action. Oral cancer is one of the major human cancers (more common than cervical cancer) with one of the worst survival […]

Macaron Day Vancouver 2013

March 4th, 2013 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

French Made Baking is hosting their annual Macaron Day on Wednesday March 20, 2013 in conjunction with International Macaron Day fundraising events. Photo credit: Zemzina on Flickr Stop by French Made Baking on March 20th and mention Macaron Day to receive a free macaron. In return, they simply ask that you consider making a donation […]

A Night Out For Music Heals

February 26th, 2013 @ 11:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

March is Music Therapy Month and you can celebrate by supporting Music Heals on Saturday, March 2nd. They are hosting A Night Out For Music Heals, thanks to the participation of over 20 venues, that will benefit local music therapy programs across BC. When you visit one of these establishements on Saturday, March 2, 2013 […]

Eat Your Heart Out in the Tri-Cities

February 21st, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Eat Your Heart Out in the Tri-Cities kicks off this weekend in support of the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation. It will feature two weeks of dining at six local restaurants who will all be offering up three-course meals for $35 throughout the campaign. When: Sunday to Friday, February 24 to March 1, 2013 Sunday to […]

Dining Out For Life 2013

February 20th, 2013 @ 10:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dining Out For Life is back for its 19th year with over 200 participating restaurants who will be donating 25% of their total food sales from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to the campaign on Thursday, March 7th. Dining Out For Life is BC’s largest restaurant fundraiser and it benefits two great Vancouver charities: Friends For […]

VOKRA Oscar Party 2013

February 18th, 2013 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hit the red carpet next weekend and watch the Oscars in style while supporting a great local cause — the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association. VOKRA is hosting its 2nd annual Oscars at the Morrissey party on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 4:00pm to 11:00pm. Photo credit: oooNJooo on Flickr Celebrate the 85th Annual Academy […]

Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown 2013

February 8th, 2013 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Think you can make a mean cupcake? Then bring your best recipe, pastry bags, and unique ingredients to the Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown for validation. The local cupcake competition returns on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 and if you’re not up for competing, you can certainly attend to enjoy all of the frosted and buttercream goodness. Photo […]

National Cupcake Day 2013

February 7th, 2013 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

National Cupcake Day is coming on February 25th and to make the occasion that much sweeter, it’s actually all for a great cause. If you’re a cupcake baker with a big heart you can sign up to host an online bakery page where cupcakes orders can be tracked and your can organize your own National […]