Archive for the category "charity"

Salmonberries in Stanley Park


Sunday, June 12th, 2016 — 10:49am PST
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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Award Winners


Thursday, June 9th, 2016 — 9:07am PST
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The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards were held in Vancouver last night, hosted by the YWCA of Metro Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Over 1,300 guests, dignitaries, and nominees were in attendance to celebrate over 80 women who were nominated for awards this year. “To strong women:May we know them, may we raise […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award


Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 — 3:57pm PST
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I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park


Sunday, May 15th, 2016 — 1:38pm PST
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This post has been contributed by Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver


Thursday, May 12th, 2016 — 7:07pm PST
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Enjoy mini golf for a cause, combined with beloved children’s literature themes at the Hastings Hole-in-One weekend fundraiser for The Writers’ Exchange. Mini Golf Fundraiser in Vancouver Here There is joining forces with The Writers’ Exchange to pull stories from the pages of your favourite kid’s books and put them onto the green for Hastings […]

Connecting the Community: YWCA Women of Distinction Awards


Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 — 7:32am PST
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Voting is now open for the Connecting the Community Award, the “Peoples’ Choice” component of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards that also allows nominees to give back $10,000 to YWCA programs, thanks to Scotiabank. All YWCA Women of Distinction nominees are eligible to win the Connecting the Community Award, which raises vital funds for […]