Nominations are now open for the 34th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. Recognizing local women for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community, the awards will be handed out at a ceremony in May of 2017. Nominations Open You can nominate an individual or a workplace in the following categories: Arts, Culture & […]
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On November 17th I will be sleeping outside in Downtown Vancouver so that homeless youth don’t have to. It’s a miserable evening in the cold (and rain) that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. There is a great part to the experience though, I get to help raise funds for Covenant House so that no youth […]
Thrill The World Vancouver is back again, joining other cities around the world for one big, global, simultaneous Thriller dance on October 29th, where local causes are also supported. Thrill The World Vancouver 2016 Where: Olympic Village Plaza When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 3:00pm (rain or shine). Arrive early (from 12:00pm) for rehearsals and […]
The Government of British Columbia has declared October 31st to November 4th Variety Week in BC in support of Variety – The Children’s Charity. From Monday to Friday, you can tune into Global BC newscasts for stories, interviews and entertainment that will showcase how Variety helps organizations and kids in your own community and throughout […]
This Saturday, movie lovers can enjoy a morning of free family-friendly movies at their local Cineplex theatre during Cineplex Community Day. Proceeds from donations and concession sales will go towards Cineplex’s national charitable partner, WE, a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Cineplex Community Day 2016 Popcorn, […]
“I never imagined my firstborn, my daughter, would die before me. But she did. And she passed away in the most beautiful, loving environment,” mother Michaela Evanow shared with the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala audience on Saturday night. “We will never see her grow up, but we were able to plan how we […]