Archive for the category "charity"

Grape Stomp at Township 7 in Langley

October 16th, 2013 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

You don’t need to go to Tuscany or even Napa to cross “grape stomping” off your bucket list as Township 7 Vineyards in Langley is hosting their annual Grape Stomp event on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Township 7 on Facebook Enjoy a fun afternoon at the south Langley winery with live music and emcee Kaitlyn […]

Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala: Family Story

October 9th, 2013 @ 11:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday October 19, 2013, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will welcome guests to the Westin Bayshore Hotel for their 9th annual Gift of Time Gala, where over 600 partners, supporters and friends of the Hospice will come together for an evening to honour the courage found at Canuck Place. Living in British Columbia, we have […]

Coquitlam Centre Accepting Coat Donations

October 3rd, 2013 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout the month of October, Coquitlam Centre is accepting gently-used women’s coats and jacket, in partnership with Dress for Success Vancouver. “We‟re really excited to be working with Dress for Success again this year,” says Deborah Stetz, Marketing Director, Coquitlam Centre. The partnership coincides with Coquitlam Centre’s “Rock that Coat” theme this fall, with the […]

Variety Market and Auction

September 30th, 2013 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Variety Market and Auction is the fundraising shopping event of the year and it will take place on Sunday, October 6th at the Westin Bayshore. Presented by Buy-Low Foods, proceeds from this brunch, live auction, silent auction, and bargain grocery shopping event benefit Variety. The BC chapter of Variety was established in 1965, and […]

Triple O’s and KidSport Help Kids Get in the Game

September 25th, 2013 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: Triple O’s on Facebook This fall you can support KidSport, getting children active in organized sports, when you visit participating Triple O’s locations. Until September 29th, every $1 donation made in-store will support registration fees for children in BC. The public will be able to contribute to their local KidSport chapter when ordering off […]

The Brick Games: Charity LEGO Building Event

September 16th, 2013 @ 1:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver LEGO Games were first hosted back in April with 140 participants of all ages participating in a LEGO-building challenge. Members of the Vancouver LEGO Club brought in some amazing showpieces and funds were raised for Canuck Place. This season the event returns as The Brick Games which will take place in Langley. The […]

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 […]