Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

SPES Saturday: Vancouver Bird Week 2015

April 18th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Dan Straker, Urban Wildlife Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Canstruction 2015 in Vancouver

April 16th, 2015 @ 8:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food! After the […]

Dare to Leap Rappelling Fundraiser in Downtown Vancouver

April 10th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you rappel 19 storeys down the side of Vancouver’s third tallest building, the Shaw Tower, all for a good local cause. Dare to Leap‘s inaugural fundraiser in support of Outward Bound Canada’s new Urban Youth Program takes place April 16th and there’s still time to sign up, fundraise, […]

Dining Out for Life

March 25th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you dine out on Thursday, March 26th — for breakfast, lunch or dinner — you’ll have the opportunity to support members of your community through this year’s Dining Out for Life campaign. Participating restaurants will donate 25% of their food sales that day to registered not-for-profits Friends For Life and A Loving Spoonful, which […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Tickets on Sale Now

March 23rd, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets are now on sale for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards, coming up on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Earlier this month the nominees were announced with a near record-setting number of remarkable women recognized for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community. YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees […]

SPES Saturday: Stanley Park Herons

March 21st, 2015 @ 8:28am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Robyn Worcester, Biologist and former Conservation Programs Manager with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share […]

Canuck Place Clothing Drive

March 9th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Your spring cleaning efforts this season can help benefit Canuck Place Children’s Hospice as they host a clothing and textiles drive this week in Abbotsford and Vancouver. Stop by the Canuck Place Clothing Drive at these locations: Canuck Place Abbotsford 32772 Marshall Road Monday, March 9th to Friday, March 13th From 9:00am to 5:00pm all […]