Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Granville Island Turkey Trot 2016


Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 — 9:16am PDT
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Run and give in the spirit of Thanksgiving at the annual Granville Island Turkey Trot. This annual event brings together community in a celebration of Thanksgiving – demonstrating our gratitude for sport and our commitment to supporting others. A hallmark event, the Granville Island Turkey Trot features a fun 10KM race on Thanksgiving Monday, October […]

Canuck Place Stories: The Evanow Family


Monday, September 26th, 2016 — 1:50pm PDT
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Now in its 12th year, the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala has raised over $8 million in support of children and families at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. One such family are the Evanows. Their daughter, Florence had Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 and passed away at Canuck Place the evening before Mother’s Day 2015. […]

Kits House Night of Fun


Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 — 7:35am PDT
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Kitsilano Neighbourhood House is hosting its annual Night of Fun fundraiser on Thursday September 29th, with a goal of raising $25,000 for its programs and services. Kits House Night of Fun Where: Kits House (2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver) When: Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Tickets: Available online now for $40 The […]

September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month


Thursday, September 15th, 2016 — 3:55pm PDT
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September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month and to celebrate how mentoring matters, Mayor Gregor Robertson has officially proclaimed September 18th as Big Brothers Big Sisters Day, and BC Place will light up purple. September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month Become a mentor and get a life changing experience This celebration of why mentoring […]

Canuck Place Stories: The Ross Family


Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 — 2:12pm PDT
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The 12th annual Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala takes places on October 15th. Throughout its history, a highlight of the evening has been hearing from a Canuck Place family speaker. Last year, in front of a crowd of over 700 guests, Amy and Regan Ross bravely spoke about the loss of their daughter, Gabrielle. […]

Mushrooms in Stanley Park


Sunday, September 11th, 2016 — 10:14am PDT
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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, […]