Miss604 728X90

Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Rudolph Road Challenge for Burnaby Hospital

December 9th, 2011 @ 9:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Burnaby Hospital Foundation is engaging the public with a festival holiday game in their latest fundraising effort. When you try your hand at the Rudolph Road Challenge online video game, funds will be donated to help get the hospital some critical equipment. It’s quick, fun, and at the end you can enter to win […]

Christmas at Canada Place: For a Cause

December 7th, 2011 @ 1:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas at Canada Place presents the sold out Breakfast with Santa on December 17th and 18th. This popular event is complete with a hot breakfast buffet, performers, music, and of course the jolly old elf, Santa himself. Hundreds of children and their parents attend each year and net proceeds support the Strathcona Community Centre’s Food […]

Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast 2011

December 6th, 2011 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Pan Pacific will host their annual Christmas Wish Breakfast tomorrow, December 7th, from 6:00am to 9:00am. Stop by the hotel at that time to drop off a new, un-wrapped toy donation for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau then stay for a buffet breakfast. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “Last year the hotel saw […]

Stuff the Bus for Surrey Christmas Bureau

December 6th, 2011 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Comfort Inn in Surrey is hosting the Stuff the Bus event this weekend. Their goal is to fill a bus with donations made at the hotel for the Surrey Christmas Bureau from Friday, December 9th until Sunday, December 11th, 2011. The Comfort Inn is located at 8255 166th Street, just off Fraser Highway [Google […]

12 Bands of Christmas

December 6th, 2011 @ 8:26am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Shore 104.3FM is hosting 12 Bands of Christmas on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The station will be broadcasting live in the lobby from 6:00am until 8:00pm while collecting donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Local musical acts will be performing live throughout the day: Zaac Pick (8:00am), Lindsay May […]

World AIDS Day Vancouver 2011

November 30th, 2011 @ 6:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

World AIDS Day is Thursday, December 1st and will aim to raise awareness about HIV testing and a cure. Photo credit: Trygve.u on Flickr According to the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (“CANFAR”): “A quarter of Canadians with HIV are not aware of their infection and young adults (aged 15-29) account for approximately 26 per […]

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

November 29th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool The lighting ceremony is free to attend and […]

Bedouin Soundclash Virgin Mobile Re*Generation Concert

November 25th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bedouin Soundclash will be playing a benefit concert next Thursday in Vancouver in partnership with Virgin Mobile’s Re*Generation movement. Proceeds from the event will support Vancouver’s Broadway Youth Resource Centre, which provides a range of social, health, education, employment and life skills services to homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24 […]