Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

VOKRA Oscar Party at the Morrissey

February 26th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (“VOKRA”) is hosting their 3rd annual Oscar Party at the Morrissey on Sunday. VOKRA is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing cats around the Lower Mainland and placing them in foster homes, covering costs and providing support. Their Oscar parties combine a red carpet experience with an evening of […]

2014 Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers Classic

February 17th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers Classic returns this spring as the largest fundraising event of its kind in North America. Over 2,500 participants will take to their local bowling alleys as 250 team raise pledges in support of Big Brothers mentoring programs throughout the Lower Mainland. This is an opportunity to have a […]

Toque Tuesday 2014 in Vancouver

February 3rd, 2014 @ 1:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Though it’s commonly known outside of the country as a beanie, wool hat or a knit-cap, it’s a toque to us and it’s playing an important role on Tuesday as it helps find long term solutions to end homelessness in Canada. Toque Tuesday Toque Tuesday is a part of a national campaign that has been […]

SPES Saturday: It’s Time for the Birds and the Bees in Stanley Park

February 1st, 2014 @ 10:39am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Don Enright, Volunteer and Past President with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

National Cupcake Day 2014

January 30th, 2014 @ 11:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sweet treats for a sweet cause! National Cupcake Day returns February 24th in support of SPCAs and Humane Societies across Canada. National Cupcake Day 2014 National Cupcake Day is the most delicious way to show your support for animals in need of your help. By baking delicious treats for friends, family and co-workers in exchange […]