Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Timeraiser Vancouver 2012

October 29th, 2012 @ 2:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 5th annual Timeraiser is happening Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. It’s the only event around that combines supporting local artists through an artwork auction with raising volunteer hours for local causes. Photo credit: GusF on Flickr Tickets are currently on sale for $20 and the goal is to raise 4,000 […]

Support Balding for Dollars with Hype Hair Studio & Disney on Ice

October 29th, 2012 @ 9:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream is coming to the Pacific Coliseum November 21-25, 2012. In honor of this show, Disney on Ice is partnering with Hype Hair Studio in Vancouver to support a very worthy local cause, Balding for Dollars. Disney On Ice is inviting the community to cut and donate their hair […]

The Vancouver Paranormal Society

October 25th, 2012 @ 2:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In recent years terms like Electronic Voice Phenomenon (“EVP”) have found a place in pop culture references thanks to television shows that hunt, chase, or debunk paranormal activity. Locally, the Vancouver Paranormal Society has been conducting investigations of their own for the last 19 years. The non-profit organization is the Lower Mainland’s longest-running paranormal research […]

Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Unit

October 23rd, 2012 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I flew to Toronto to meet up with the Canadian Red Cross. I have been a member of their Social Media Team for over a year and have signed on with others to assist them in geting the word out about disaster management, news, and alerts through my networks. I met with other […]

SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham

October 20th, 2012 @ 11:21am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up, my family would spend time together hiking at parks, on Sunday drives, or exploring historical sites and museums across the province. I love feeding my brain and learning about a place, an event, art, and science. Last weekend John and I went to Bellingham for the open house and grand re-opening of the […]

We Day 2012 in Vancouver: Photos, Quotes, Coverage

October 18th, 2012 @ 7:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Day Vancouver has returned and throughout the day today I’ll be posting photos, quotes, information, and other coverage to help spread the word about this motivational and inspirational event. Follow @craigkielburger for behind the scenes updates throughout #WeDay #Vancouver! Live webcast starts at 9:30 AM PST ow.ly/ezgLb — Free The Children (@freethechildren) October 18, […]

Lookout Society Share the Warmth 2012

October 16th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the falling leaves comes dropping temperatures around Metro Vancouver and a need to bundle up. For those who do not have the resources to purchase the the basics like socks and scarves — or for those who do not even have a roof over their head — the Lookout Society is ramping up its […]