Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Hope in Shadows 2013 Calendar

November 19th, 2012 @ 11:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 10th anniversary Hope in Shadows Calendar is now available on the streets of Vancouver. The calendar serves many purposes but its two main features are to showcase the photography of low-income residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community and also provide training to vendors who are all from the community. 2010 Hope in Shadows cover. […]

30 Days of Kindness with Marc Smith and Covenant House

November 13th, 2012 @ 5:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Marc Smith has taken on another 30 Days Adventures campaign after completing a month’s worth of food truck meals earlier this fall and 30 days of local exploration this summer. His latest challenge is to complete acts of kindness every day for 30 days. From handing out flowers to strangers to buying cups of coffee […]

Vancouver Celebrates Diwali 2012

November 6th, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Celebrates Diwali, celebrating one of the most important holidays on the South Asian calendar, has returned for its ninth year with workshops, performances, and festivities from November 3rd to 10th. The theme of this year’s festival is “Illumination” along with the slogan “Light Your Spirit” as it brings friends and families together to learn […]

A Good Book Drive

November 5th, 2012 @ 3:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A Good Book Drive is running this month to help stock The Writers’ Exchange library in East Vancouver with kids books. The campaign was started by Cory Ashworth (from The Peak) and his friend Lizzy Karp (Co-Founder of Rain City Chronicles) who were inspired to help after hearing about The Writers’ Exchange program at a […]

WWF Wildlife Adoption Kit Giveaway

November 5th, 2012 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Leading up to the holiday season I love profiling unique gift options for friends and loved ones – the intangible gifts and experiences that make a difference. WWF Canada has launched their Wildlife Adoption Kits for the season, symbolic gifts to share and support a wildlife cause in various regions around the globe. When you […]

Canadian Red Cross: Helping After Sandy

November 5th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Due to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross to assist with recovery and relief efforts in affected areas. One of dozens of boats tossed on the roadway in Rockaway. Photo credit: American Red Cross. A few weeks ago I met Red Cross […]

Safe Harbour Champions Breakfast 2012

October 31st, 2012 @ 9:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 4th annual Safe Harbour Champions Breakfast is taking place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Presented by the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Services Agencies of BC (“AMSSA”) the breakfast will recognize businesses, offices, and institutions that celebrate contributions to diversity and inclusion. A “Community Organizer Champions Award” will also be handed out for the […]