Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend: History

June 2nd, 2013 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’ll be at the BC Children’s Hospital (“BCCHF”) Miracle Weekend broadcast as this annual two-day celebration showcases patients, their families, caregivers and supporters who come from every corner of BC. The Miracle Weekend has been raising funds to support the urgent needs of the BCCHF since 1988 but I thought I would share a […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Live Blog

May 28th, 2013 @ 5:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the fourth year in a row, as the Social Media Sponsor, I am live blogging the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. As honoured nominees and guests arrive for a reception and dinner at the Westin Bayshore in downtown Vancouver, I will be setting up my laptop at the side of the room to provide […]

Dish n’ Dazzle 2013

May 28th, 2013 @ 3:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Hospitality Foundation is hosting their annual Dish n’ Dazzle fundraising event on Thursday at the Pan Pacific, presenting an evening of spectacular food, cocktails, and the Wines of Chile. Where: Pan Pacific Hotel (999 Canada Place, Vancouver) When: Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tickets: Available online for $75 (plus taxes/fees). […]

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

May 22nd, 2013 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is hosting their 26th annual Miracle Weekend on Global BC from 7:00pm Saturday, June 1st until 5:30pm on Sunday, June 2nd. This two-day celebration showcases the best of the hospital, including patients, families, caregivers, and supporters while raising much-needed funds. Last year, Miracle Weekend raised over $17 million for the […]

Rock for Paws: Benefiting Paws for Hope

May 16th, 2013 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is hosting their first ever rock concert fundraiser at the end of May to raise awareness about animal welfare issues and to have a good time in the process. Rock for Paws will take place on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7:30pm at Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street at Victoria […]

SPES Saturday: Stanley Park Ecology Society Introduction

May 11th, 2013 @ 9:29am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Louise Pedersen of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer Louise and her team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]