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Volunteering in Vancouver for Christmas 2011

December 14th, 2011 @ 9:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While I’ve been blogging about social causes for the last seven years, fundraising online, and organizing fundraisers, this year I have gone out into the community to see for myself where the difference is made. John and I served at the Union Gospel Mission‘s dinner last Saturday and today I’m out at schools around the […]

Vancouver Giants YouTube Challenge

December 12th, 2011 @ 1:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants have released a video of their annual Teddy Bear Toss on YouTube and they’ve issued a very worthy challenge. Should the video reach 50,000 views by December 25th, the Giants and White Spot will donate $10,000 to The Province Empty Stocking Fund and the CKNW Orphans’ Fund. Miss604 has been a proud […]

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 […]