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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 […]

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

November 29th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool The lighting ceremony is free to attend and […]

Bedouin Soundclash Virgin Mobile Re*Generation Concert

November 25th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bedouin Soundclash will be playing a benefit concert next Thursday in Vancouver in partnership with Virgin Mobile’s Re*Generation movement. Proceeds from the event will support Vancouver’s Broadway Youth Resource Centre, which provides a range of social, health, education, employment and life skills services to homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24 […]

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots 2011

November 24th, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: 2012 Lot Information Here. This year you can once again purchase a Christmas tree from Aunt Leah’s and make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. With two additional locations, you can conveniently pick up your tree for the season and support this local non-profit. Photo credit: lauren-janelle on Flickr […]

BC Blanket Drive on the Canada Line

November 24th, 2011 @ 10:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Along the Canada Line, this Friday and Saturday, donation boxes will be setup for the BC Blanket Drive. The public are asked to bring donations of warm clothing items (not just blankets) to drop off for the campaign. This includes socks, scarves, mittens, and toques as well. The donations will then be distributed to various […]

Steveston Staches Whisker Weekend

November 23rd, 2011 @ 1:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upper lips are staying warm this month as Movember participants continue to grow out their facial hair for a cause. One community team, the Steveston Staches are hosting a special two-day event in their community where anyone with (or without) a ‘mo can enjoy some great deals. Whisker Weekend When: November 26 and November 27, […]

UGM Donor Matching Campaign

November 21st, 2011 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s just over 4 days, 1 hour, and 15 minutes left to make your holiday donation to the Union Gospel Mission and have it doubled by a generous donor. The UGM serves the Lower Mainland and provides programming, drop-in centre support, meals, education, and more to help individuals overcome poverty, homelessness and addiction in our […]