Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Viva Surrey! For the Surrey Christmas Bureau

October 7th, 2011 @ 10:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Viva Surrey! will celebrate Latin American culture through music, dance, and food (from Taqueria Jalisco) at the Espirito Santo Hall next weekend. The event will feature entertainment from Flamenco del Mar, Alejandro Ruiz, salsa band Moviendolo with Edwin Martinez, and tango dancers Portal al Tango, led by Bobbi and Patricia Lusic. What Viva Surrey! Where […]

Centre for Child Development Gala of Hope Fundraiser

October 6th, 2011 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Centre for Child Development is hosting their annual Gala of Hope Fundraiser next month in Surrey. What 12th Anniversary “It Takes Two to Tango” Gala of Hope. Sample wines of Argentina and experience the tango. Hear inspiring stories from current and past clients as you help raise funds to support children with special needs. […]

Hope in Shadows Calendar for 2012

October 5th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The pages were flipped with each new month until I lazily tacked up the completed calendar displaying its cover image for an extra 10 months. The black and white photo of three children with arms linked together hung on our wall until I realized it was no longer 2010 and we hadn’t picked anything up […]

United Way Kick-Off at the Cauldron

September 6th, 2011 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow afternoon the Olympic cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza downtown will be lit as the City of Vancouver proclaims September 7th “United Way Day“. Photo credit: raoming-the-planet on Flickr This will mark the launch of the United Way’s 2011 fundraising campaign to help vulnerable children, families and seniors throughout the region. The United Way Kick-Off […]

Timeraiser Vancouver 2011

September 6th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Timeraiser is returning to Vancouver this month at the Waldorf Hotel. This event is a silent auction but instead of bidding with money, you bid with the number of volunteer hours you are willing to contribute in order to win your desired piece. It combines a local art showcase with a volunteer-hour fundraiser, a complete […]

Terry Fox Run Locations 2011

September 1st, 2011 @ 2:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on this day in 1980 that Terry Fox was forced to end his Marathon of Hope as he succumbed to the cancer that eventually took his life. After 143 days and 5,373kms, his journey ended just outside Thunder Bay… and that’s when the rest of Canada picked up the run where he left […]

Kayak for a Cure 2011

August 22nd, 2011 @ 11:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kayak for a Cure 2011 is taking place this Sunday, August 28th starting out from Jericho Beach. Participants have been collecting pledges and sponsorships over the last few months and in exchange they get to support a great cause and enjoy time out on the water. Since it began in 2006, Kayak for a Cure […]

Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast, Win Tickets

August 18th, 2011 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In just a few weeks school starts again, the temperature will dip, and vacations will end. This weekend you can still enjoy Vancouver’s nightlife and dancing in a large, open venue — supporting a great cause in the process. The Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast on Saturday will feature live music from Eric Solomon and […]