The Women of Distinction Awards is the YWCA’s premier fundraising event and this year, the 31st annual awards ceremony honours 60 outstanding nominees and 12 category winners. This event shines a spotlight on women whose achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community and businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse […]
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In June and July this year, Ollie Blackmore will be attempting a world record by cycling around Vancouver Island solo and unsupported. This challenge is a world-first, and Ollie has planned this entirely by himself to fundraise for cancer charities in British Columbia and the UK. The hope is to raise $25,000 for BC Cancer […]
The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is hosting their 27th annual Miracle Weekend on Global BC at 7:00pm-11:00pm Saturday, May 31st and 10:30am-5:30pm on Sunday, June 1st. This two-day celebration showcases the best of the hospital, including patients, families, caregivers, and supporters while raising much-needed funds. BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend 2014 Throughout Miracle WeekendMiracle Weekend, […]
The Vancouver Canadians have invited local media personalities (myself included) to step up to the plate at Nat Bailey Stadium on June 11th for the annual Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game. We’ll play in a six-inning ball game at this historic stadium in support of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. I’d like to […]
The CKNW Orphans’ Fund is hosting their annual online auction, on now until June 4th at 8:00pm. There are over 40 items and packages available to choose from this year, with net proceeds supporting special needs kids in BC. CKNW Orphans’ Fund Online Auction You can bid on electronics, sports tickets and memorabilia, getaway packages, […]
Whitecaps FC have teamed up with Purolator Tackle Hunger to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. On Saturday, May 24th, food bank volunteers will be set up in front of BC Place Stadium on Terry Fox Plaza at 2:30pm, ahead of the 4:00pm kick-off, to collect your donations of non-perishable food items. The first 400 […]