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Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2011

August 8th, 2011 @ 1:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive, in partnership with the BC Lions for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, is taking place this coming Saturday, August 13th. Photo credit: blog_bleistift on Flickr This is the 9th annual Tackle Hunger campaign and fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations or cash in support of […]

Horn of Africa: How Canada Can Help

July 22nd, 2011 @ 10:08am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are in the middle of a global crisis and the Horn of Africa region needs all the help it can get. It wasn’t struck by a tsunami and it wasn’t rocked by an earthquake but there is a massive draught of epic proportions and it has been slowly growing into the largest humanitarian disaster […]

Five Hole For Food National Tour Concludes

July 7th, 2011 @ 9:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks Five Hole For Food, a street hockey tournament that raises money for local food banks, has been touring across Canada. Spearheaded by Richard Loat, and in its second year, they’ve stuck to a rigorous game schedule and have already visited St John’s, Halifax, Charlottetown, Saint John, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, […]

Fill a Bin for the Kids and the Vancouver Food Bank

July 4th, 2011 @ 9:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

After successful springtime campaigns, Fill a Bin for the Kids is back. Presented by Disposal King Ltd (who supplies the bin) and Canada Safeway, this seasonal Food Bank drive aims to collect donations for local individuals and families. When Saturday July 16, 2011 from 10:30am to 3:00pm Where Safeway at 4255 Arbutus St, Vancouver, BC […]

Kids Up Front Vancouver

June 21st, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While scrolling through my Non-Profit list on Twitter the other morning, hoping to find some “good news” stories, one organization ‘leapt off the page’. There was a tweet from Kids Up Front to the Vancouver Art Gallery, thanking them for passes. Within a few hours I contacted Kids Up Front through Twitter and ended up […]

Grind for Kids 2011

June 13th, 2011 @ 9:55am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Grouse Grind officially opened for the season on Saturday as Vancouverites and visitors alike took to the 2.9 kilometer trail that goes right up Grouse Mountain. Known locally as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, this 30 degree ascent is either on the bucket list of many or a part of their weekly routine. Photo credit: planetc1 […]

Watch Canucks Away Games in Rogers Arena

June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Along with the many outdoor venues for watching the Canucks games on big screens, Rogers Arena will be opening its doors for away games starting Monday, June 6th. Photo credit: Ariane Colenbrander on Flickr Tickets go on-sale at 12:00pm today for $10 and proceeds will support the Canucks For Kids Fund. The Canucks Twitter account […]

Canucks Face Off Fandemonium with Blanche Macdonald

June 2nd, 2011 @ 1:32pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Blanche Macdonald Centre in Vancouver, Canada’s top makeup and esthetics school, has begun a special fundraising campaign during Canucks Stanley Cup final home games. Photo courtesy Blanche Macdonald Centre. View more photos on Facebook. Stop by from 11:30am to 4:30pm this Saturday (and possibly Friday June 10th and Wednesday June 15th) to get your […]