Archive of posts tagged "social media for a cause"

Blogathon Vancouver 2010, Save the Date

July 6th, 2010 @ 9:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Blogathon is returning to Vancouver this year as I will once again be hosting an on-location event August 21st. Kristi Ferguson from Fraser Valley Pulse will be heading up Blogathon Fraser Valley on the same day with another on-location event so we’ll have the region well-covered. Raul will also be helping me with the Vancouver […]

Five Hole for Food

June 8th, 2010 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Five Hole for Food will see Vancouver hockey bloggers taking to the streets across Canada this summer to play hockey and raise funds for local Food Banks. The tour will stop in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria and wrap things up in Vancouver this July. “I love hockey and I wanted to […]

Vancouver’s Next Top Charity 2010

June 1st, 2010 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo by: ng.kelven Social media can be used for many purposes: sharing what you just ate for breakfast, finding out the score of the hockey game, or connecting with colleagues. One of my favourite aspects of the medium is that it can also be used for social good. Vancouver’s Next Top Charity is a video […]

SFU Wins Spread the Net Challenge

March 10th, 2010 @ 12:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was at Simon Fraser University last September for the launch of the Spread the Net challenge and it was a pleasure to be back to hear the announcement that they were the winning school. The challenge was to see which school across Canada could raise the most in support of Spread the Net’s mosquito […]

Got Socks? Help ChangeEverything

December 8th, 2009 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years ChangeEverything.ca has been doing much more than blog about social and environmental causes — they’ve been taking action. Three years ago contributor Kate Dugas decided to take to the streets of Vancouver, moving from the online realm into a real life situation where support was greatly needed. I thought about collecting some […]