Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Tiny Bites Does Menu for Hope Vancouver


Saturday, December 20th, 2008 — 1:23pm PDT
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Karen Hamilton of Tiny Bites has added her blog to the global Menu for Hope campaign, helping give hope and education to children worldwide while educating us all (and offering up prizes to boot). Menu for Hope has been organized for the past 5 years by the legendary Chez Pim, with proceeds going to the […]

Intangible Christmas Gifts for 2008


Thursday, December 18th, 2008 — 2:36pm PDT
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This year it’s not so much gadgets when it comes to gift-giving as people are spending more on the intangibles such as charitable donations, volunteering, and spending more time with loved ones. If you’d like to give a meaningful gift to someone this season here are some suggestions: Photo credit: Derek Miller on Flickr Adopt […]

Skate for A Cure 2009


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 — 11:05am PDT
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Last year I signed up for the Skate for A Cure on the Vancouver Blogger Team and we raised funds for childhood cancer research through the Michael Cuccione Foundation and the BC Childrens’ Hospital Foundation. I will once again be raising funds for this amazing cause, and in doing so I’ll earn a spot on […]

Sub Zero Clothing Drive


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 — 10:24am PDT
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With the cold weather comes growing concerns for the safety and well-being of those who must spend the night (or even the daytime) on the streets. Aside from campaigns like Sox in the City, Kate from ChangeEverything is taking initiative again this year by doing a Sub Zero Clothing Drive. A couple of years ago […]

Waxy Photography For Charity


Saturday, December 13th, 2008 — 12:37pm PDT
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At Thursday night’s Best of 604 awards it was revealed that the people’s choice for Best Photo Site in Metro Vancouver for 2008 was Waxy Photography by John Goldsmith. In the spirit of the event, he’s now paying the good fortune forward, selling prints to benefit a very worthy cause. Photo credit: Waxy on Flickr […]

Best of 604: Winners and The Morning After


Friday, December 12th, 2008 — 10:20am PDT
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I’m piling through the photos on Flickr of all the fantastic people that showed up last night for the Best of 604 awards reception. Some may think it’s a silly idea to have an awards night for bloggers and websites, but I think that (especially in this town) so much effort, passion, care, humour, and […]