Thanksgiving is usually a time of reflection on my blog; memories of heading to my Oma and Opa’s house for a big turkey dinner, raking the leaves in the front yard and then riding the BMX straight through the pile. Eating so much at supper time as Oma tells you to keep going, “you’re too [...]
Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"
During National Digital Media Day I started collecting food donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. I still have the items sitting at home (about two bags worth) and I thought to myself that it would be really great to have more than this when I drop off the donations. I knew I had to [...]
It was a year ago that I first wrote about the Surrey Memorial Hospital‘s Tulips for Tomorrow campaign. Now, 12 months, 100,000 bulbs and $420,000 in donations later, they are initiating the campaign for another season. Your donation will put Surrey in bloom when spring rolls around, and will fund new medical equipment for our [...]
I have found my way to the auto/ONE Trunk Gallery located on 3rd Ave between Pine and Burrard and now have internet access thanks to Cecilia and her dedicated IT guy who took my call. The gallery is actually a car dealership (talk about fusion) with white leather couches, ambient music, and cars so shiny [...]
There’s just one day to go in the Benji, Casey, Pete and Bella campaign for Paws for a Cause. For months now Keira has been fundraising for this very worthy organization and Matt (who helped Duane and I with the Blogathon) also backed the fundraising effort with updates on his website.
The Gold Coast, Easter Island, Prague, Dublin and Honolulu; these are all locations of the Team Diabetes marathons, which aim to raise money for the Canadian Diabetes Association. I went to high school with Candice Chamberland and although it had been ten years since we last spoke she came back on my radar through Facebook [...]
September 25th is National Digital Media Day in Canada and all those involved with digital photography, podcasting, online video, blogging and the likes are encouraged to post content throughout this 24 hour period of celebration and awareness for the medium. As one of the national blog leads, I’ve been plotting a cross-region blogging campaign, where [...]