BCAA Booster Challenge 2012: Win Canucks Tickets

Comments 161 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BCAA Booster Challenge is back for 2012 as they look for the most energetic, positive, and crowd-rallying individuals to lead a whole cheering section at Rogers Arena.

From changing flat tires to giving jump-starts, BCAA is known for doing nice things for people who need help. So it’s in that spirit that we introduce our next Canucks ticket challenge: Do something nice for a Leafs fan.

BCAA Booster Challenge - Canucks vs. Leafs
Photo courtesy of the BCAA Booster Challenge

You read that right… do something nice for a Leafs fan, snap a photo, and upload it for your chance to win. Hold their door, shovel their walk, give them a foot rub, or simply hold a sign with words of encouragement for our rivals to the East. The person with the winning photo will get two tickets to the Canucks/Leafs game on February 18, 2012 and perform the duties of the BCAA Booster guy or gal.

Just for entering, you’re also eligible for their secondary prize of two tickets to the March 1st game against St. Louis. Entries are due by 12:00pm next Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The BCAA Booster winner for the Leafs game will be announced on Friday, February 17th.

That’s not all. For promoting the “Do Something Nice for a Leafs Fan” contest BCAA has offered up two lower bowl tickets for the Canucks/Jets game on March 8th and I’m passing those along to one lucky reader. Help us spread the word about the BCAA Booster Challenge and you could win my tickets to the game. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Post a comment naming the last random act of kindness you saw or performed (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win #Canucks tickets from @BCAABooster http://on.fb.me/winCanucks & @Miss604 http://ow.ly/8YGk3

Get your photos in for the “Do Something Nice for a Leafs Fan” contest by February 14th. I’ll draw a winner for my pair of Canucks/Jets tickets at 10:00am on February 16, 2012.

Update The winner is Aaron B.!

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161 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Laura E.Thursday, February 9th, 2012 — 11:42am PST

    I helped an elderly lady get her groceries to her car yesterday.

  2. NatalieThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 11:54am PST

    I drove a friend who doesn’t have a car to go pick up some items from Coquitlam

  3. BonsThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:06pm PST

    I offered my seat to an elderly lady carrying groceries on the bus.

  4. TIm AnsleyThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:13pm PST

    I pay it forward in the drive through once a pay cheque

  5. BrandonThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:16pm PST

    I helped push a guys car that was stuck in the snow

  6. VaniaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:25pm PST

    I checked the map app on my phone to help a stranger with directions on the street.

  7. ChristineThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:45pm PST

    I was in a drive through getting my coffee and pre-paid for the coffee of the guy behind me

  8. JennThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:49pm PST

    Once in a blue moon, I will pay for the person in the drive thru behind me. Always makes me feel good! It happened once to me and I loved it!

  9. MeganThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:56pm PST

    I helped an out-of-towner find his way on the Skytrain

  10. StephanieThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:11pm PST

    I bought a homeless guys meal+drinks at a bar.

  11. RoThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:12pm PST

    Someone in line at the coffee shop paid for the stranger behind them.

  12. Scott G.Thursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:13pm PST

    Devised strategic marketing plan pro bono for DTES non-profit over the last few months.

  13. Carmen WeldThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:13pm PST

    I carried a elderly women’s cart down the stairs into the Subway in Toronto, after she was obviously struggling and not one person stopped to help before me. A vancouverite helping a Torontonian in Toronto!

  14. JaegenThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:13pm PST

    A bus driver saw me panic as he drove by while I was still a block away from my stop, so he stopped and let me on right there.

  15. A.J.Thursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:15pm PST

    I go out of my way to help lost looking tourist find their way around Vancouver. I just did it yesterday in Chinatown.

    Makes everyone feel good and helps upkeep Vancouver’s friendly reputation!

  16. EranThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:16pm PST

    I helped a guy catch his elusive dog in the park. Used my dog as a decoy to lure the other dog.

  17. samatwitchThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:17pm PST

    A friend drove me to and from a medical procedure on Monday and stayed while I had it done.

  18. VeronicaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:20pm PST

    I drove my sick friend to her doctor’s office and to the pharmacy to buy prescription.

  19. ChelleThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:21pm PST

    We were using some soon-to-expire gift certificates at a restaurant, but didn’t need all of them so we gave the extra to the family sitting next to us. Turns out they were on vacation from Seattle and exclaimed about how nice Vancouverites are!

  20. AdamThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:21pm PST

    A colleague was having a rough day after a friend of hers moved away, so I picked up some of her favourite Subway cookies to brighten the day. She was still a little down the next day, and a second round of cookies helped make that day a bit easier too.

  21. Sherri RobsonThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:32pm PST

    My son (4) lent a kid in his skate class his spare pair of hockey gloves so he could participate – his mom had forgotten his at home!

  22. ninaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:38pm PST

    Individual, who was quite a ways in front of me, waited till I made my way to the door before continuing on his way because he noticed my hands were full.

  23. Greg ShackeltonThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:49pm PST

    I wrote some words of incouragement on a leaf fans FB wall.

  24. RobynThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:51pm PST

    Taking the time to be nice to customer service workers…their jobs are stressful enough as it is!

  25. DarwinThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 1:53pm PST

    I bought coffee for the person behind me this morning

  26. LloydThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 2:05pm PST

    I tracked down the owner/dog of lost dog collar. Let somebody with only 1 item ahead of me at the check out.

  27. FeliciaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 2:10pm PST

    A group was handing out carnations to riders on the skytrain.

  28. Geoff HeithThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 2:31pm PST

    My wife is a TA at a school in Abbotsford and their is a crossing guard who is there everyday rain or shine. Talking to him, he’s a retiree that does it just because he wants the kids to be safe, doesn’t get paid or anything. Love it!

  29. lizThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 2:34pm PST

    I had a customer where I work return a $50 dollar bill he found on the floor.He left his number and we called him later to say no one came in to collect so it’s yours now.I still can’t believe this guy was so honest.

  30. Lori-Airbnb SuperhostThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 3:16pm PST

    I went & saw Beauty & the Beast last night at the Queen E and thought that “Lumiere” the candlestick did such an amazine job. I took the time to track down a way to contact him to let him know what an amazing job he did & told him that he stole the show!

  31. MattThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 3:20pm PST

    I helped my neighbour carry in their heavy Costco groceries.

  32. fionaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 3:31pm PST

    I saw an old lady going through garbage cans in a parking lot for empty cans and bottles, I gave her all my empty cans and bottles in my car and also gave her $5.

  33. LindaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 3:56pm PST

    I always try to give away free movie tickets to those who want to spend a special night with someone and can’t afford to 🙂

  34. LEAFS FANThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 4:02pm PST

    WE ARE NOT YOUR RIVALS. We have enough of them already. Detroit, Montreal, Buffalo, NY, Boston, Ottawa…you’re not even on our radar. I like what you’re doing here, maybe I’ll stop getting booed when I wear my Leafs hat outside now. Probably not, Vancouverites will still think there’s a rivalry with The Leafs. We’re not even a threat to you!! Go bug some Albertans.

  35. KodyThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 4:03pm PST

    I bought a new coffee machine for our office.

  36. PuckThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 4:18pm PST

    I offered to help a lady at the UBC hospital with her crutches as she was getting into her car!

  37. GaryThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 4:24pm PST

    When a friend of mine was hurt skiing, I pushed him (and his wheelchair) around the next day.

  38. SylviaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 4:55pm PST

    I made chicken soup from scratch for a sick friend and brought it to her.

  39. PhilipThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:10pm PST

    A young teen gave up his seat on the bus for a pregnant lady.

  40. ChristineThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:13pm PST

    I took care of my grandma for a week after she got out of the hospital from a heart attack.

  41. KatieThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:20pm PST

    I like to hold the elevator when I can. Sometimes you rush and just want to get up, but it’s nice to hold the elevator until everyone can get on.

  42. wilThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:34pm PST

    Helped save baby from a burning car…..no not really but I would have.

  43. JasThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:36pm PST

    Bought lunch for the homeless man who’s usually on Robson Street (by Homer) with his cat.

  44. AngelaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 5:40pm PST

    My bus driver took the extra moment to help a blind person across the street. I wish I, or someone else, had applauded him at the time because it was truly a nice thing to do.

  45. TinaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 6:47pm PST

    I gave directions to a stranger.

  46. harjitThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 7:15pm PST

    A lady was short $1 to pay for a blouse at RW and I gave her the change so she didn’t have to go home without it.

  47. TonyThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 7:17pm PST

    I had 2 extra tickets for the RV Show last weekend so I gave them to an elderly gentleman who was in the line up to pay. He was very appreciative.

  48. JenniferThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 7:17pm PST

    Holding open a door for someone

  49. LindaThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 7:38pm PST

    I saw one of my neighbours hold the door open for an elderly woman this morning.

  50. MichaelThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 7:43pm PST

    I picked up my sick daughter from university instead of her having to bus home 🙂

  51. AdamThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 8:17pm PST

    Bought a stranger a coffee today.

  52. SumiThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 8:49pm PST

    A stranger holding the door open while standing in the rain

  53. SueThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 9:42pm PST

    I do my part for the downtown eastside!

  54. TiffanyThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 9:47pm PST

    I helped an elderly woman get a seat on the skytrain after fending off a seat from 14 year olds.

  55. JeffThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 10:09pm PST

    Helped some tourists who were lost find their way.

  56. Grace MokThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 10:10pm PST

    I helped a visually disabled person to the proper bus today!

  57. StevenThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 10:11pm PST

    I graded my students easier today due to the warm weather 🙂 hahaha

  58. Ian YThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 10:12pm PST

    Helped a stranger to the correct building at UBC

  59. JenThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 10:13pm PST

    I gave a sandwich to a homeless person.

  60. Sandra nThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 11:01pm PST

    I brought back surprise timbits for a co-worker! If people around me feel good, I feel good.

  61. TintinFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 12:22am PST

    I gave some of my loose change to someone living on the streets in Downtown.

  62. bjhFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 5:29am PST

    Working with patients and families in a children’s hospital. A great perspective check.

  63. stephFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 7:53am PST

    My daughter dropped her itouch beside our car when we got out to go see a movie. The people parked next to us picked it up and left a note on our car with a phone number where we could reach them. My daughter was so thrilled to get it back.

  64. AlexFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 9:22am PST

    I always hold the door open for people when most don’t

  65. David D.Friday, February 10th, 2012 — 9:28am PST

    Bought the person’s coffee in the drive-thru line behind me at Tim’s this morning, as I do every Friday! 🙂

  66. vincentFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 9:32am PST

    I gave a homeless person $10

  67. VanessaFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 9:48am PST

    I gave up my seat on the bus for an elder

  68. SamanthaFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 9:58am PST

    My neighbour is always caring for our other neighbour who’s quite elderly. He helps her with anything she needs – cleaning, cooking, bringing her food, and checking in to make sure she’s well. I always see him holding doors/umbrellas for everyone, bringing home coffees and always has a smile on – literally always. He deserves the tickets on this one!

  69. taniaFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:08am PST

    Gave directions to a lost driver!

  70. SitaFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:11am PST

    Go Leafs Go!! 🙂
    I give up seats on skytrain/bus and hold elevators open for the last minute run in!!

  71. rinoFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:18am PST

    I help out the local school.

  72. RubyFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:20am PST

    Brought coffee for few employees at work.

  73. Sylvia FFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 11:15am PST

    Once my husband stopped his car along 12th near Cambie St in Vancouver, when he saw a man in an electric wheelchair stuck in the mud. He got out, dislodged the guy, then we were off! It was so quick but I know it meant so much to that man.

  74. Lyn StewartFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 11:45am PST

    BCAA has an excellent reputation. The auto
    staff are helpful and knowledgeable.
    BCAA has quick response to needy calls.

  75. Adam VintFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 11:48am PST

    I swept the side walk for my neighbours.

  76. Darcy-Vancouver BC SuperhostFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 11:49am PST

    I helped an older lady with a walker down a small flight of stairs.

  77. Michael KwanFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 12:11pm PST

    I helped a lost couple with driving directions.

  78. dbFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 12:58pm PST

    I paid the bus fare for an older woman who didn’t have a ticket

  79. Elizabeth BFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 1:42pm PST

    My best friend sent my Mom (who’s in treatment for the big C) a beautiful flower arrangement today for an early Valentines surprise. So sweet! <3

  80. SharylinFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 2:15pm PST

    A friend of mine has a dear friend of hers is visiting from the East Coast and they joined us for dinner a couple of weeks ago, she loved my banana bread. Last week the three of us were getting together for an outing and I’d baked another banana bread so I could give it to her. The expression on her face and the twinkle in her eye when I gave it to her was worth it!

  81. CarmelleFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 2:57pm PST

    Gave away extra copies of games I had through random draws.

  82. AmandaFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 4:46pm PST

    I held the door open for a big group of people at a restaurant.

  83. IainFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 6:47pm PST

    Another parent rushed to assist my child when he fell on the playground.

  84. kelseyFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 7:01pm PST

    i kept the door open for someone

  85. AimeeFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 7:02pm PST

    I gave CPR to a man at the zoo who collapsed and stopped breathing.

  86. Mike GismondiFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:16pm PST

    I picked up a glove that someone unknowingly dropped and gave it back to them.

  87. Angela GriffinFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:17pm PST

    I gave away some items for a charity silent auction.

  88. EileenFriday, February 10th, 2012 — 10:34pm PST

    I collected and delivered blankets from friends to the recent blanket drive.

  89. Angela MSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 12:37am PST

    My neighbor came and dropped some baked goods off on my doorstep.

  90. AlexSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 2:51am PST

    I helped a stranger to give him direction to a local mall.

  91. Albert CSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 6:18am PST

    Always holding the door and elevator

  92. HenrySaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 8:42am PST

    I saw a person offer their seat on the Skytrain to an older person.

  93. Linda CSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 10:30am PST

    I met a elderly and handicapped homeless person downtown early one morning when I was heading to work early during the weekend. He was begging for money for food. He did look hungry so I went to Timmys and got him a full breakfast meal.

    I went looking for him during my lunch to give him takeout from a nearby restaurant.

  94. Stephanies SSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 11:09am PST

    I made breakfast in bed for my boyfriend!

  95. Ruby BSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 12:03pm PST

    I flagged down a sales clerk in a store for a child that was wandering around crying for his mother.

  96. Randy BSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 12:12pm PST

    I surprised my fiance with a home cooked meal after she had been working late all week

  97. AndrewSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 12:15pm PST

    Gave up my seat on the Canada Line to an older lady.

  98. NancySaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 6:08pm PST

    Guy leaving his street parking spot plugged the meter just before he left… said, “Merry Christmas” to me as he drove away. Nice!!

  99. MarshallSaturday, February 11th, 2012 — 8:14pm PST

    Bought a ticket for a student to attend a school Valentine’s dance that he couldn’t afford.

  100. RebeccaSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 1:20am PST

    I participated in a charity trivia event on Thursday to help build a library in Uganda.

  101. Steph :)Sunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:17am PST

    A man dropped money (it was a bill) on the skytrain and right away 2 different people on either side of him told him before he walked away.

  102. JennySunday, February 12th, 2012 — 9:13am PST

    gave my seat to an older lady on the skytrain.

  103. Teresa KSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 1:09pm PST

    I helped an elderly woman take out her groceries.

  104. Aaron B.Sunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:00pm PST

    I cleaned my fiancee’s parents’ place top to bottom!

  105. JSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:02pm PST

    I paid for the coffee of the car behind me in the Starbucks drive thru the other day

  106. Richard LalondeSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:04pm PST

    I got my friend a job through connections of mine.

  107. VanessaSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:07pm PST

    One of the guys at my work saw this lady run off the road. He pulled over, towed her car out of the ditch, got it towed, and then drove the woman to her daughter’s house. Best act of kindness so far this year 🙂

  108. Kevin WaltonSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:09pm PST

    I gave directions to a stranger.

  109. kevin baggsSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 2:38pm PST

    We’re taking out daughter and son in law from Toronto up to Whistler next Thurs. Coming back just in time to win the tickets and see the game.

  110. mariaSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 3:03pm PST

    I helped a paralyzed lady at my work who didn’t have a caregiver with her.

  111. NicoleSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 4:52pm PST

    Recently I anonymously donated a check to the Knights of Columbus so they could either give it away to a charity of their liking or use it for their necessities.

  112. Buddha GirlSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 5:11pm PST

    Gave the homeless guy at Kingsway & Joyce Liquor Store couple blankets.

  113. Christopher CoSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 8:23pm PST

    I saw a Canucks fan give a kid a brand new Green Men Jersey after his first Canucks Game1 Truly the heart of a Canuck.

  114. Samuel MaSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 9:02pm PST

    Played doorman yesterday to a group of 12 strangers

  115. DchoiSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 9:19pm PST

    I smiled at a stranger.

  116. lukas bellSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 9:20pm PST

    i gave my friend money for lunch

  117. mjSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 9:39pm PST

    I volunteered to MC a gathering in place of another friend whose husband was ill and had to stay at the hospital all night. I did not have to do this, but I know she needed to rest and take care of her husband 🙂

  118. MarianneSunday, February 12th, 2012 — 10:47pm PST

    Picked up litter trash around my local neighborhood.

  119. GigiMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 8:41am PST

    Just something small – a man in a wheelchair was having trouble reaching for a bag of lifesavers by the checkout, so I grabbed it for him. 🙂

  120. vaughanMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 9:02am PST

    Let the children and elderly on the bus first.

  121. RandyMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 9:10am PST

    I made breakfast in bed for my wife on Sunday and brought her flowers last night. She has been out working and spinning her wheels not getting the results as fast as she would like.

  122. VinceMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 10:23am PST

    Brought lunch for a homeless woman and her dog

  123. ashleeMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 10:34am PST

    my friend paid for the people’s drinks behind her at starbucks!

  124. Gary TMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 12:21pm PST

    I held the door open for mom and her little one, even though they were over 20 metres away

  125. CyndiMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 12:22pm PST

    I always say “good morning” to people I pass by – may not seem like much, but I notice not many others do it – and it always seems to put a smile on the faces of the people I say it to. I like to think that maybe they return home in a better mood than when they left.

  126. VinceMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 1:32pm PST

    I brought a homeless woman and her dog lunch.

  127. Ei-LeenMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 7:16pm PST

    I dropped my scarf while shopping & a lady picked it up & ran (in her heels) after me to return it.

  128. Jason TMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 7:42pm PST

    I gave up my restaurent reservation to an elderly couple

  129. GinaMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 8:28pm PST

    bought one of my co-workers lunch

  130. JohnMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 8:34pm PST

    helped drive a friend to work

  131. Shawn PainchaudMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 8:34pm PST

    I researched and printed out a list of neurologists for pediatrics for a couple who didn’t know what they should do for their 2 year old daughter who was having seizures every hour. The list was of all the pediatric neurologists who attend BC Children Hospital.

  132. gail whitworthMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 9:29pm PST

    I’m taking care of my terminal cancer ridden husband , both in and out of the hospital. please pray for him

  133. JeanneMonday, February 13th, 2012 — 9:50pm PST

    I helped my elderly mom go out for a walk today. She was just discharged from hospital on weekend.

  134. AllisonTuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 8:00am PST

    I bought a meal for someone pan handling outside tim hortons. he was incredibly appreciative, best feeling ever.

  135. MimiTuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 10:38am PST

    A stranger stopped for my friend on the side of the road (her tire had popped & she didn’t have a spare). He helped her take off the tire, drove to the nearest gas station, had the tire fixed, and drove back to help her put it on again.

  136. BernadetteTuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 12:28pm PST

    a lady was sitting at the bus stop last week and crying, she wasn’t an ordinary lady but she was less fortunate and was considered to be a “bag lady” everyone else wouldn’t even look twice at her nor even go near her. I saw that she was crying, I went up to her, put my hand on her shoulder and asked her what was wrong.,..her daughter’s bday was today and she no longer had custody of her daughter for the last 3 years and haven’t seen her in over a year. I asked her would she mind if we went out for a coffee to celebrate her daughters day so that she can celebrate it even in spirits and we did we sat down with a chocolate covered cupcake and coffee and celebrated, cried and prayed. It was one of the best days of my life…smiles.

  137. KandesTuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 1:40pm PST

    I helped a man to his car with his groceries, he had two children with him and was really struggling, not much trouble to me and it meant a lot to him you could tell!

  138. Julia E.Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 1:41pm PST

    I helped an elderly woman about 2 weeks ago. I was with my family at Save-on Foods, near the book section. They were looking around and I happened to look down one of the aisles and I saw a little white-haired elderly woman struggling to put a box of cat-litter into her walker. She was starting to look very frustrated. Without a word, I left my family for a moment and offered my assistance. After adjusting the tray on the elderly woman’s walker, I managed to hoist the cat litter and secure it onto her seat. She was very grateful for the help. My family didn’t see what happened and I just kept it to myself and felt good about myself for a deed well done.

  139. AnnieTuesday, February 14th, 2012 — 5:53pm PST

    Offered my seat to an elders on the bus

  140. GraceWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 8:40am PST

    It was difficult for a car to make a left turn, so I pressed the pedestrian button for her.

  141. C WilsonWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 9:17am PST

    I texted all the single women I know yesterday and wished them Happy Valentines day and told them they were loved…..

  142. richard wWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 10:09am PST

    I offered my seat to a sweet lady on the bus the other day

  143. StotesWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 10:26am PST

    I gave movie tickets to Kids Up Front (http://www.kidsupfrontvancouver.com/).

  144. ColinWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 11:51am PST

    It’s a shame that common courtesy is starting to be misconstrued as an act of kindness. Holding the door open or giving up your seat for an old lady should be the norm.
    /end rant

    I went through the drive thru last week, and the fellow in the car in front of me had paid for my meal. What a great gift! So I followed the trend and paid for the car behind me. Maybe they did the same. I don’t know when the chain started, or when it ended, but I was happy to be a link in the middle.

  145. Gladys TsangWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 11:56am PST

    I always make sure to hold the door open or give up a seat on public transit. A smile also always goes a long way.
    In particular, last week, a man tried to withdraw $2000 from an ATM but could not get it to work. He took his bank card and went into the bank branch. When I then approached the ATM, a huge stack of $20s came out. I brought the stack into the branch so that they could sort it out.

  146. JannaWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 12:00pm PST

    I gave a friend a hat I’d ordered online because she’d said her daughter would love it and by the time it arrived her daughter was quite sick. Apparently it really made her day.

  147. JenniferWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 12:03pm PST

    My husband got a flat on the back left, on the Barnet Hwy. He was sort of struggling when a guy and his son pulled over to get the spare on faster and get my husband on his way. I thought that was pretty much the coolest thing I’ve heard in awhile and am grateful to those strangers who didn’t have to, but reached out to help. One in a million.

  148. BrendaWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 12:33pm PST

    Yesterday coming out of the bathroom stall, I didn’t realize the back of my skirt was tucked into my tights and a nice woman told me that it was! How embarrassing that could’ve been!

  149. brittanyWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 3:04pm PST

    bought the lady in front of me her coffee when she realized she left her wallet in the car!

  150. Steve Zussino – Grocery AlertsWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 3:14pm PST

    I helped pay it forward at the grocery store handing a mom some coupons to save her some money on a product I saw she was buying. She was really thankful!

  151. Sharelle DaycoWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 3:38pm PST

    I helped a young “potential teacher” on her application to the program that I succcesffuly got into a couple of years ago. I don’t really know her (friend of a friend) but someone helped me when I applied, so I figured I would help her out in return.

  152. AmyWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 3:41pm PST

    Holding the door for someone when they had a handful of groceries!

  153. chrissyWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 4:01pm PST

    I lent a stranger my cell phone 🙂

  154. mandy sandhuWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 5:47pm PST

    This am, I gave the rest of my paid parking ticket to someone who had just entered the parkade so they didnt have to pay.

  155. VonWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 7:38pm PST

    Keep an eye out for a pair of visually disabled people who were crossing at a major intersection.

  156. MaryWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 7:45pm PST

    Today on my walk to work to Saint Paul’s Hospital from the Burrard Station, I witnessed a woman approach a street person sitting on the sidewalk in the rain and give her own jacket and wrapped it around them!

  157. janetWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 8:28pm PST

    i gave someone bus fare the other day so he could get to work

  158. JenWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 9:38pm PST

    I baked some chocolate chip oatmeal cookies for an elderly lady who used to be my neighbour. I brought her the cookies and we had a wonderful visit 🙂

  159. JeremyWednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 9:40pm PST

    I helped a friend move across the province, in the snow….everyone else who said they would help ended up not showing up!

  160. TimTuesday, February 21st, 2012 — 4:12pm PST

    I recently got tested to see if I was a match for stem cell transplant to help a terminally ill stranger. I am still hoping I am a match for someone in need so I can help! I urge everyone else to do the same! Also donate blood regularly!

  161. Mike SMonday, January 28th, 2013 — 12:26am PST

    I saw an elderly lady drop her glove and I picked it up a have it to her as she wasn’t aware she dropped it.

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