Archive for the category "charity"

Social Media for Change: Tulips for Tomorrow Update


Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 — 10:11am PDT
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Last October I wrote a post about the Surrey Memorial Hospital expansion, and followed up by contacting the Fraser Health Authority about a campaign I had read about. As a result, I was able to help them connect with other bloggers and get their message out using social media, augmenting the distribution and exposure of […]

Social Media for Change: UGM Update


Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 — 8:46pm PDT
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Just a quick update on the UGM website and blog that was recently launched. As the official blog of Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver, BC, The Street aims to share stories of hope from our daily work with people in need here in the Lower Mainland I met local web monetization guru John Chow when […]

New Website for the UGM


Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 — 4:06pm PDT
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This afternoon I stopped by the Union Gospel Mission on East Cordova as I was invited to an open house to celebrate the launch of their new website. Built by a local company and using a sleek-looking cms (content management system) the UGM has been pretty excited about the changes. The most ambitious part of […]

Food Bank and Surrey Love


Monday, March 10th, 2008 — 9:50pm PDT
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Checking in this evening on some local non-profits, I found out about the following event coming up this month that will help raise funds for the Surrey Food Bank: Universal Cultural Society of Canada is hosting their second annual Holi Festival of Colours to Eliminate Racism. “Celebrating the colours of life for the elimination of […]

Bowl for Big Brothers Classic – Update


Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 — 12:27pm PDT
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Now that our team is complete for the Bowl for Big Brothers Classic, I’d like to introduce our members, their blogs, and provide an update. Corinna of GusGreeper – Sponsor Corinna Keira-Anne of Keira-Anne – Sponsor Keira Duane of DuaneStorey – Sponsor Duane John of JohnBollwitt – Sponsor John John of JohnBiehler – Sponsor John […]

Canuck Place Adventure Challenge


Sunday, February 17th, 2008 — 4:47pm PDT
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I recently received an email from Malcolm, a teacher and volunteer who is also a participant in the annual Canuck Place Adventure Challenge. He informed me about this event that place in the fall (going on 3 years now) that involves performing various physical tasks while raising funds for Canuck Place Childrens Hospice. Canuck Place […]

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