Archive for the category "charity"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008


Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 — 1:27pm PST
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It’s official, there will be a Blogathon in Vancouver this year (and by official, I mean that I created a wiki page with useful information and a sign up sheet). Based on the Blogathon of the past, which is not in operation this year, bloggers are encouraged to sign up, pick a non-profit of choice, […]

Summer Vancouver Charity Event Roundup


Monday, June 23rd, 2008 — 9:20pm PST
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There is so much going on in Metro Vancouver this summer I thought it would be key to note those that were in support of causes around the region. Photo credit: Sokazo on Flickr Spirit of Stanley Park Last weekend of June, 2008 Entrance to Stanley Park @ English Bay [More Info] No Pants Party […]

Dreaming of Blogathon 2008


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 — 12:08pm PST
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Last year I participated in Blogathon, which is an organized event for a charity of the author’s choice which involves said blog author to post every 30 minutes for 24 hours. 48 blog posts in 24 hours is quite the feat but with the encouragement of the entire Blogathon community, your readers, friends who bring […]

Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp


Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 — 9:28am PST
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I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

Eagles in the City


Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 — 8:31am PST
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Two years ago Vancouver was overrun with Spirit Bears on almost ever street corner. Photo credit: RightAntler on Flickr Batman, Darth Vader, and Brent Butt were some of the themes for these posed monuments that, once auctioned off at the end of the campaign, helped raise over half a million dollars for the BC Lions […]

Social Media for Change: Tulips for Tomorrow Update


Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 — 10:11am PST
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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 […]

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