Archive for the category "charity"

Canucks Alumni Hockey

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

These alumni games seem to be popping up all over the place and dang it, I’m going to attend at least one. The latest takes place January 14th at South Surrey Arena (I believe that’s smack dab in the middle of Softball City, where the Eagles play). 96.9 JACK FM is proud to present the […]

Hometown Sunday

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Since we’re spending the afternoon in Surrey I thought I would do a little more than list links to various charitable organizations in Vancouver. The Surrey Food Bank serves over 13,000 people a month, many of them children, and it is in dire need of food and donations. You can donate in person between 8:00am […]

Special Days

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Yesterday was World AIDS Day. In Vancouver, there were services and campaigns to help raise awareness [AIDSVan]. Around the world, nations and communities marked the day, whether it was by handing out red ribbons or massive public demonstrations. …The need for additional treatment and prevention programs, health officials say, remains staggering. The global pandemic has […]

21st Century Living

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I’d like to think that we do our part throughout the year to help those less fortunate or at least donate our time (since we don’t have much money) to help others. You could say that John and I do that every weekend and I suppose doing all those fun runs (Run for the Cure, […]

canuck huggin for a cause

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Nothing like waking up on a foggy Thursday morning and realizing that it’s Raise a Reader Day. Since its national inception in 2002, the CanWest Raise-a-Reader campaign has raised more than $5 million for family literacy programs across Canada… On Raise a Reader Days, people in lovely yellow shirts line the streets and for a […]