Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Riding to Break the Cycle, Guest Post by Chris Walts


Monday, April 13th, 2009 — 1:10pm PDT
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I recently handed over a microcredit gift certificate to Chris Walts (of The 49th Parallel) since he pinged me on Twitter and seemed to have a cause in need of this donation. The following was written by Chris so he could share a bit more about his campaign with my readers… What would you do […]

Developmental Disabilities Association Visit


Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 — 8:30pm PDT
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A while back I was contacted by Victor Tang, the Communications & Marketing Manager at the Developmental Disabilities Association about some of their initiatives and services. In his email he asked if he would be able to send me some information however, having recently returned from our Iowa trip at the time (and our visit […]

Orange Day by the Union Gospel Mission


Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 9:52am PDT
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From March 27th until April 10th the Union Gospel Mission wants to encourage you to get outside, explore Vancouver, your neighbourhood, and your local parks. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr Take a walk (instead of filling up the car with gas) and head to the market (in place of going out for that big fancy […]

Weekend to End Breast Cancer Fundraisers Today


Sunday, March 29th, 2009 — 10:41am PDT
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I interviewed Helen last month about her campaign to raise funds and participate in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer. Today, she’s holding a garage sale and everyone is invited to come and check it out. When: 9:00am – 4:00pm today, Sunday March 29, 2009 Where: 11427 Somerset Crescent, North Delta [Google Map] Info: There […]

Food Bank Event: Boink for A Cause


Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 — 7:00am PDT
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Photo credit: svacher The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society fully expects you to do a double-take when reading the title of the upcoming fundraising event March 20th, which is being hailed as a real boink-a-thon. Boink Day is March 20th and you’re encouraged to stop by the Vancouver Art Gallery to take your turn jumping […]

Canucks Fan Zone Liveblog March 15 2009


Sunday, March 15th, 2009 — 1:30pm PDT
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Tonight I’ll be at GM Place to liveblog the Canucks game. We’ll have photos, video, commentary and a live chat up on the Fan Zone section of Canucks.com, and we’ll also be following the conversation on Twitter, using the hashtag #Canucks. Chris Zimmerman, President and CEO of the Canucks stops by the live blog On […]

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