Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Ice Cream for a Good Cause


Sunday, August 9th, 2009 — 10:09pm PDT
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I decided to treat myself tonight and give into the cold, silky, smooth temptation of ice cream. While doing so I was reminded of two dessert-related campaigns for good causes that are currently running… Being the first-ever Canadian flavour for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, the Barenaked Ladies‘ “If I had 1,000,000 Flavours” truly doesn’t […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2009 Event Update


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 — 7:32am PDT
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Blogathon Vancouver 2009 is just days away and preparations for the first-ever “on location” Blogathon event are coming along smoothly. Sponsors so far include Kontent Creative (for the logo work), Workspace (venue), Dairy Queen (lunch), and Developmental Disabilities Association (dinner sponsor). The lovely and talented Rachael Chatoor will stop by to treat us to some […]

KidSport – Sports Skills Are Life Skills Contest


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 — 10:15am PDT
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Tomorrow morning I’ll be out at the Vancouver Art Gallery taking part in the KidSport Media Challenge. We’ll squaring off in teams and engaging in some friendly athletic competitions to raise awareness about KidSport and their “Sports Skills Are Life Skills” campaign. To kick-off the campaign, local members of the media will put their life […]

Beauty Night and the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards


Monday, May 25th, 2009 — 9:26am PDT
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In just over a week I’ll be attending the 26th annual Vancouver YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and I was very pleased to see that Caroline MacGillivray, Founder and President of Beauty Night was on the list of this year’s distinguished nominees for Community Building. This past January I interviewed Caroline about her work with […]

BC SPCA Vancouver Open House


Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 — 7:08pm PDT
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A few weeks ago I wrote about it being Adoption Challenge month at the BC SPCA and I was able to stop by today with Keira and John to check out the Vancouver shelter‘s open house. I’m not sure these photos need captions, they pretty much speak for themselves. These are just a few of […]

Megaphone Magazine Article


Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 — 1:30pm PDT
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I was recently asked to submit an opinion piece to Megaphone Magazine, which has now been published in their latest issue. Megaphone comes out every two weeks and is published by the Street Corner Media Foundation (a registered non-profit). It’s actually a very special publication in that it enables those who are homeless or have […]

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