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SFU Wins Spread the Net Challenge


Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 — 12:12pm PDT
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I was at Simon Fraser University last September for the launch of the Spread the Net challenge and it was a pleasure to be back to hear the announcement that they were the winning school. The challenge was to see which school across Canada could raise the most in support of Spread the Net’s mosquito […]

YES! Vancouver Philanthropy Workshop


Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 — 3:44pm PDT
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Y.E.S! Vancouver (Young Executives for Success) is hosting a workshop March 23rd featuring panelists that will discuss how philanthropy fits into their lives. Stand Up! Leveraging Business Knowledge & Personal Passions Panelists include Chris Breikss of 6S Marketing Inc., Heather White of 2020 Communications, Judy Brooks of Blo, and philanthropic leader Matt Hill of Run […]

The Art of Being Together by L’Arche


Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 — 9:00am PDT
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A few months ago I was asked to emcee an event put on by L’Arche, an international organization that supports those with developmental disabilities. I gladly accepted and The Art of Being Together will take place this Saturday in Burnaby. The Art of Being Together Saturday March 6, 2010 from 1:00-5:00pm 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, […]

Hearts for Haiti 2010


Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 — 8:30am PDT
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Hearts for Haiti: An evening of Art and Jazz is an upcoming event that involves an art auction in support of the Canadian Red Cross‘ relief efforts in Haiti. Over 50 pieces of art will be available for auction at the Pacific Palisade Hotels on Robson, including paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Marla Guloien, a local […]

House of Switzerland Fundraiser for Streetohome


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 — 2:40pm PDT
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The House of Switzerland Canada, the Swiss pavilion located at Bridges on Granville Island, will be hosting a fundraising auction now until February 28th in support of Streetohome. In Vancouver today, at least 3,700 people don’t have a home to call their own. Streetohome is dedicated to ensuring that residents of our city have access […]

Vancouver Pub Night for Haiti


Thursday, January 28th, 2010 — 9:33am PDT
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The Vancouver digital media industry is hosting the Help for Haiti Pub Night tonight at Steamworks in Gastown. Photo credit: Greg Timm on Flickr Lead organizer and videogame veteran, Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch says, “Like many Canadians, our hearts go out to Haiti. My husband, Eli and I are both take action type of people and […]