Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Movember 2009


Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 — 1:04pm PST
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In 2003 Adam Garone of Melbourne and his friends thought it would be funny to see how well they could each grow a mustache for an entire 30-day period. It was at this time Movember was created (Mo being local slang for a mustache) and they really had no idea how their silly idea would […]

Bras Across the Bridge 2009


Friday, October 30th, 2009 — 12:38pm PST
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Over the last few weeks Virgin 95.3 has been asking listeners to drop off bras at local Red Robin and Honda dealerships as a part of “Bras Across the Bridge”. For every bra collected, the sponsors will donate $2 to Breast Cancer research. Photo credit: Clar@bell on Flickr You still have time to contribute today […]

Night of New Beginnings at Covenant House


Thursday, October 29th, 2009 — 10:24am PST
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The Night of New Beginnings at Covenant House is a fundraising gala that will kick off their “30 days for 30 nights” campaign. This initiative aims to raise enough to fund the shelter’s operations for the entire month of December. Photo credit: portablematthew on Flickr Covenant House Vancouver exists for those young people for whom […]

Thrill The World Vancouver 2009


Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 — 8:24am PST
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I first heard about Thrill the World Vancouver a few weeks ago and when I received a follow-up email yesterday, which included a link to my friend John’s videos (below), it was the reminder I needed. Thrill the World is far more than a zombie dance flash mob and in preparation for the event, over […]

Boobalicious Vancouver 2009


Monday, October 19th, 2009 — 6:07pm PST
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The third annual Boobalicious Vancouver event will be happening Saturday November 7th in support of breast cancer awareness and research. Taking place at the Rocky Mountaineer station in Vancouver, this is not your average club night fundraiser. It will be a Pink Playground as art, fashion and music displays host a carnival for your senses […]

Daniel Igali Walk for Kids


Thursday, October 15th, 2009 — 9:27am PST
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The Daniel Igali 5K Walk/Run for Kids will take place in Bear Creek Park on Saturday October 17th, 2009. In 2000, Daniel Igali won the gold medal for Canada in men’s wrestling at the Olympic Games in Sydney. The Nigerian-born, Surrey resident’s moving display of placing the Canadian flag down on the mat, circling it […]

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