Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Call for Artists: The Art of Being Together by L’Arche

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L’Arche Greater Vancouver is ramping up for a community art showcase fundraiser and they are putting the call out to local artists who would like to participate. Seeking Artwork Inspired by Community L’Arche Greater Vancouver is seeking submissions by emerging artists for “The Art of Being Together”, an upcoming juried show. Ten finalists will be […]

Movember 2009

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]