Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Hockey for the Homeless Day Vancouver

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May 7th 2010 has been declared by the City of Vancouver as Hockey for the Homeless Day. This annual fundraiser and hockey tournament where your team can face off against Canucks and NHL alumni all for a cause. According to the latest Metro Vancouver Homeless Count, almost 2,600 local men, women and children don’t have […]

Twestival Global Vancouver 2010

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This is the third time I have organized Twestival in Vancouver and each experience has been an adventure and a challenge. Since 2007 I have been using my site to raise awareness and funds for causes, from the annual Blogathon or through events I have hosted, to collecting food donations for these causes. Photo credit: […]

Daffodil Day in BC

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The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver have declared April 9th as Daffodil Day, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). The Vancouver Team wearing their pins – photo: Canadian Cancer Society on Flickr It may look like a daffodil pin but it’s actually a badge of courage. The Canadian Cancer […]

Earth Hour Vancouver

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Earth Hour is happening Saturday March 27, 2010 from 8:30pm until 9:30pm, whichever timezone you are in. During this time, individuals and businesses are encouraged to turn off all unnecessary items that are plugged in, starting with the lights. The difference made in this single hour, around the globe, is measurable and a sign that […]

Donate to Win Tickets to the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

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Robert Scales of VancouverAccess2010.com recently approached me to see if I could help run a contest to give away his tickets to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. Wanting to do more than simply hold a draw, Robert had the fantastic idea to also raise funds for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. We only […]