Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Movember Events in Vancouver 2010

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As the month known as Movember comes to a close, moustached faces across the city are preparing for the shaving of a lifetime. It was more evident this year than any other, from Vancouver to Whistler and Victoria, that men in BC really do care about a cause (and aren’t afraid to look a little […]

Bif Naked to Speak at BC Cancer Agency Community Cancer Forum

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Tomorrow the Westin Bayshore downtown is hosting the BC Cancer Agency Community Cancer Forum with an impressive line-up of speakers including local singer, songwriter and internationally-acclaimed artist Bif Naked. She will sharing her personal story about her battle with breast cancer over the last two years. “I Love Myself Today” from Purge, 2001 Having been […]

Warm Clothing Donation Sites in Vancouver

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Ducking into our houses to escape the ghosts made with our breaths, we grab our flannel pijamas, fleece blankets, and cozy-up on the couch to keep warm for the evening. Unfortunately for many in Vancouver, this just cannot and does not happen. Hundreds are on the streets and in shelters, without the luxury of a […]

The Red Sock Project in Vancouver

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As temperatures dip below freezing and beyond, thoughts turn to those on Vancouver’s streets and their need to keep warm this winter. Nood in Gastown has launched a campaign along with the Salvation Army that will supply Vancouver’s less fortunate with at the very least, a warm pair of socks. Photo credit: Nood Canada on […]

Night of a Thousand Dinners 2010

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UBC’s International Relations Students Association is once again presenting the Night of a Thousand Dinners (N1KD) that will take place November 23rd at the Croatian Cultural Center. Renamed to “Meals for a Mine-Free World” for 2010, the gala raises funds and awareness for the Canadian Landmine Foundation through dinners across the country. “As the largest […]