Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Bentwood Boxes for Charity at the Lattimer Gallery

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Established in 1986 by Leona Lattimer, the Lattimer Gallery specialized in First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast. Now operated by Leona’s grandson, Peter Lattimer, the gallery is selling a collection of beautifully-carved bentwood boxes by way of a silent auction. Twenty boxes have been created by twenty artists including Metis artist James Michels and […]

CBC Open House & Food Bank Day 2010

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The CBC broadcast centre will open its doors this Friday, December 3rd for its 24th annual Open House and Food Bank Day. The public are invited to bring in a donation for the Food Bank and enjoy newsroom tours, live broadcasts, and performances. Donations will be accepted in person from 8:00am until 7:00pm or online […]

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 […]