Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

The Red Sock Project in Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Footprints Conservation Society’s Planting The Seed Gala

Comments 37 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Footprints Conservation Society presents Planting the Seed, an upcoming community fundraising event in Coquitlam. Footprints is a non-profit organization that provides environmental education programs in elementary and middle schools throughout Greater Vancouver. Funds raised at the gala will be put toward helping local children plant forestry in their neighbourhood (specifically Panorama Park in the […]

Support the UGM & You Could Win Vancouver Giants Tickets

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants are featuring a “Celebrity Dash for Cash” at this Friday’s game where local personalities will be able to raise funds for their favourite causes. In the spirit of this event, the Vancouver Giants have offered one of my readers a pair of tickets to the game while I have come up with […]

Movember 2010 in Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Movember campaign is in full swing as many moustached “Mo Bros” continue to grow their facial hair and fundraising totals. Last year I had the chance to speak with one of Movember’s founders, Adam Garone of Melbourne, to learn more about this campaign that is taking the world (and internet world) by storm. […]