Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Cocktails for a Cause with Jillian Harris

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Jillian Harris (The Bachelorette, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) will be hosting a fundraising event on June 17th benefiting Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. Despite her move to Chicago and her new role as a designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Jillian will be attending this event in Surrey, BC and showing her support for Big […]

Five Hole for Food

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Five Hole for Food will see Vancouver hockey bloggers taking to the streets across Canada this summer to play hockey and raise funds for local Food Banks. The tour will stop in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria and wrap things up in Vancouver this July. “I love hockey and I wanted to […]

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

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The 23rd annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend starts tomorrow with a broadcast on Global TV that will run straight through to Sunday night. This is one of the largest fundraising events of the year for the BC Children’s Hospital and even I was personally invited to take part. Having a niece and four nephews, […]

A Day at the Races with BOB

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This Sunday join BOB (Building Opportunities With Business) at Hastings Racecourse for a special fundraising event. BOB is a community economic development organization in the Downtown Eastside. They are a non-profit organization with a goal of supporting local business development and increasing job opportunities for inner-city residents. Last night at the YWCA Women of Distinction […]

Vancouver’s Next Top Charity 2010

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Photo by: ng.kelven Social media can be used for many purposes: sharing what you just ate for breakfast, finding out the score of the hockey game, or connecting with colleagues. One of my favourite aspects of the medium is that it can also be used for social good. Vancouver’s Next Top Charity is a video […]