Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

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 […]

Loud Shirt Day 2010

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Friday May 28th is Loud Shirt Day in Vancouver benefiting The Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre in BC. Photo by: Loud Shirt Day on Flickr The idea is to register yourself, your workplace or your friends and raise funds while wearing your loudest, wackiest, craziest shirt possible. Think Jeans Day but for another cause and […]

National Wear it Pink Day 2010

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National Wear it Pink Day in Canada is May 27th, 2010. The Weekend to End Women’s Cancers (formerly known as the Weekend to End Breast Cancer) started the campaign in order to raise awareness for their upcoming event this summer, benefiting BC Cancer Foundation. Photo credit: Ron Sombilon Gallery One in seven women will be […]

A Night at MOV with Conor Holler, Volume 1

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One of my favourite websites about our city, Vancouver is Awesome, is venturing into late night next week. While they don’t plan on rivaling Leno’s scripted laughs or Fallon’s dance moves, they just might top Craig Ferguson’s awesomeness. The best part is, we’re all invited to take part. A Night at MOV with Conor Holler, […]