Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Success at Twestival Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After packing up the last of the leftover meat & cheese platters I waved to Marc, I drove home from YVRTwestival in the rain. I had just hosted an event for 250 people that raised over $9,000 for Concern Worldwide. My automatic windshield wipers began to sway back and forth as I thought about all […]

Global Agents for Change Gala Evening

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Global Agents for Change, a foundation that develops creative ways for young people to explore issues and take action, is hosting their annual gala tomorrow night. A part of the event is an awards ceremony where youth are recognized for their achievements over the past year. The two award categories include: Youth Acting Globally Award […]

UGM's Orange Day 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Union Gospel Mission is presenting their 2nd annual Orange Day happening April 2nd, 2010. Orange Day is actually a multi-day campaign to raise funds for the UGM’s Easter dinner, served to over 3,000 men, women and children in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Photo credit: Christine on Flickr The concept is simple, think about the activities […]

Hockey for the Homeless Day Vancouver

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May 7th 2010 has been declared by the City of Vancouver as Hockey for the Homeless Day. This annual fundraiser and hockey tournament where your team can face off against Canucks and NHL alumni all for a cause. According to the latest Metro Vancouver Homeless Count, almost 2,600 local men, women and children don’t have […]

Twestival Global Vancouver 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is the third time I have organized Twestival in Vancouver and each experience has been an adventure and a challenge. Since 2007 I have been using my site to raise awareness and funds for causes, from the annual Blogathon or through events I have hosted, to collecting food donations for these causes. Photo credit: […]