Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Daffodil Day in BC

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The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver have declared April 9th as Daffodil Day, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). The Vancouver Team wearing their pins – photo: Canadian Cancer Society on Flickr It may look like a daffodil pin but it’s actually a badge of courage. The Canadian Cancer […]

Earth Hour Vancouver

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Earth Hour is happening Saturday March 27, 2010 from 8:30pm until 9:30pm, whichever timezone you are in. During this time, individuals and businesses are encouraged to turn off all unnecessary items that are plugged in, starting with the lights. The difference made in this single hour, around the globe, is measurable and a sign that […]

Donate to Win Tickets to the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

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Robert Scales of VancouverAccess2010.com recently approached me to see if I could help run a contest to give away his tickets to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. Wanting to do more than simply hold a draw, Robert had the fantastic idea to also raise funds for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. We only […]

SFU Wins Spread the Net Challenge

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I was at Simon Fraser University last September for the launch of the Spread the Net challenge and it was a pleasure to be back to hear the announcement that they were the winning school. The challenge was to see which school across Canada could raise the most in support of Spread the Net’s mosquito […]

YES! Vancouver Philanthropy Workshop

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Y.E.S! Vancouver (Young Executives for Success) is hosting a workshop March 23rd featuring panelists that will discuss how philanthropy fits into their lives. Stand Up! Leveraging Business Knowledge & Personal Passions Panelists include Chris Breikss of 6S Marketing Inc., Heather White of 2020 Communications, Judy Brooks of Blo, and philanthropic leader Matt Hill of Run […]