Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

With Glowing Hearts Unfestival Today

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During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]

Thrill The World Vancouver 2010

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The annual Thrill The World Thriller dance recreation by local zombies is taking play October 23rd. The Vancouver event (that is timed to coincide with other dances around the world) will take place at 4:00pm that day. Vancouverites can practice their Thriller moves this Saturday, October 2nd at the Roundhouse. Other rehearsal dates are October […]

Raise a Reader 2010

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Every fall Canucks veterans and newcomers take to the streets of Vancouver to hand out newspapers and pose for photos with smiling fans. Tomorrow, September 29th, they’ll be at it again with the Vancouver Sun in hand and with proceeds going to literacy programs across Canada during Raise-a-Reader Day. “Raise-a-Reader, a year-round initiative that raises […]

Run for the Cure 2010

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The CIBC Run for the Cure is coming up Sunday, October 3rd. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr What The CIBC Run for the Cure, benefiting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation When Sunday, October 3rd at 9:00am (opening ceremonies) Where Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver How Register in advance for the 5km run, walk or 1km […]

Terry Fox Run Locations for 2010

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It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope changed Canada, and the world, forever. Terry Fox feature on ESPN a few years ago In 1976 a boy living in Port Coquitlam, BC was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of cancer that develops near the knee. His leg would be amputated and he would […]