Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Canstruction 2009

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Each year in Vancouver the Canstruction competition and exhibition showcases talented individuals and teams who can design and create magnificent structures and sculptures by using nothing but cans of food. What Canstruction Vancouver – Public viewing of the exhibition Where The new Vancouver Convention Centre, use Thurlow street entrance When April 26 – May 3, […]

IMPACT 2009 Dress for Success Event

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Tomorrow evening Dress for Success Vancouver will host its 10th annual IMPACT fundraising event. When Tuesday April 21st from 5:30-7:30pm Where Birks (698 West Hastings Street, Vancouver) Tickets Available online, starting at $75 Dress for Success is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 to help clients find jobs by offering up the appropriate attire needed […]

Riding to Break the Cycle, Guest Post by Chris Walts

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I recently handed over a microcredit gift certificate to Chris Walts (of The 49th Parallel) since he pinged me on Twitter and seemed to have a cause in need of this donation. The following was written by Chris so he could share a bit more about his campaign with my readers… What would you do […]

Developmental Disabilities Association Visit

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A while back I was contacted by Victor Tang, the Communications & Marketing Manager at the Developmental Disabilities Association about some of their initiatives and services. In his email he asked if he would be able to send me some information however, having recently returned from our Iowa trip at the time (and our visit […]

Orange Day by the Union Gospel Mission

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From March 27th until April 10th the Union Gospel Mission wants to encourage you to get outside, explore Vancouver, your neighbourhood, and your local parks. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr Take a walk (instead of filling up the car with gas) and head to the market (in place of going out for that big fancy […]