Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Canuck Place Adventure Challenge

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently received an email from Malcolm, a teacher and volunteer who is also a participant in the annual Canuck Place Adventure Challenge. He informed me about this event that place in the fall (going on 3 years now) that involves performing various physical tasks while raising funds for Canuck Place Childrens Hospice. Canuck Place […]

Raising the Roof Toque Tuesday

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every so often while walking the streets of Vancouver you’ll have the chance to buy something. It may be a hot dog, fresh roasted chestnuts, a print from that guy who draws black and white sketches Tupac and Wayne Gretzky, or perhaps a daily newspaper. On Tuesday February 5th, volunteers will take to the streets […]

Support the Boobies

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those of you who use the popular instant status updating, feed-publishing, messaging, window-into-your-soul web application, Twitter may have noticed over the last few weeks that some of your contacts or those you’re “following” have changed their avatars to include peas. The peas represent frozen peas, actually, and they’ve morphed into this entire support network that […]

Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]

Skate for a Cure

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have decided to participate in the BC Children’s Hospital “Skate for a Cure” campaign. Skate for a Cure is an exciting fundraising event that encourages kids of all ages to get involved in raising funds to find a cure for childhood cancer. [SkateforaCure.com] The incentive here, aside from raising money for childhood cancer research, […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Adopt-A-Family

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update 2010 The Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family program is back for 2010. Last year I wrote a few blurbs about the Adopt-a-Family program through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. I’m now noticing a lot of Google search love from people seeking to learn more so here’s the scoop: The Adopt-A-Family program is a way to match up […]