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Last year’s Realtors Care Blanket Drive collected 192 bags of warm clothing and blankets for the Abbotsford-Mission area. The 2020 version is collecting only cash donations. (File photo)

Annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive adapts to pandemic

Campaign across the Fraser Valley asks only for cash donations in 2020

 

Jack Herring, 3, met Santa at a 2017 ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP. This Saturday (Nov. 28), the detachment will host a drive-thru collection drive as part of its month-long children’s clothing drive. (File photo)

Children’s clothing, winter wear sought at White Rock RCMP ‘main event’

Drive-thru collection day set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28

 

Recently-retired Peace Arch Hospice executive director Beth Kish takes the mic from Gordie Hogg during a previous Rotary Noël event. (File photo)

Peace Arch Rotarians host ‘COVID-19 version’ of annual fundraiser

Rotary Noël raffle tickets available until Dec. 20

 

The Rotary Club of South Surrey’s Oct. 31 shredding fundraiser generated around $10,000. (Contributed photo)

Shredding event raises $10,000 for South Surrey Rotarians’ efforts

Funds to benefit local, international projects

The Rotary Club of South Surrey’s Oct. 31 shredding fundraiser generated around $10,000. (Contributed photo)
Before passing away in January 2014 Keian Blundell delivered toys to children at the hospital who couldn’t come home for Christmas. (Blundell family/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Before passing away in January 2014 Keian Blundell delivered toys to children at the hospital who couldn’t come home for Christmas. (Blundell family/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A volunteer wraps a cooked lobster ready for the Semiahmoo Rotary’s First Annual Lobster Fest, while former MP Gordon Hogg (in background) lends his colorful presence directing traffic for the physically-distanced drive through event outside the Rotary Filed House in South Surrey. (Linda Hensman photo)

Inaugural Semiahmoo Rotary lobster fest scores success

Drive-through dinner event aims to become an annual tradition

A volunteer wraps a cooked lobster ready for the Semiahmoo Rotary’s First Annual Lobster Fest, while former MP Gordon Hogg (in background) lends his colorful presence directing traffic for the physically-distanced drive through event outside the Rotary Filed House in South Surrey. (Linda Hensman photo)
Sources volunteers face off at the organization’s ‘Enchanted’ gala – one as a fairy and the other as her magic-mirror reflection – held in 2019. (Tiffany Kwong photo)

‘Rising infections’ prompts move to virtual Sources gala

Silent auction, raffle opens to public at 9 a.m. Oct. 30

Sources volunteers face off at the organization’s ‘Enchanted’ gala – one as a fairy and the other as her magic-mirror reflection – held in 2019. (Tiffany Kwong photo)
Four-legged attendees were a draw for a previous rotary club shredding event. (File photo)

Rotarians’ shredding event returns to South Surrey

By-donation opportunity set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31

Four-legged attendees were a draw for a previous rotary club shredding event. (File photo)
Phil Harbridge and his granddaughter Teal. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey man raises funds for multiple myeloma research

Vancouver Multiple Myeloma March to take place Sunday, Oct. 18

Phil Harbridge and his granddaughter Teal. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing will hold a fundraiser Saturday (Oct. 10), with proceeds going to support youth programs at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. (3 Dogs Brewing Facebook photo)

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewery to host fundraiser for Alexandra Neighbourhood House

Saturday event held in conjunction with World Mental Health Day

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing will hold a fundraiser Saturday (Oct. 10), with proceeds going to support youth programs at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. (3 Dogs Brewing Facebook photo)
Jim Kilback scored a hole-in-one at Semiahmoo Rotary’s charity golf tournament, winning a GMC truck. (Scott Hind photo)

PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Rotary golf tourney raises $60G for Sources

Proceeds to benefit Sources’ Comfort and Care During COVID-19 response fund

Jim Kilback scored a hole-in-one at Semiahmoo Rotary’s charity golf tournament, winning a GMC truck. (Scott Hind photo)
Beaded ornaments were among items up for sale at a previous arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)

South Surrey African-dinner fundraiser sidelined by pandemic

Mini art show, gecko sale planned in lieu of October soiree

Beaded ornaments were among items up for sale at a previous arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)
Liz Holroyd is gearing up for this year’s Parkinson SuperWalk, and is encouraging others to sign up in support of Parkinson Society British Columbia. The virtual event is set for Sept. 12-13. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Parkinson SuperWalk a virtual affair

Participants encouraged to walk neighbourhood trails, streets, parks Sept. 12-13

Liz Holroyd is gearing up for this year’s Parkinson SuperWalk, and is encouraging others to sign up in support of Parkinson Society British Columbia. The virtual event is set for Sept. 12-13. (Contributed photo)
Katie Hobson in the 2016 Nissan Frontier that has been purchased to replace her run-down 1995 Ford Ranger. (Submitted photo)

New truck for Abbotsford woman with severe allergies

GoFundMe campaign helps out Katie Hobson, who is having ‘tiny home’ built

Katie Hobson in the 2016 Nissan Frontier that has been purchased to replace her run-down 1995 Ford Ranger. (Submitted photo)
Weston and his father Glen Abel, in a family photo posted on a GoFundMe page. Weston, aged 5, died on Aug. 18, 2020. (GoFundMe)

Two fundraisers set up in wake of young Chilliwack boy’s death

GoFundMe fundraisers created for future bursary, counselling for those who witnessed tragic accident

Weston and his father Glen Abel, in a family photo posted on a GoFundMe page. Weston, aged 5, died on Aug. 18, 2020. (GoFundMe)
People take part in the Parkinson SuperWalk on Sept. 9, 2017 in Chilliwack, B.C. The 30th annual fundraiser for Parkinson Society British Columbia is going virtual this year on Sept. 12 and 13. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Parkinson SuperWalk goes virtual throughout B.C. due to COVID-19

People encouraged to walk around their neighbourhood, along community trails, through parks, forests

People take part in the Parkinson SuperWalk on Sept. 9, 2017 in Chilliwack, B.C. The 30th annual fundraiser for Parkinson Society British Columbia is going virtual this year on Sept. 12 and 13. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Manpreet Singh, 22, died on Saturday, July 25, 2020 when he drowned in Cultus Lake. His family is now raising money to send his body back home to India. (GoFundMe/ Chilliwack Progress)

GoFundMe set up to help send body of Cultus Lake drowning victim back home to India

Manpreet Singh, 22, died on Saturday, July 25 while he was swimming in the lake at Entrance Bay

Manpreet Singh, 22, died on Saturday, July 25, 2020 when he drowned in Cultus Lake. His family is now raising money to send his body back home to India. (GoFundMe/ Chilliwack Progress)
Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. A GoFundMe campaign is underway to fund a pricey drug to help her fight the condition. That effort is also being supported with a charity car-wash in South Surrey on July 19. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey car wash to help raise money for baby in need of $3M drug

Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal needs expensive treatment to fight rare genetic disorder

Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. A GoFundMe campaign is underway to fund a pricey drug to help her fight the condition. That effort is also being supported with a charity car-wash in South Surrey on July 19. (Contributed photo)
North Delta’s Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness is partnering with Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner for a bi-weekly outdoor fundraising event beginning this week. (Submitted photo)

North Delta yoga studio’s Fridays at the Farm to benefit local animal sanctuary

The outdoor four-class series will benefit Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner

North Delta’s Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness is partnering with Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner for a bi-weekly outdoor fundraising event beginning this week. (Submitted photo)
Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)