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The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)

Lit Surrey firehall a highlight of Bright Nights in Stanley Park, where train isn’t rolling

Proceeds from the by-donation attraction and 50/50 draw fund burn-survivor programs

 

Musician Daniel Wesley in a promo photo shot in Maui in 2018. (Photo: danielwesley.com)

Rockin’ realtor Daniel Wesley to headline Santa Fox Ball at Coquitlam casino theatre

Since 2006 Wesley has recorded nine albums of feel-good songs, most recently in 2019

 

Harold Zelt’s 2023 Dogs of White Rock calendars are on sale now, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA. This is his third year showcasing the city’s pets for charity. (Contributed photo)

Senior releases third Dogs of White Rock calendar

Launched during the pandemic, effort raises funds for the SPCA

 

Santa visits with a young guest during the White Rock RCMP’s 2021 Children’s Clothing Drive. (Contributed photo)

White Rock RCMP’s children’s clothing drive taking place Nov. 26

Fifth-annual event to benefit Sources, Options; drop-offs accepted until Dec. 10

Santa visits with a young guest during the White Rock RCMP’s 2021 Children’s Clothing Drive. (Contributed photo)
Hockey linesman Mike McGowan smiled in hospital despite a broken jaw. (Photo: gofundme.com/f/smoothie-fundraiser)

‘Worst nightmare’ for hockey linesman after puck breaks jaw at Langley rink, but then donations pour in

Mission-raised Mike McGowan was sent to hospital in Surrey during Saturday’s university-league game

Hockey linesman Mike McGowan smiled in hospital despite a broken jaw. (Photo: gofundme.com/f/smoothie-fundraiser)
B.C. rugby player Nick Allen is waking from an induced coma in Indonesia, after suffering severe injuries in a vehicle crash on Nov. 7, 2022. The long-term impact of his injuries aren’t yet known. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe/’Nick Allen’s Recovery’)

Pro B.C. rugby player suffers traumatic brain injury in car crash abroad

Extent of Nick Allen’s injuries won’t be known until he is fully woken up from medically-induced coma

B.C. rugby player Nick Allen is waking from an induced coma in Indonesia, after suffering severe injuries in a vehicle crash on Nov. 7, 2022. The long-term impact of his injuries aren’t yet known. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe/’Nick Allen’s Recovery’)
Surrey Hospitals Foundation will ‘Shine’ a light on the need for youth and children health services in Surrey their latest fundraising campaign. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Hospitals Foundation will ‘Shine’ a light on the need for more children and youth health services

Funds from the campaign will go towards children and youth healthcare at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Surrey Hospitals Foundation will ‘Shine’ a light on the need for youth and children health services in Surrey their latest fundraising campaign. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Hairy Surrey Eagles broadcaster Joey Pitt, left, poses for a photo with bald Vancouver Canucks play caller Brendan Batchelor in September. Pitt plans to be shaved bald next March to make a wig for a kid with cancer. (Submitted photo)

Now THAT’S hockey hair: Surrey Eagles broadcaster grows massive mullet to make wig for kids

Joey Pitt’s season-long fundraiser is inspired by a close friend lost to cancer

Hairy Surrey Eagles broadcaster Joey Pitt, left, poses for a photo with bald Vancouver Canucks play caller Brendan Batchelor in September. Pitt plans to be shaved bald next March to make a wig for a kid with cancer. (Submitted photo)
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‘We are at capacity’: Centre that helps Surrey-area women sees surge in demand for services

Sold-out ‘Frozen’ gala aims to raise $300K for busy Sources Community Resources Centres

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Gord Portman and his dog Zippy sit at Marina Way Park while holding a picture of a bench he would like to have installed in memory of those who have lost their lives to an overdose. (Mark Brett photo)

Penticton hero’s dog ingests cocaine and meth while working outreach

Gord Portman’s dog Zippy is still in serious condition and needs help

Gord Portman and his dog Zippy sit at Marina Way Park while holding a picture of a bench he would like to have installed in memory of those who have lost their lives to an overdose. (Mark Brett photo)
A Surrey Beavers’ player makes a tackle in a “Ruck for the Cure” game in 2016 at Sullivan Heights Park. To date the club has raised more than $100,000 for cancer research. The 2022 version of Ruck for the Cure is set for Oct. 22. (File photo: Boaz Joseph)

Surrey Beavers to ‘Ruck for the Cure’ this Saturday

Cloverdale-based team launches 9th annual cancer fundraiser.

  • Oct 19, 2022
A Surrey Beavers’ player makes a tackle in a “Ruck for the Cure” game in 2016 at Sullivan Heights Park. To date the club has raised more than $100,000 for cancer research. The 2022 version of Ruck for the Cure is set for Oct. 22. (File photo: Boaz Joseph)
Trevor Halliday (right) has competed at several Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off events at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm in the past, but his wife Joanne (left) competed for the first time this year. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Trevor and the giant pumpkin raise money for BC Children’s Hospital

Laity Pumpkin Patch’s weight guessing contest runs until Oct. 30

Trevor Halliday (right) has competed at several Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off events at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm in the past, but his wife Joanne (left) competed for the first time this year. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
This Brookswood house in Langley is one of ten top prizes in this year’s Millionaire Lottery fundraiser for the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery prizes include a $3.2 million Langley house

Fundraising tickets for the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation now on sale

  • Oct 11, 2022
This Brookswood house in Langley is one of ten top prizes in this year’s Millionaire Lottery fundraiser for the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sia Sidhu poses for a photo in her home in Surrey on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Sia’s Burger Shack is back again on Oct. 16

All the funds from the event will go directly to B.C. Children’s mental health department

Sia Sidhu poses for a photo in her home in Surrey on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)

6-pack of Chilliwack craft breweries collaborate on beer for charity

All profits from ‘Chilliwack Common’ lager will go to Chilliwack Park Society

Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)
Al & Laurie Silvester on their wedding day in Sept. 2021. (Submitted photo)
Al and Laurie Silvester on their wedding day in Sept. 2021. (Submitted photo)

Surrey woman works to hit cancer fundraising target in husband’s memory

In his last few weeks, Al Silvester was adamant about sharing his story and raising money

Al & Laurie Silvester on their wedding day in Sept. 2021. (Submitted photo)
Al and Laurie Silvester on their wedding day in Sept. 2021. (Submitted photo)
A cancer researcher conducts lab work for the BC Cancer Foundation. On Wednesday (Sept. 21), the foundation announced the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign. (Photo courtesy of BC Cancer Foundation)

BC Cancer launches $500M fundraising campaign as patient numbers projected to grow

Estimated 37,000 British Columbians will be diagnosed with disease annually by 2030

A cancer researcher conducts lab work for the BC Cancer Foundation. On Wednesday (Sept. 21), the foundation announced the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign. (Photo courtesy of BC Cancer Foundation)
Marianne Greaves of Art To Wear with one of her shawl designs with CARP Mad Hatter’s Tea Party fashion show coordinator Rhonda McJannet. Contributed photo

South Surrey Mad Hatter’s Tea raises money for CARP

Peninsula merchants contribute to Morgan Creek event happening Sept. 24

Marianne Greaves of Art To Wear with one of her shawl designs with CARP Mad Hatter’s Tea Party fashion show coordinator Rhonda McJannet. Contributed photo
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Guests of the SEMO Foundation attend the INSPIRE 2022 fundraiser event atop the Westlund Building in Langley Aug. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

SEMO Foundation hosts in-person fundraiser for six charities

First in-person INSPIRE event since 2019

Guests of the SEMO Foundation attend the INSPIRE 2022 fundraiser event atop the Westlund Building in Langley Aug. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)