fundraising

White Rock Youth Ambassador Emily Tepper delivers lunch to one of the first Bunches of Lunches recipients in November 2020. (bunchesoflunches.ca photo)

White Rock Youth Ambassadors partner to deliver ‘Bunches of Lunches’ for seniors

Program raises funds for weekend meal program for students

 

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores

Door-to-door sales cancelled amid pandemic’s third wave

 

A GoFundMe campaign has been started for the family of Greta Loewen, 11, who has had serious complications from spinal surgery. Greta required the surgery to stabilize her spine, which was damaged from cancer treatment.

GoFundMe campaign to help Abbotsford girl, 11, paralyzed after spinal surgery

Greta Loewen survived bone cancer, but treatment took a toll on her spine

A GoFundMe campaign has been started for the family of Greta Loewen, 11, who has had serious complications from spinal surgery. Greta required the surgery to stabilize her spine, which was damaged from cancer treatment.
South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey coffee shop fundraiser marks one-year with Easter-themed sale

Everbean Cafe selling Easter treats in support of gift-card campaign for health-care workers

South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)
Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Jim Hughson speaks with Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber (centre) and Brendan Gallagher (right) during the Nite of Champions virtual gala. (Contributed photo)

KidSport BC’s virtual Nite of Champions gala raises more than $100,000

‘We are very grateful and very appreciative of everybody’s commitment,’: chapter president

Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Jim Hughson speaks with Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber (centre) and Brendan Gallagher (right) during the Nite of Champions virtual gala. (Contributed photo)
Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Kilted Scotsman launches walking trek across Canada in B.C.

Michael Yellowlees departs Tofino to raise funds for endangered Caledonian Forest

Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a virtual fundraiser, the Bunny Hop, this month, in which participants are encouraged to get out and walk, run or bike a one, five or 10 km route. (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary to host virtual ‘Bunny Hop’

Fundraiser aims to raise $10,000 between now and April 6

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a virtual fundraiser, the Bunny Hop, this month, in which participants are encouraged to get out and walk, run or bike a one, five or 10 km route. (Contributed photo)
The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)

Fundraiser created for Boston Bar family that lost everything in weekend fire

Witnesses say the Kimber family escaped the fire without injury, but their home is a total loss

The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
A group of friends from Southridge School have formed a group, Youth Helping the Girls, which aims to support young girls in Ghana. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey teens raising funds to help girls in Ghana

Group of friends to hold multiple fundraisers throughout the year

A group of friends from Southridge School have formed a group, Youth Helping the Girls, which aims to support young girls in Ghana. (Contributed photo)
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help the family of Riley Stevens, who suffers from a rare condition called Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. (Contributed photo)

GoFundMe campaign aims to help family of young White Rock boy with rare condition

‘He has been through so much already in his short life,’ says mother

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help the family of Riley Stevens, who suffers from a rare condition called Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. (Contributed photo)
Sources’ David Young thanks participants at a previous Coldest Night of the Year event; this year’s event, set for this weekend, will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock’s Coldest Night of Year event begins today

More than $170,000 has been raised for virtual Sources fundraiser

Sources’ David Young thanks participants at a previous Coldest Night of the Year event; this year’s event, set for this weekend, will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary students from the Colour of Campus Society donated $525 worth of COVID-19 supplies to the school. (Contributed)

Semiahmoo students donate $525 worth of COVID supplies to school

Group of students worked with art club to host online fundraiser

Semiahmoo Secondary students from the Colour of Campus Society donated $525 worth of COVID-19 supplies to the school. (Contributed)
Feb. 8-12 marks the first ‘Foundations Week’ at Peace Arch Hospital. PAHF adopted an interstellar theme for its annual gala fundraiser event in 2019. (PAH Foundation photo)

LETTERS: Donors’ generosity makes PAH Foundation’s work possible

Feb. 8-12 marks the first ‘Foundations Week’ at Peace Arch Hospital

  • Feb 8, 2021
Feb. 8-12 marks the first ‘Foundations Week’ at Peace Arch Hospital. PAHF adopted an interstellar theme for its annual gala fundraiser event in 2019. (PAH Foundation photo)
Grade 6 and 7 students at White Rock Elementary designed and sold face masks, and donated the profit to the food bank. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary students design and sell masks in support of food bank

Grade 6-7 class sells 99 masks, raises more than $300 for cause

Grade 6 and 7 students at White Rock Elementary designed and sold face masks, and donated the profit to the food bank. (Contributed photo)
Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson, left, a South Surrey resident, interviews Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green at the 2019 Nite of Champions gala. (Tom Zillich photo)

KidSport’s Nite of Champions gala to go virtual for 2021

Shea Weber, Travis Green and Scott Neidermayer to be among speakers at March 9 event

Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson, left, a South Surrey resident, interviews Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green at the 2019 Nite of Champions gala. (Tom Zillich photo)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
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LETTER: It’s a busy season for auxiliary volunteers

Purdy’s chocolate sale fundraiser now underway

  • Dec 16, 2020
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A cheque is presented at the conclusion of the Drive Pink campaign. (Contributed photo)
A cheque is presented at the conclusion of the Drive Pink campaign. (Contributed photo)
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AUXILIARY NOTES: Fundraising for Peace Arch Hospital continues amid pandemic

Volunteers have held numerous fundraisers over past nine month, with more on way

  • Dec 6, 2020
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