Charity and Donations

Splashes Auto Care is located in South Surrey Auto Mall (Google street view screenshot)

South Surrey business giving portion of sales back to community

Splashes Auto Care started their charity endeavour in March 2020

 

Sikh Motorcycle Club ended their ride in Surrey on Sunday (July 31), from Abbotsford. The club rode around the province to spread awareness about diabetes and the importance of research into the disease to support those living with it and help find a cure. Together, they raised money for Diabetes Canada, a charity organization dedicated to doing the work. (Sobia Moman photo)

Sikh Motorcycle Club rode through Surrey in an effort to raise money for diabetes research

The club supports Diabetes Canada in achieving their goal of finding a cure for diabetes

 

First West Foundation, through its Envision Financial Community Endowment, is granting BC Alberta Guide Dogs $15,000 to support its Autism Service Dog Program. (BC & Alberta Guide Dogs/contributed photo)

$75K granted to Delta non-profit groups

Reach Society, Take a Hike Foundation, SHER Vancouver, BC & Alberta Guide Dogs among 45 B.C. grantees

 

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Surrey shirts and more sold in Women of Options campaign to help Surrey-area youth in need

Production of civic-pride merch led by pals Michelle Kim and Rebecca Bollwitt

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Kwantlen Park Secondary grad Hamzah Sami with the 2009 Nissan Rogue SL he won during a recent dry-grad event. (Submitted photo)

Grad’s car raffle win caps one ‘special’ night for Surrey’s Kwantlen Park Secondary

‘It was very surreal, I tell you that much,’ says Hamzah Sami, winner of 2009 Nissan Rogue

Kwantlen Park Secondary grad Hamzah Sami with the 2009 Nissan Rogue SL he won during a recent dry-grad event. (Submitted photo)
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Surrey firefighters cook lunch for students who won a coin-drive challenge for Ignite cause

Kids at Sullivan Elementary ‘were so happy to finally have their barbecue’

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South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)

Wigs for Kids’ silent auction underway online

Provincial organization helps children with cancer and other illnesses

South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)
Four of Surrey’s young “Juice Box Heroes” were at Holland Park on Saturday (June 18) to sell juice boxes during Surrey Fest Downtown. Pictured clockwise from top left are Chloe Gravel-Fallis, Alex Patterson, Delilah Patterson and Isabella Patterson. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Four of Surrey’s young “Juice Box Heroes” were at Holland Park on Saturday (June 18) to sell juice boxes during Surrey Fest Downtown. Pictured clockwise from top left are Chloe Gravel-Fallis, Alex Patterson, Delilah Patterson and Isabella Patterson. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Promo image for a new “Ball Drop” fundraiser launched by Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Canucks Alumni. (Photo: twitter.com/SFFCharitable)
Promo image for a new “Ball Drop” fundraiser launched by Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Canucks Alumni. (Photo: twitter.com/SFFCharitable)
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COSTLY LIVING: ‘Buy Nothing’ movement grows in Surrey as people look to give, receive gifts

‘Gift economy’ networks help people save money and also reduce waste

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Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lionel Courchene Park (Photo: Tom Zillich)

New legacy fund for Surrey’s Lionel Courchene Park honours baseball volunteer Caroline Schellekens

‘A first enhancement project is expected to be announced at the SCBA opening-day ceremony in April 2023’

Lionel Courchene Park (Photo: Tom Zillich)
A participant flashed a V for victory sign as the Fraser Valley MS Walk got underway in Langley City’s Douglas Park on Sunday, May 29. 97 participants raised more than $31,000. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Walk against MS raises more than $31K in Fraser Valley

First in-person event since pandemic merged regional walks into one

A participant flashed a V for victory sign as the Fraser Valley MS Walk got underway in Langley City’s Douglas Park on Sunday, May 29. 97 participants raised more than $31,000. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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Sullivan Elementary teacher Annette Harris with student Maeva Bhullar, who raised $6,126 during the school's Jump Rope for Heart campaign. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey student, 6, raises more than half of school’s $10,473 total, then donates prize toy

‘I want to help people,’ says Maeva Bhullar at Sullivan Elementary

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Sullivan Elementary teacher Annette Harris with student Maeva Bhullar, who raised $6,126 during the school's Jump Rope for Heart campaign. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Coffee farmers in Uganda, who work with Kingsley Griffin enjoying the first batch of coffee that they all grew together. (Contributed photo)

‘Labour of love’: White Rock company selling coffee from and for Uganda

Charity event to raise money to build school library in Uganda set for June 11 to 12

Coffee farmers in Uganda, who work with Kingsley Griffin enjoying the first batch of coffee that they all grew together. (Contributed photo)
People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)

Community rallies to help B.C. couple battling rare form of cancer

GoFundMe launched after wife was diagnosed with the same rare cancer husband is fighting

People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)
Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.

Once sidelined by a rare and potentially fatal blood disease, this family is now giving back

For Indigo, the hospital was a magical place. Now she’s helping other kids have the same experience.

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Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.
Sashbear Walk participants during a recent event held in Toronto. (Submitted photo)

Sashbear Walk in Surrey aims to expand mental health, suicide-prevention programs

Foundation was launched in Toronto after the 2011 suicide death of Sasha Menu Courey at age 20

Sashbear Walk participants during a recent event held in Toronto. (Submitted photo)
Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.

Once sidelined by a rare and potentially fatal blood disease, this family is now giving back

For Indigo, the hospital was a magical place. Now she’s helping other kids have the same experience.

  • May 9, 2022
Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.
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50 ‘Women of Options’ want to raise $1.5M for Surrey youth ‘falling through cracks’

‘Gamechangers’ fundraiser launched by Surrey-based Options Community Services

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