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The CIBC Run for the Cure in Surrey, seen here in a 2016 photo, returns for a virtual event on Oct. 3, 2021. (File photo)

Surrey car-wash event to support CIBC Run for the Cure

Annual run a virtual affair, set for Oct. 3

 

The Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's Superfluity Shop – pictured here during 65th anniversary celebrations – has been the auxiliary's main source of fundraising during the pandemic. (File photo)

South Surrey ‘Trunk Treasures’ sale a first for hospital auxiliary

Organizers hope Sept. 25 event will boost coffers after 18-month pandemic-imposed lull

 

Participants in a previous Climb for Alzheimer’s event are all smiles. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey, White Rock residents invited to Climb for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Society of B.C. fundraiser is in its 10th year

 

Peace Arch Duty Free Shop president Peter Raju and his wife Usha hosted a fundraiser last week to benefit the Diabetes Transformation Project at BC Children’s Hospital. Their store reopened last month after being closed since March 2020. (File photo)

Peace Arch Duty Free owners help raise $540K for children’s diabetes program

‘It takes a village’ event was held in Richmond on Aug. 26

Peace Arch Duty Free Shop president Peter Raju and his wife Usha hosted a fundraiser last week to benefit the Diabetes Transformation Project at BC Children’s Hospital. Their store reopened last month after being closed since March 2020. (File photo)
Mother-daughter duo Karen Cartmill (right) and Chrissie Thernes raised more than $11,000 for the BC Cancer Foundation as participants in the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey mother-daughter duo raise $11,000 in Tour de Cure

Karen Cartmill and Chrissie Thernes cycled 100 km in memory of sister/aunt Kathy Stonehouse

Mother-daughter duo Karen Cartmill (right) and Chrissie Thernes raised more than $11,000 for the BC Cancer Foundation as participants in the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)
Members of Team Sarah outside Chilliwack General Hospital. (Submitted)

Tour de Cure team rides in honour of B.C. nurse who died of cancer

Sarah Penner and her unborn baby both died of cancer; Team Sarah formed in her memory

Members of Team Sarah outside Chilliwack General Hospital. (Submitted)
Volunteers with the student-led Uplift Canada Foundation will be in the White Rock area on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 to pick up donations of unused clothing that will be distributed amongst local shelters, including the Phoenix Society. (Contributed photo)

Uplift Canada Foundation to collect unused clothing in White Rock this Saturday

Group has held monthly pickups around Lower Mainland to benefit range of charitable organizations

Volunteers with the student-led Uplift Canada Foundation will be in the White Rock area on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 to pick up donations of unused clothing that will be distributed amongst local shelters, including the Phoenix Society. (Contributed photo)
About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Folks step up to raise money for Parkinson Society of B.C. with SuperWalk

Annual event goes virtual for 2nd year in a row, funds go to Parkinson’s research, programming

About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
Tractorgrease owner Jeff Bonner is closing his live music venue in September due to debt incurred during the pandemic, despite it being a “highly successful” business, he said. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Highly successful’ live music venue in Chilliwack closing as result of pandemic, says owner

Debt incurred throughout pandemic too much for Tractorgrease, supporter starts fundraiser to help

Tractorgrease owner Jeff Bonner is closing his live music venue in September due to debt incurred during the pandemic, despite it being a “highly successful” business, he said. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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‘Superheroes’ to rappel Surrey tower in another Drop Zone fundraising event

‘I’ve personally scaled down the building and it’s quite an experience,’ says Prospera Credit Union boss

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Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)

Blizzards forecast in BC in October – each raising funds for children’s hospital care

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day reset for Oct. 28 in province and across Canada

Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)
Nine-year-old Chilliwackian Emily Loewen shares a moment with Lytton mayor Jan Polderman on Tuesday. Loewen presented Polderman $3,440 on Tuesday, Aug. 3, most of it raised through lemonade sales. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Nine-year-old Chilliwack girl presents Lytton mayor with $3,440 from lemonade sales

Emily Loewen’s donation may be used to help re-stock the Lytton library once it’s rebuilt

Nine-year-old Chilliwackian Emily Loewen shares a moment with Lytton mayor Jan Polderman on Tuesday. Loewen presented Polderman $3,440 on Tuesday, Aug. 3, most of it raised through lemonade sales. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Ride into History fundraiser rolls through Fraser Valley

Group of 80 motorcyclists makes stop in Chilliwack while raising money for two charities

About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey mother-daughter duo join virtual ride for cancer

Karen Cartmill and Chrissie Thernes to pedal 100 km on Aug. 28

Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)
A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)

White Rock restaurant raises $21K for B.C. wildfire appeal

Tips, donations collected at Charlie Don’t Surf July 20 matched by owners, government

A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)
In Surrey Hospice Society’s virtual golf tournament, Aug. 13-16, registrants may submit scores achieved at any course. (File photo)

Surrey Hospice Society takes virtual golf tournament worldwide

‘Why You Suck at Golf’ event to beneft grief support programs

In Surrey Hospice Society’s virtual golf tournament, Aug. 13-16, registrants may submit scores achieved at any course. (File photo)
Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)

GoFundMe started for grieving mother after Surrey stabbing, fire

Work colleagues, friends start fundraiser with $15,000 for rent, funeral costs

Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Snowbirds to fly over White Rock this afternoon

Late Capt. Jennifer Casey ‘definitely shining a light on this’

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

White Rock restaurant staff to donate tips for Lytton

Charlie Don’t Surf fundraiser set for July 20

Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)