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Construction of Peace Arch Hospital’s ER expansion is underway. The auxiliary committed $1.5 million over three years to the expansion’s new surgical suite. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Construction of Peace Arch Hospital’s ER expansion is underway. The auxiliary committed $1.5 million over three years to the expansion’s new surgical suite. (Tracy Holmes photo)
With schools closed and events cancelled, Growing Smiles Fundraising has switched its efforts to community plant sales which support local food banks and community groups. (Submitted)

Community plant sale in Surrey to help support food bank and community groups

Growing Smiles Fundraising has created a new way to give back to the community during COVID-19

With schools closed and events cancelled, Growing Smiles Fundraising has switched its efforts to community plant sales which support local food banks and community groups. (Submitted)
Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)
Gary Robbins is running 100 miles uphill on a treadmill today from his own Chilliwack garage. (Linda Barton-Robbins)

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Gary Robbins is running 100 miles uphill on a treadmill today from his own Chilliwack garage. (Linda Barton-Robbins)
The Sgouraditis family from Chilliwack has come up with a unique way to raise money for a local non-profit. The kids will be cutting their dad’s hair via a Zoom tutorial with a local hair salon, and the more money they raise, the wackier the haircut will be. (YouTube image)

VIDEO: Trio of Chilliwack boys ready to shave dad’s head for charity

The Sgouraditis family has found a creative way to help local organization that feeds students

The Sgouraditis family from Chilliwack has come up with a unique way to raise money for a local non-profit. The kids will be cutting their dad’s hair via a Zoom tutorial with a local hair salon, and the more money they raise, the wackier the haircut will be. (YouTube image)
Ethan Fleming is fighting cancer for the second time in his life. He is about to undergo a stem cell transplant, with cells harvested from his 17-year-old sister. (Submitted photo)

B.C. teen donating stem cells for brother’s second fight with cancer

Chilliwack’s Fleming family appealing to the public to look into stem cell donation

Ethan Fleming is fighting cancer for the second time in his life. He is about to undergo a stem cell transplant, with cells harvested from his 17-year-old sister. (Submitted photo)
Former White Rock Youth Ambassador Emma Rose Harvey is vying for the B.C. crown, and is hosting a charity dance to support hospice along the way. (Contributed photo)

White Rock teen taking a swing at B.C. Ambassador title

Upcoming ’50s dance doubling as a fundraiser for Peace Arch Hospice Society

Former White Rock Youth Ambassador Emma Rose Harvey is vying for the B.C. crown, and is hosting a charity dance to support hospice along the way. (Contributed photo)
A display to raise awareness and support for those with lymphedema is in South Surrey March 6. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey display aims to boost awareness of lymphedema

March 6 is World Lymphedema Day

  • Mar 5, 2020
A display to raise awareness and support for those with lymphedema is in South Surrey March 6. (Contributed photo)
View Royal Firefighters Jake Haymes (left), Jon Swick, Riley Leach, Matt Hamilton, Drew Coleman (Climb 2020 Team Captain), and Joey Drolet climbed the wall in Vancouver in support of the BC Lung Association. (File contributed/BC Lung Association)

Hundreds of B.C. firefighters ‘climb the wall’ for BC Lung Association

The charity fundraiser saw participants climbing up 48 storeys

View Royal Firefighters Jake Haymes (left), Jon Swick, Riley Leach, Matt Hamilton, Drew Coleman (Climb 2020 Team Captain), and Joey Drolet climbed the wall in Vancouver in support of the BC Lung Association. (File contributed/BC Lung Association)
Surrey Hospital Foundation officials and others at the 2020 Celebration of Care Gala, held Saturday (Feb. 22) at Aria Banquet Centre in Surrey. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Sold-out Surrey party raises $1.35M in ‘Celebration of Care’ at hospital

Hollywood-style event attracted close to 700 people to Aria Convention Centre

Surrey Hospital Foundation officials and others at the 2020 Celebration of Care Gala, held Saturday (Feb. 22) at Aria Banquet Centre in Surrey. (submitted photo)
From right: Guildford Town Centre marketing director Kyla Way presents a cheque to Jane Adams, president and CEO of Surrey Hospital Foundation. The funds were raised through a two-weekend Winter Festival at the mall. (Submitted photo: Jessica Gares)

Guildford’s Winter Festival raises nearly $7K for Surrey Memorial Hospital

Funds raised through two weekends of skate rentals, on-site donations

From right: Guildford Town Centre marketing director Kyla Way presents a cheque to Jane Adams, president and CEO of Surrey Hospital Foundation. The funds were raised through a two-weekend Winter Festival at the mall. (Submitted photo: Jessica Gares)
Former White Rock resident Joey Johnson has been in a Dubai hospital for a number of weeks. (Facebook photo)                                Former White Rock resident Joey Johnson has been in a Dubai hospital for a number of weeks. (Facebook photo)

GoFundMe started for former White Rock man who suffered hemorrhage in Dubai

Family friend suspects hospital bill to be in the hundreds of thousands

Former White Rock resident Joey Johnson has been in a Dubai hospital for a number of weeks. (Facebook photo)                                Former White Rock resident Joey Johnson has been in a Dubai hospital for a number of weeks. (Facebook photo)
South Surrey boy, 11, hopes to raise $3,000 for Sources – and be Prime Minister

South Surrey boy, 11, hopes to raise $3,000 for Sources – and be Prime Minister

White Rock Coldest Night of the Year event to take place Feb. 22

South Surrey boy, 11, hopes to raise $3,000 for Sources – and be Prime Minister
Victoria Terrace neighbours held their ‘Feast for Friends’ event last year, and will be renewing the effort next month. (Contributed photo)

White Rock neighbours to host second-annual ‘Feast for Friends’

Victoria Terrace residents to raise money for food bank

Victoria Terrace neighbours held their ‘Feast for Friends’ event last year, and will be renewing the effort next month. (Contributed photo)
The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)
Victoria woman Lynn Phillips was runover twice during a girl’s trip to L.A. (File submitted/ GoFundMe)

Victoria woman in L.A. hospital after she was run over twice

Lynn Phillips has suffered from multiple broken bones and internal bleeding

Victoria woman Lynn Phillips was runover twice during a girl’s trip to L.A. (File submitted/ GoFundMe)
Dominique, an intern at Critter Care with Freddy, a young raccoon. (Critter Care Wildlife Society)

Langley wildlife shelter could use help during ‘baby season’

Baby animals are arriving by the hundreds at Critter Care

Dominique, an intern at Critter Care with Freddy, a young raccoon. (Critter Care Wildlife Society)
The Surrey Fire Fighters annual tree chip will take place on January 6, 2018. (@SFFCharitable / Twitter)

LIST: Surrey’s upcoming Christmas tree chipping fundraisers, bottle drives

Chip-in for community causes this new year and recycle your tree, bottles

The Surrey Fire Fighters annual tree chip will take place on January 6, 2018. (@SFFCharitable / Twitter)
The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)

Trackless train to tour Cloverdale cul-de-sac for charity this Friday

All raised funds will go towards the Surrey Memorial neonatal intensive care unit

The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)
Morgan Plato (7 1/2) and Chase de Balinhard (8). (Sam Anderson)

Clayton boy turns 8, throws cancer research fundraiser instead of birthday party

Chase de Balinhard, 8, spent his birthday raising money for his hero Terry Fox.

Morgan Plato (7 1/2) and Chase de Balinhard (8). (Sam Anderson)