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White Rock Save-On-Foods management – (left to right) store manager Darryl Johnson, assistant store managers Bryan Doherty and Lisa Bodaly, and supervisors Bhavesh Kashyap, Mitchell Mobley and Lucien Renard – were subjected to pies in the face, thrown by their staff, after the team hit its Round Up for Kids fundraising goal. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Save-On-Foods’ staff throws pie to celebrate fundraising success

Managers agreed to pie-in-the-face ‘reward’ if staff surpassed $8,000 raised

White Rock Save-On-Foods management – (left to right) store manager Darryl Johnson, assistant store managers Bryan Doherty and Lisa Bodaly, and supervisors Bhavesh Kashyap, Mitchell Mobley and Lucien Renard – were subjected to pies in the face, thrown by their staff, after the team hit its Round Up for Kids fundraising goal. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary students rename playgrounds

Aquatic-themed monikers chosen

White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)
A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)

White Rock clothing drive to benefit women affected by violence

Donations are being collected through April 22

A drive-thru drop-off and information booth will be at the White Rock RCMP detachment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 13, 2022. (File photo)
Sources’ officials are celebrating after Coldest Night of the Year campaign surpasses goal of raising $200,000 for agency’s homelessness-prevention and rent bank programs. (Contributed photo)
Sources’ officials are celebrating after Coldest Night of the Year campaign surpasses goal of raising $200,000 for agency’s homelessness-prevention and rent bank programs. (Contributed photo)
Bernard Grempel (right) with family. Grempel was last seen ten months ago at the 22nd Street Sky Train Station. (Let’s Find Bernard Grempel)

Family offers $30K reward for info on Surrey man Bernard Grempel, last seen 10 months ago

The reward for the missing 29-year-old was raised following the success of a GoFundMe page

Bernard Grempel (right) with family. Grempel was last seen ten months ago at the 22nd Street Sky Train Station. (Let’s Find Bernard Grempel)
The last in-person Hike for Hospice was held in Crescent Beach in 2019. (Contributed photo)

In-person return for South Surrey Hike for Hospice event

Fundraiser for Peace Arch Hospice Society in its 19th year

The last in-person Hike for Hospice was held in Crescent Beach in 2019. (Contributed photo)
Destroyed vehicles and buildings are seen in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 22. Trostsyanets was recently retaken by Ukrainian forces after being held by Russians since the early days of the war. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

White Rock Peace Walk for Ukraine will demonstrate Peninsula support

Saturday morning event will start at Memorial Park on White Rock waterfront

Destroyed vehicles and buildings are seen in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 22. Trostsyanets was recently retaken by Ukrainian forces after being held by Russians since the early days of the war. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
South Surrey business owner Daksh Patel is inviting the community to help with a cleanup at Crescent Beach on April 3, 2022. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey business owner hosting Crescent Beach cleanup

Daksh Patel also raising funds for David Suzuki Foundation

South Surrey business owner Daksh Patel is inviting the community to help with a cleanup at Crescent Beach on April 3, 2022. (Contributed photo)
Surrey firefighters helped raise more than $9,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank at a shredding event hosted by Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on March 26, 2022. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey shredding event raises $9K for Sources’ food bank

Surrey firefighters pitch in at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre event

Surrey firefighters helped raise more than $9,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank at a shredding event hosted by Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on March 26, 2022. (Contributed photo)
The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Diaper drive returning to South Surrey

Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for Sources, Options

The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)

Chilliwack woman fundraising for pediatric cancer research after son’s death

Carmen Putz’s son Dylan diagnosed at 17, died at 19 in January

Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)
Fundraising is underway to help Semiahmoo Peninsula resident Cara Anderson, who is battling brain cancer. (gofundme.com photo)

Campaign aims to raise $100K for Semiahmoo Peninsula woman battling brain cancer

Cara Anderson, who works in the film industry, underwent emergency surgery in January

Fundraising is underway to help Semiahmoo Peninsula resident Cara Anderson, who is battling brain cancer. (gofundme.com photo)
Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)

Abbotsford woman preparing for life without legs, hoping for support

‘Please take this pain away, I’m done. Please take my legs.’

Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)
Costumes were prominent at the 2018 Polar Bear Swim, when an estimated 500 brave dippers took the plunge in White Rock. A March 19, 2022 dip is now planned as a fundraiser to support clean-water efforts for Indigenous communities. (File photo)

White Rock Polar Bear Plunge set for March 19

Rotaract-hosted event to raise funds for clean water in Indigenous communities

Costumes were prominent at the 2018 Polar Bear Swim, when an estimated 500 brave dippers took the plunge in White Rock. A March 19, 2022 dip is now planned as a fundraiser to support clean-water efforts for Indigenous communities. (File photo)
Members of the Vancouver Island Painted Rocks Facebook group are painting sunflowers in solidarity with Ukraine. (Betty Young/Facebook)

PHOTOS: B.C. group stands with Ukraine through sunflower rock paintings

Sunflowers have become a symbol of resistance to Russia’s war on Ukraine

Members of the Vancouver Island Painted Rocks Facebook group are painting sunflowers in solidarity with Ukraine. (Betty Young/Facebook)
Sources’ 2022 Coldest Night of the Year event – held virtually from Friday (Feb. 25) to Sunday (Feb. 27) – raised more than $185,000. (Contributed photo)

Sources’ Coldest Night of the Year outpaces $185k

Organizer says donations for South Surrey/White Rock event may be made through March 31

Sources’ 2022 Coldest Night of the Year event – held virtually from Friday (Feb. 25) to Sunday (Feb. 27) – raised more than $185,000. (Contributed photo)
White Rock senior Harold Zelt presents BCSPCA officials with the funds raised from his 2022 ‘Dogs of White Rock’ calendar. (Contributed photo)

Dogs of White Rock calendar raises $1,700 for SPCA

White Rock senior Harold Zelt photographs dogs he meets around the city

White Rock senior Harold Zelt presents BCSPCA officials with the funds raised from his 2022 ‘Dogs of White Rock’ calendar. (Contributed photo)
Const. Aaron Courtney hold a portrait of his late police dog Koda at his home in Chilliwack on Feb. 17, 2022. He, along with partner Sgt. Jason Martens and their wives started Support Retired Legends, a business which raises money for a charity called Ned’s Wish which provides financial support to help pay for the medical bills of retired service dogs. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Former B.C. K9 handler injured in hit-and-run now raising funds to help retired police dogs

‘Support Retired Legends’ educates people about retired police dogs, raises money for Ned’s Wish

Const. Aaron Courtney hold a portrait of his late police dog Koda at his home in Chilliwack on Feb. 17, 2022. He, along with partner Sgt. Jason Martens and their wives started Support Retired Legends, a business which raises money for a charity called Ned’s Wish which provides financial support to help pay for the medical bills of retired service dogs. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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