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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)
Bass Coast raised $21,100 for disaster relief; music festival is back for 2022 (Photo - basscoast.ca)
Bass Coast raised $21,100 for disaster relief; music festival is back for 2022 (Photo - basscoast.ca)
Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)

Summerland-raised animator’s Kickstarter campaign raises $2.5 million

Jenna Woldenga is retelling a Dungeons and Dragons campaign in a series of animated Youtube videos

Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)
A $2.8 million grand prize package home for BC Children’s Hospital’s 2022 Choices Lottery is located at 13156 19A Ave. in Ocean Park. Contributed photo.

Prize homes in South Surrey, White Rock valued at nearly $3 million each

BC Children’s Hospital lottery tickets on sale now

A $2.8 million grand prize package home for BC Children’s Hospital’s 2022 Choices Lottery is located at 13156 19A Ave. in Ocean Park. Contributed photo.
Youth group members from Peace Portal Alliance Church are offering a by-donation Christmas tree pickup service this weekend and next (Jan. 8, 9 and 15). (Black Press Media file photo)

South Surrey youth group offers ‘effortless’ Christmas-tree disposal

Service aims to raise funds for grad trip to Disneyland

Youth group members from Peace Portal Alliance Church are offering a by-donation Christmas tree pickup service this weekend and next (Jan. 8, 9 and 15). (Black Press Media file photo)
A blanket of snow covers the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club’s South Surrey property Dec. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Tree-chip fundraiser to offset flood-repair costs at South Surrey hatchery

Cost of replacing submerged equipment estimated at $2,500; more expenses forecast

A blanket of snow covers the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club’s South Surrey property Dec. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)