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Peace Arch Hospice Society founder Teresa Hotell hangs the first paper dove on the 2021 Celebrate a Life Tree. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Celebrate a Life campaign returns to South Surrey shopping centre

Donations support Peace Arch Hospice Society programs and services

Peace Arch Hospice Society founder Teresa Hotell hangs the first paper dove on the 2021 Celebrate a Life Tree. (Contributed photo)
Victoria resident and ultra-marathoner Veronique Bourbeau wants to use her gift for running to give back. She hopes to provide safe drinking water to villages throughout Africa during her fundraising the length of the continent. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

B.C. resident aims to provide safe water, become first woman to run across Africa

Veronique Bourbeau plans to run 13,000 kilometres over the course of a year

Victoria resident and ultra-marathoner Veronique Bourbeau wants to use her gift for running to give back. She hopes to provide safe drinking water to villages throughout Africa during her fundraising the length of the continent. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Kim Touen, who underwent surgery in 2018 for a rare cancer, smiles for a photo in hospital. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey mother’s cancer-survival story showcased

Kim Toeun’s life-saving operation at VGH highlighted for home lottery

Kim Touen, who underwent surgery in 2018 for a rare cancer, smiles for a photo in hospital. (Contributed photo)
Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski are the twins behind the popular Gone Country concert. Courtesy Angela Ruscheinski

Pop-up donation event orchestrated in Langley for flood victims

Team of friends and associates pull together a drive-thru fundraiser at Sammy J’s on Saturday

Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski are the twins behind the popular Gone Country concert. Courtesy Angela Ruscheinski
Rotary Club of South Surrey held a shredding fundraiser on Oct. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey Rotarians’ shredding event raises $6K

Funds to benefit community, international projects

Rotary Club of South Surrey held a shredding fundraiser on Oct. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers hand out parting gifts at Sources Foundation’s 25th annual gala Nov. 6, 2021. (Tiffany Poon photo)
Volunteers hand out parting gifts at Sources Foundation’s 25th annual gala Nov. 6, 2021. (Tiffany Poon photo)
Traci Farden (far right) at an ’80s-themed cruise ship party. Farden is among organizers of an upcoming ’80s-themed fundraiser to benefit Canadian Mental Health Association-BC Division. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey-White Rock moms spearhead ’80s-themed fundraiser for mental health

Feb. 5 party hopes to raise funds, ‘encourage discussion’

Traci Farden (far right) at an ’80s-themed cruise ship party. Farden is among organizers of an upcoming ’80s-themed fundraiser to benefit Canadian Mental Health Association-BC Division. (Contributed photo)
The Annual Witches Luncheon, held Oct. 29 in Crescent Beach, raised more than $14,000. (Kaitlyn Mari Photography photo)
The Annual Witches Luncheon, held Oct. 29 in Crescent Beach, raised more than $14,000. (Kaitlyn Mari Photography photo)
Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)

Kelowna residents rally behind Korean restaurant targeted with racist graffiti

Bon Ga was vandalized with racist graffiti on Saturday morning, Oct. 30

Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)
Stacey Merrick is raising money to purchase an accessible vehicle to better support her six-year-old son Jay. (GoFundMe image)

Surrey fundraiser to purchase accessible vehicle for boy, 6, takes off

Mother starts GoFundMe page to better support her ‘cutest little ray of sunshine’

Stacey Merrick is raising money to purchase an accessible vehicle to better support her six-year-old son Jay. (GoFundMe image)
Proceeds from every Dairy Queen Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day (Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021) will benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Creative Commons photo)

Chill fundraiser forecast as Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day approaches

South Surrey location among sites donating proceeds from Oct. 28 Blizzard sales

Proceeds from every Dairy Queen Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day (Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021) will benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Creative Commons photo)
Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Efforts afoot to boost capacity at upcoming South Surrey gala

Sources Foundation’s ‘Run for the Roses Redux’ event set for Nov. 6

Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)
Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Legacy toy drive a tribute to ‘happy, smiling’ South Surrey baby

Parents of eight-month-old Blake Rowdon find comfort in memorial effort

Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)
2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)

Gathering limits force postponement of South Surrey’s Red Serge Gala

Organizers now aiming for fundraiser’s February 2022 backup date

2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)
White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Senior’s Dogs of White Rock calendar returns for 2022

Harold Zelt’s images to raise funds for SPCA

White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)
An Urban Safari Rescue Society volunteer gets into the appropriate spirit with a scaly friend at the society’s Halloween photo booth. (Contributed photo)

Creepy crawly pictures to raise funds for South Surrey society

Urban Safari offers Halloween photo booth with live animal models

An Urban Safari Rescue Society volunteer gets into the appropriate spirit with a scaly friend at the society’s Halloween photo booth. (Contributed photo)
Joshua Sloan, 27, is raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of his good friend and former teacher and running partner, Debbie Kovacs. She died from cancer in 2015. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey resident runs in honour of former teacher, running partner

Joshua Sloan had the Surrey firefighters join him for a run to Bear Creek Park from Simon Cunningham Elementary

Joshua Sloan, 27, is raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of his good friend and former teacher and running partner, Debbie Kovacs. She died from cancer in 2015. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Beaded ornaments will be among items up for sale at an Oct. 15-16, 2021 arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)

South Surrey gecko-society fundraiser set for Oct. 15-16

Proceeds of mini art show, raffles and more to benefit Zimbabwe widows and orphans

Beaded ornaments will be among items up for sale at an Oct. 15-16, 2021 arts and crafts sale hosted by the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (File photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)

PHOTOS: Peace Arch Hospital auxiliary’s treasures sale ‘a great day’

First-ever event was held Sept. 25 in South Surrey

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society hosted its Trunk Treasures Sale & Family Event on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (Janet Soucy photo)
White Rock RCMP Const. Emma Dyer (left) and her fellow Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley teammates will roll through the seaside city on Friday, Sept. 24 as part of the 2021 event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Cops for Cancer to roll through White Rock and Surrey Sept. 24

Tour de Valley is raising funds to support children with cancer

White Rock RCMP Const. Emma Dyer (left) and her fellow Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley teammates will roll through the seaside city on Friday, Sept. 24 as part of the 2021 event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
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