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

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)
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

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