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Noah and Alesha wrap shoeboxes for youth in Zimbabwe. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey-based society aiming to give Zimbabwe youth Christmas in January

Shoeboxes of gifts sought for shipping container that leaves for Africa in August

Noah and Alesha wrap shoeboxes for youth in Zimbabwe. (Contributed photo)
Serena Kullar, 13, with the braids of her hair that will help make wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey teen surpasses $2K haircut-donation goal

16 inches of Serena Kullar’s hair will help make wigs for kids who’ve lost hair due to cancer

Serena Kullar, 13, with the braids of her hair that will help make wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)
Kayla Borkowsky, 22, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. She was given one year to live and her friend has set up a GoFundMe to help with medical expenses. (GoFundMe)

GoFundMe for 22-year-old Chilliwack mom with brain cancer, given 1 year to live

Kayla Borkowsky diagnosed with ‘rare and aggressive’ form of brain cancer

Kayla Borkowsky, 22, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. She was given one year to live and her friend has set up a GoFundMe to help with medical expenses. (GoFundMe)
The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)

PHOTOS: Snowbirds to dip wings over White Rock in upcoming fly-by visit

July 16 flight – two days earlier than planned – still a fundraiser for CH.I.L.D. Foundation

The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother to ride 410km through Lower Mainland Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Serena Kullar is cutting her hair on June 30 - her 13th birthday – in support of wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)

Hair-raising goal in sight for South Surrey pre-teen

Serena Kullar hopes plan to donate her hair for kids’ wigs will boost fundraising support to $2K

Serena Kullar is cutting her hair on June 30 - her 13th birthday – in support of wigs for kids. (Contributed photo)
This year’s Virtual Hike for Hospice raised just over $30,000 with the support of participants including Marlene. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Virtual hike raises $30K for Peace Arch Hospice Society

Community support smashes fundraising goal

This year’s Virtual Hike for Hospice raised just over $30,000 with the support of participants including Marlene. (Contributed photo)
Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Woman’s 100-km birthday marathon from Chilliwack to Abbotsford will benefit Special Olympics B.C.

Kalyn Head hopes run raises awareness, advocates for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities

Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A Grade 7 class at Khalsa School in Newton has been fundraising to send money to help people in India fight the COVID-19 pandemic. With an initial goal of $1,000, the students are now aiming for $10,000 with an art auction. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Khalsa School students raising money for COVID-19 relief in India

Khalsa School in Newton holding online art auction until June 20

A Grade 7 class at Khalsa School in Newton has been fundraising to send money to help people in India fight the COVID-19 pandemic. With an initial goal of $1,000, the students are now aiming for $10,000 with an art auction. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)

Petition, fundraiser launched for family of Surrey girl murdered in October, 2000

$50,000 goal set in fundraiser, petition calls for inquiry into killer-pedophile incarcerations

Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)
Lynnae Erick and her daugher. (Lynnae Erick/Facebook)

Family dismayed as social media falsely ties Kelowna mom’s death to COVID-19 vaccine

Lynnae Erick died a week after her COVID jab, eliciting false claims the vaccine was responsible

Lynnae Erick and her daugher. (Lynnae Erick/Facebook)
Six-month-old Peanut enjoys a neck-brushing from Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary founder Keryn Denroche. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: $1,000,000 quest underway for South Surrey farm-animal refuge

Served with eviction notice, Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary ramps up search for new home

Six-month-old Peanut enjoys a neck-brushing from Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary founder Keryn Denroche. (Tracy Holmes photo)
South Surrey nurse Brittany Williams has been involved with the Burn Camp since 2013. (Contributed photo)

Burn camp ‘really puts things in perspective,’ says South Surrey nurse

Brittany Williams’ experiences hoped to boost Hometown Heroes Lottery fundraiser

South Surrey nurse Brittany Williams has been involved with the Burn Camp since 2013. (Contributed photo)
April Migneault of Maple Ridge, seen here with her running friend Hannah Baerg, has run every day in April (and also increased the distance of each run by one kilometre each day) for a total of 465 kilometres in 30 days. It’s how she chose to raise money for her friend, Dave Corke of Chilliwack, who has leukaemia. (Facebook/ April Migneault)

Maple Ridge woman runs more kms each day to raise funds for Chilliwack friend with leukaemia

April Migneault ran more than 465 kms in 30 days to help raise money for Dave Corke and family

April Migneault of Maple Ridge, seen here with her running friend Hannah Baerg, has run every day in April (and also increased the distance of each run by one kilometre each day) for a total of 465 kilometres in 30 days. It’s how she chose to raise money for her friend, Dave Corke of Chilliwack, who has leukaemia. (Facebook/ April Migneault)
Options Community Services has a campaign with 50 local women to raise $25,000 each for an affordable housing project in Surrey. (womenofoptions.ca photo).

Gift-card fundraiser to benefit Surrey affordable-housing project

South Surrey business aiming to help ‘over and over and over again’

Options Community Services has a campaign with 50 local women to raise $25,000 each for an affordable housing project in Surrey. (womenofoptions.ca photo).
LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)

PHOTOS: Dog’s pained smile inspires South Surrey alumna to launch dental fundraiser

Naomi Gantug raised more than $700 to help dachshund’s owner afford treatment

LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)
A Surrey woman is winner of an inaugural online charity lottery. (Contributed images)

Surrey woman wins $334k in online 50/50 fundraiser

Four charities teamed up to raise funds in event won by Joanne Gamache

A Surrey woman is winner of an inaugural online charity lottery. (Contributed images)
South Surrey senior Marnie Allard is this year’s honoree in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey senior honoured in 2021 Alzheimer’s walk

Marnie Allard is living with posterior cortical atrophy

South Surrey senior Marnie Allard is this year’s honoree in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. (Contributed photo)
Surrey-area family physician Dr. Inderjit “Andy” Jassal in a photo posted to gofundme.com.

Friends rally to help family of Surrey doctor dead of heart attack at age 42

‘The medical community is a tight knit community; many knew Andy well’

Surrey-area family physician Dr. Inderjit “Andy” Jassal in a photo posted to gofundme.com.
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