fundraising

Semiahmoo Secondary student volunteers Alexa Coote (left) and Takara Allen get an early start on baking goodies for the TogetherSSWR online bake sale, which will help fund services and resources for those dealing with mental health impacts of COVID-19. Contributed photo

Online bake sale boosts funding for mental health supports in South Surrey and White Rock

TogetherSSWR provides services and information for those dealing with COVID-19 stress

 

Sources’ annual gala – which went virtual this year – has raised more than $215,000. (Contributed photo)

Sources Gala goes virtual – and raises more than $215,000

Proceeds from event support Sources’ Comfort and Care During COVID-19 response fund

 

Liam Beaulieu (right) hands over a cheque for $1,000 to Alexandra Neighbourhood House, to support the group’s youth programs. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing raises $1,000 for Alexandra House

White Rock brewery donated money from beer sales to South Surrey youth programs

Liam Beaulieu (right) hands over a cheque for $1,000 to Alexandra Neighbourhood House, to support the group’s youth programs. (Contributed photo)
Soroptimist International of White Rock members Sharon Greysen, Jas Salh and Liz Aubert met Wednesday (Oct. 7) to brainstorm ways to boost the club’s membership and fill the fundraising gap that has been felt due to the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock soroptimists celebrate past, add new focus to future

Pandemic quashed club’s platinum anniversary plans, but common cause continues to inspire

Soroptimist International of White Rock members Sharon Greysen, Jas Salh and Liz Aubert met Wednesday (Oct. 7) to brainstorm ways to boost the club’s membership and fill the fundraising gap that has been felt due to the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)
After nearly seven years as executive director of Peace Arch Hospice Society, Beth Kish is retiring. (Contributing photo)

Hospice work ‘reminds you every day to be grateful’

Peace Arch Hospice Society executive director Beth Kish announces retirement

After nearly seven years as executive director of Peace Arch Hospice Society, Beth Kish is retiring. (Contributing photo)
Inspired by a car-wash fundraiser held in South Surrey in July, Zach Young, 6, sold lemonade Aug. 2 and 3 and raised $670 for baby Lucy. The four-month-old Vancouver infant has a rare genetic disorder that requires treatment with one of the most expensive drugs in the world. On Saturday (Aug. 8) the Van Doormaal family announced that Lucy will be getting treatment – likely in September. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey boy’s lemonade stand raises $670 for baby Lucy on BC Day weekend

Zach Young, 6, wanted to help with purchase of Vancouver infant’s costly drug ‘to help her get better’

Inspired by a car-wash fundraiser held in South Surrey in July, Zach Young, 6, sold lemonade Aug. 2 and 3 and raised $670 for baby Lucy. The four-month-old Vancouver infant has a rare genetic disorder that requires treatment with one of the most expensive drugs in the world. On Saturday (Aug. 8) the Van Doormaal family announced that Lucy will be getting treatment – likely in September. (Contributed photo)
Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)
Sources’ Howard Shein (left) accepts a pair of cheques from White Rock auxiliary firefighters Darren Phillips (centre) and Jody Nedelak, April 24. $3,000 was raised for Sources Women’s Place and another $3,000 for the food bank. (Contributed photo)

White Rock auxiliary firefighters donate $6,000 to Sources

Funds raised split between Women’s Place and food bank

Sources’ Howard Shein (left) accepts a pair of cheques from White Rock auxiliary firefighters Darren Phillips (centre) and Jody Nedelak, April 24. $3,000 was raised for Sources Women’s Place and another $3,000 for the food bank. (Contributed photo)
Hockey Night In Canada broadcaster and longtime event MC Jim Hughson (left) chats on stage with former NHL player Geoff Courtnall during Wednesday night’s Nite of Champions gala. (Contributed photo)

Hazelmere-hosted Nite of Champions raises $103K for KidSport

Annual sports gala hosted by Surrey/White Rock chapter of sports-based charity

Hockey Night In Canada broadcaster and longtime event MC Jim Hughson (left) chats on stage with former NHL player Geoff Courtnall during Wednesday night’s Nite of Champions gala. (Contributed photo)
Friends of the Pier committee chair Bob Bezubiak kicks off the fundraising campaign last spring. On Monday, Bezubiak will present the City of White Rock with its first cheque as part of ongoing fundraising efforts. (File photo)

Friends of the Pier to present White Rock with ‘substantial cheque’

Fundraising committee aims to raise total of $2-million for pier-repair efforts

Friends of the Pier committee chair Bob Bezubiak kicks off the fundraising campaign last spring. On Monday, Bezubiak will present the City of White Rock with its first cheque as part of ongoing fundraising efforts. (File photo)