fundraising

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)
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