fundraising

The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Central Vancouver Island Rotaries raise funds for access to education in Guatemalan villages

Rotarians will sell authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise funds

 

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

 

Grads wrapped in plastic garbage bags prepare to meet their fate. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Pies in the face draw big laughs at fundraiser

Chemainus Secondary grads willing participants for a price

 

The Tour de Rock Cops for Cancer vehicle pulls in front of the Chemainus Legion Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Tour de Rock stops bring more money, many memories

Alumni riders bridge the gap amid the pandemic for the fundraiser

The Tour de Rock Cops for Cancer vehicle pulls in front of the Chemainus Legion Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The six riders on the Chemainus leg of the Tour de Rock. (Photos submitted)

Tour de Rock riders in Chemainus Monday morning

The Tour de Rock is still going again this year despite the…

The six riders on the Chemainus leg of the Tour de Rock. (Photos submitted)
Danielle Groenendijk on the family farm with her running partner Bo. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Recipient of 4-H scholarship reaps many rewards

Groenendijk makes the most of life experiences throughout the pandemic

Danielle Groenendijk on the family farm with her running partner Bo. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Surrey teen Sia Sidhu has been raising money for BC Children’s Hospital in a variety of ways in recent years. This year's "Team Sia" fundraiser involves a raffle of more than 60 prizes donated by sponsors. (submitted photo)

B.C. girl, 13, raises over $32K for BC Children’s Hospital, launches new raffle

Several hospital departments have benefitted from Sia Sidhu’s fundraising work in recent years

Surrey teen Sia Sidhu has been raising money for BC Children’s Hospital in a variety of ways in recent years. This year's "Team Sia" fundraiser involves a raffle of more than 60 prizes donated by sponsors. (submitted photo)
Island Savings’ manager Jason Farrugia and Tina McGregor with Dorothy Sandford and Chemainus 49th Parallel Grocery store manager Paul McGregor during presentation of proceeds from chili contest. (Photo submitted)

Chili contest heats up with food bank proceeds

Total of $2,275 contributed to the Chemainus Harvest House

Island Savings’ manager Jason Farrugia and Tina McGregor with Dorothy Sandford and Chemainus 49th Parallel Grocery store manager Paul McGregor during presentation of proceeds from chili contest. (Photo submitted)
Walter Fred during Team 700 training on July 21. The Indigenous youth boxing team has started a GoFundMe with a goal to raise $20,000 to continue running the program. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo boxing club raising money so Indigenous youths can go more rounds

Online fundraiser set up after Team 700 has its funding cut

Walter Fred during Team 700 training on July 21. The Indigenous youth boxing team has started a GoFundMe with a goal to raise $20,000 to continue running the program. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)

B.C. families invited to ‘camp out’ at home in support of COVID-19 response fund

Third province-wide Stay-at-Home Campout planned as charitable fundraiser

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South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)
Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores

Door-to-door sales cancelled amid pandemic’s third wave

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)
Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Kilted Scotsman launches walking trek across Canada in B.C.

Michael Yellowlees departs Tofino to raise funds for endangered Caledonian Forest

Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island man looks to brain surgery for second chance

Fingers crossed that procedure can give Cole Moore a new lease on life after decade of seizures

Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied
Danielle Groenendijk and Bo were on the run and having fun during the last month. (Photo submitted)

Putting your time to good use

Groenendijk goes the extra kilometre to raise funds for Parkinson’s

Danielle Groenendijk and Bo were on the run and having fun during the last month. (Photo submitted)
The $10-million Cowichan Hospice House was officially opened on Dec. 22. (File photo)

Cowichan Hospice House officially opens

The 10-bed facility cost $10 million to build

The $10-million Cowichan Hospice House was officially opened on Dec. 22. (File photo)
Helping hand is provided to Casey by Chemainus Public Market patrons. (Photo submitted)

Contributions help to cover some of the considerable recovery costs for Casey

Krazy Kritter Kookies donations provided to December’s Pet of the Month

Helping hand is provided to Casey by Chemainus Public Market patrons. (Photo submitted)
Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)

Volleyball star running for Parkinson’s awareness, funding

Cause in honour of her grandfather the focus of athlete’s energy over 30 days

Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)
New adult day care program bus is in operation at the Chemainus Health Care Centre. From left: Foundation board member John Marriott, Denise Stanton, Sam Miiller and Jennifer Thompson. (Photo by Don Bodger)

New bus for Chemainus Health Care Centre’s adult day program

Foundation purchase from donations meets ever-expanding needs

New adult day care program bus is in operation at the Chemainus Health Care Centre. From left: Foundation board member John Marriott, Denise Stanton, Sam Miiller and Jennifer Thompson. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Barbara Swanson receives $2,000 on behalf of the Chemainus Harvest House Food Bank from the Chemainus Legion 191 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s treasurer Janet Mitchell and president Len Lavender. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Legion still does its part despite COVID downturn

A total of $8,000 in donations made to community groups

Barbara Swanson receives $2,000 on behalf of the Chemainus Harvest House Food Bank from the Chemainus Legion 191 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s treasurer Janet Mitchell and president Len Lavender. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Angela Seguin has an abundance of pet favourites at Krazy Kritter Kookies in the Chemainus Public Market. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Caring community keeps cats fed

CATastrophe charity of the month at Krazy Kritter Kookies

Angela Seguin has an abundance of pet favourites at Krazy Kritter Kookies in the Chemainus Public Market. (Photo by Don Bodger)