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Transplants and blood donations helped Erica bounce back from a devastating diagnosis

  • Jan 9, 2023

 

A plane parked at the BC Aviation Museum. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)

BC Aviation Museum seeking donations for new floatplane exhibit

Donations will be used in a new exhibit dedicated to floatplanes during the 1950s

 

Children and youth under the age of 18 can access the Vancouver Art Gallery for free for five years starting July 1, 2022. (Photo: Anita Bonnarens)

Vancouver Art Gallery soon free for those 18 and under thanks to $1M donation

Free admission to begin July 1 and last until gallery moves to new building in 2027

 

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$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

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After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)

B.C. Chinese community raises over $50,000 for museum destroyed in Lytton fire

Museum owners still have to wait for town bylaw changes, archeological survey

After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)
Ron Westerlund was affectionately referred to as the Cookie Monster by many who knew him. (submitted photo)

GoFundMe started in memory of Boston Bar’s Cookie Monster

For three decades Ron Westerlund brought smiles to the faces of children at a Boston Bar school

Ron Westerlund was affectionately referred to as the Cookie Monster by many who knew him. (submitted photo)
Fraserway RV in Abbotsford has committed to donating $200,000 to help improve health care at four Fraser Valley hospitals. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation photo)

Abbotsford business makes $200,000 commitment to Fraser Valley health care

Fraserway RV donation will fund equipment at hospitals in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission and Hope

Fraserway RV in Abbotsford has committed to donating $200,000 to help improve health care at four Fraser Valley hospitals. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation photo)
Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Gift of independence: Creston business donates vehicle to family in need

Kootenay Euro Shop has gifted a car to a mother of four

Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)

Fraser Valley-based Envision Financial donates $25,000 to Ukraine relief efforts

Donation goes to Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal to help those on ground

First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)
John Boris, general manager of Canadian Tire in Chilliwack (in red), and Justin Mallard with Murray Honda (third from right) show off some of the coats delivered to Sardis secondary school as part of the Coats for Kids program. (Submitted by Justin Mallard)

Nearly 900 new winter coats delivered to kids in need from Chilliwack to Boston Bar

Largest need ever this year but not one child left out, says organizer of Coats for Kids program

John Boris, general manager of Canadian Tire in Chilliwack (in red), and Justin Mallard with Murray Honda (third from right) show off some of the coats delivered to Sardis secondary school as part of the Coats for Kids program. (Submitted by Justin Mallard)
Chilliwack-based pet food company Petcurean donated thousands of meals to pets throughout the flooding crisis in B.C. (Petcurean photo)
Chilliwack-based pet food company Petcurean donated thousands of meals to pets throughout the flooding crisis in B.C. (Petcurean photo)
Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission’s Eha Sports offering store credit for old fishing gear, plans to donate to poor Latin American children

Karl Eha recalls time as hungry kid in post-war Germany, says fishing kept him full

Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!

Local liquidation store says ‘Thank you!’ with $300,000 donation to United Way

Funds will be distributed to United Way offices throughout the West Coast!

  • Feb 15, 2021
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!
The Old Yale Brewing Company’s ‘Beer for our Health Heroes and First responders’ campaign raised $1,670 for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, and a cheque was handed over on June 19, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Five-dollar beers rack up big donation for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Chilliwack brewing company had customers buy beer for health care workers, first responders

The Old Yale Brewing Company’s ‘Beer for our Health Heroes and First responders’ campaign raised $1,670 for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, and a cheque was handed over on June 19, 2020. (Submitted photo)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Abbotsford teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.