fundraising

The RBC Wealth Management team donated $1,000 to the BCSPCA – Campbell River Branch today to help the local branch and the animals that they care for. From left to right Scott Auramenko (RBC), Dawn Gibbons (RBC), Rebecca Crooks (RBC), Stephanie Arkwright (CRSPCA branch manager) and the cute kitty is Tiny currently available for adoption. Photo contributed

A ‘grand’ gesture of support for the SPCA

The RBC Wealth Management team donated $1,000 to the BCSPCA – Campbell…

  • Sep 17, 2021

 

Move for Melanoma raises awareness and funds for ocular melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers and will be held Sept. 25-26. Move for Melanoma/Twitter

Family team to throw axes for six hours to support member and other patients battling cancer

Move for Melanoma brings awareness of skin and ocular cancers and raise funds

  • Sep 17, 2021

 

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

 

People of all ages – and their furry friends, too – have come out to support the annual Walk for Hearts every year for more than 30 years. This year’s event runs Sept. 12. Mirror File Photo

Heave a Heart: support the Walk for Hearts Sept. 12

Join in the rescheduled annual Walk for Hearts on Sunday, Sept. 12.…

  • Aug 26, 2021
People of all ages – and their furry friends, too – have come out to support the annual Walk for Hearts every year for more than 30 years. This year’s event runs Sept. 12. Mirror File Photo
Campbell River Golf and Country Club. Photo courtesy CRGCC

Last day to register for Drive Away Domestic Violence Charity Golf Day

Fundraiser benefits Campbell River and North Island Transition Society and Comox Valley Transition Society

  • Aug 12, 2021
Campbell River Golf and Country Club. Photo courtesy CRGCC
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Campbell River Daybreak Rotary President Ron Fisher (left) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed

Rotary Duck Raffle to benefit Qwalayu House and other Campbell River programs

The Daybreak Rotary Club of Campbell River’s annual Duck Raffle fundraiser is…

  • Aug 10, 2021
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Campbell River Daybreak Rotary President Ron Fisher (left) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed
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)
Kristin Duckitt, local OBGYN who is marking her retirement with series of fundraising runs, with her husband,  Howard Cannatella, after a race.

Local physician marking retirement with fundraiser races

Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Kirsten Duckitt raising support for three health charities

Kristin Duckitt, local OBGYN who is marking her retirement with series of fundraising runs, with her husband,  Howard Cannatella, after a race.
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

  • Apr 28, 2021
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)
The the inaugural Drive Away Domestic Violence Charity Golf Day on Saturday, May 29 at Campbell River Golf and Country Club, will benefit both the Campbell River and Comox Valley Transition Societies. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley, Campbell River Transition Societies co-host golf fundraiser

Golf fans looking to enjoy a day on the course while raising…

The the inaugural Drive Away Domestic Violence Charity Golf Day on Saturday, May 29 at Campbell River Golf and Country Club, will benefit both the Campbell River and Comox Valley Transition Societies. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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)
Berwick by the Sea resident Hilda Shilliday, 91, is ready to participate in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ Stride to turn the Tide fundraising event that runs April 11-25. Register on the event website for a fee of $20 which goes to support the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s work in Africa, then do any kind of exercise, log the time, distance or whatever and be eligible for a prize package. Photo contributed

91-year-old Hilda ready to Stride to Turn the Tide

Berwick by the Sea resident encourages everyone to support African grandmothers

Berwick by the Sea resident Hilda Shilliday, 91, is ready to participate in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ Stride to turn the Tide fundraising event that runs April 11-25. Register on the event website for a fee of $20 which goes to support the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s work in Africa, then do any kind of exercise, log the time, distance or whatever and be eligible for a prize package. Photo contributed
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
The Masters home burned down on Jan. 10. Malcolm Masters has started a GoFundMe to help cover the costs of tearing down the structure and cleaning up the property. Photo supplied by Malcolm Masters

GoFundMe started to help victims of Campbell River house fire

Home had been in family since late 1950s

The Masters home burned down on Jan. 10. Malcolm Masters has started a GoFundMe to help cover the costs of tearing down the structure and cleaning up the property. Photo supplied by Malcolm Masters
Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)

Community rallies to buy private island off Parksville for parkland

BC Parks Foundation successfully raises $1.7M for purchase of West Ballenas Island

Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)
Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.
(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire

GoFundMe account set up to help with clean-up and moving

Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.
(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Virtual Golf Tournament to help Firefighters’ Burn Fund

Book a bay at Velocity in October to help raise money for charity

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success

More than $25,000 raised to support Courtenay and Campbell River projects

  • Aug 25, 2020