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Laura McIntyre and her three kids are once again facing homelessness after their recently crowdfunded new trailer suffered a fire, and she contracted COVID-19. (Photo Courtesy of Laura McIntyre) (Photo Courtesy of Laura McIntyre)

Vancouver Island single mom facing homelessness again after trailer fire

Laura McIntyre also tested positive for COVID the day before the fire claims fundraised trailer

 

The stage is set for a full season of theatre again in 2022 at the Chemainus Theatre with the current fundraising campaign that's underway supported with substantial contributions from Gregg Perry, left, and Dr. Don Hilton. The Holiday Jubilation concert for Christmas will be a stepping stone. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Funding campaigns help popular Island theatre stage a comeback

Matching donations go a long way toward a 2022 full season Chemainus Theatre reopening

 

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

 

Helma Stewart, a homeowner living on the fairway of the Campbell River Golf and Country Club decided to penalize golfers who hit her yard or house with wayard shots – and raise some money for Campbell River Hospice Society by fining them for balls that land in their yard. Photo contributed

FORE!: ‘bad’ balls help Hospice

Errant golf balls rack up funds for Campbell River Hospice Society

  • Sep 28, 2021
Helma Stewart, a homeowner living on the fairway of the Campbell River Golf and Country Club decided to penalize golfers who hit her yard or house with wayard shots – and raise some money for Campbell River Hospice Society by fining them for balls that land in their yard. Photo contributed
The Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) are at it again - this time organizing a scavenger hunt starting at the Curling Club parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 16. In their colours as they will be at the event start are organizing committee members Jo Thorburn, Vicki Simmons, Sally Wilson, Eileen Harrison, and Margo Cormack. Photo contributed

UPDATE: a Riddle Adventure Scavenger Hunt has been cancelled

Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers event support Stephen Lewis Foundation

  • Sep 28, 2021
The Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) are at it again - this time organizing a scavenger hunt starting at the Curling Club parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 16. In their colours as they will be at the event start are organizing committee members Jo Thorburn, Vicki Simmons, Sally Wilson, Eileen Harrison, and Margo Cormack. Photo contributed
LETTERS

Walk for Hearts was a great success – Thank-you

From the bottom of our refurbished hearts we thank all of you…

LETTERS
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
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
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
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
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)
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