Charity and Donations

Many of the team dressed up in costume for the recent Helping Kids Shine Charity Golf Classic at Fraserglen Golf Course in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Golf tournament raises $32K for Fraser Valley Child Development Centre

Helping Kids Shine event was held Sept. 23 at Fraserglen Golf Course in Abbotsford

 

‘Rogan the Painting Dog’ creates artwork featured on Foley Dog Treat Company packaging as part of a charitable partnership. (Photo submitted)

Painting ‘paw’-digy motivated by B.C. doggie treats

Nanaimo’s Foley Dog Treat Company partners with artistic pooch on charitable initiative

 

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)
The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a show ‘n shine fundraiser, called Horsepower for Hospice, on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Stock photo by Peter H from Pixabay )

Abbotsford Hospice Society holds show ‘n shine fundraiser

Horsepower for Hospice takes place Saturday, Aug. 21 at Mt. Lehman Winery

The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a show ‘n shine fundraiser, called Horsepower for Hospice, on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Stock photo by Peter H from Pixabay )
Tucker, the starving bobcat rescued by Langley’s Critter Care, is doing well, but he will need new accommodations. The wild animal rehab centre has launched a sponsorship campaign to help pay for it. (Critter Care video)

VIDEO: B.C. animal rehab centre offers a chance to sponsor rescued bobcat

Tucker is doing well, but he will need a new enclosure

Tucker, the starving bobcat rescued by Langley’s Critter Care, is doing well, but he will need new accommodations. The wild animal rehab centre has launched a sponsorship campaign to help pay for it. (Critter Care video)
Watched by teammates, Chilliwack’s Chris Lindhout (in white) sends a putt towards the first hole at the Sandpiper Golf Course Monday while playing in the 13th annual Saccomaniacs Agriculture for Autism Golf Tournament. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Golfers tee off at Sandpiper in 13th annual Saccomaniacs Agriculture for Autism tournament

The event brings together the agriculture industry and autism community for a fun fundraiser

Watched by teammates, Chilliwack’s Chris Lindhout (in white) sends a putt towards the first hole at the Sandpiper Golf Course Monday while playing in the 13th annual Saccomaniacs Agriculture for Autism Golf Tournament. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)

Blizzards forecast in BC in October – each raising funds for children’s hospital care

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day reset for Oct. 28 in province and across Canada

Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)
The Starfish Backpack program offers Chilliwack students food to take home to their families. (Langley Advance Times files)

Union makes $1,000 donation to Rotary Club of Chilliwack’s Feed the Kids Initiative

The Christian Labour Association of Canada donated as part of its Building Communities program

The Starfish Backpack program offers Chilliwack students food to take home to their families. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Sikh Motorcycle Club held a ride on Saturday (July 31) from the Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford to the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin and to raise money for Diabetes Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Sikh Motorcycle Club ride raises $113K for Diabetes Canada

B.C. portion of event on Saturday, July 31 travelled from Abbotsford to Surrey

The Sikh Motorcycle Club held a ride on Saturday (July 31) from the Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford to the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin and to raise money for Diabetes Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The third annual Mopar Car Show on July 25 at Abbotsford Chrysler raised more than $4,000 for the Salvation Army’s Pantry34 Program. (Submitted photo)

Car show in Abbotsford raises more than $4,000 for Salvation Army

Funds support Pantry34 Program to provide food in local schools

The third annual Mopar Car Show on July 25 at Abbotsford Chrysler raised more than $4,000 for the Salvation Army’s Pantry34 Program. (Submitted photo)
The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)

Sikh Motorcycle Club holds ride to commemorate 100 years of insulin

B.C. event on July 31 travels from Abbotsford to Surrey as part of national ride

The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)
Jacob (not his real name) holds a painting of a CN locomotive. His mentor, Rob, painted the image and gave it to him as a gift. The locomotive depicted is a GE AC4400CW, the same model that Jacob operated while working for CN. (PHOTO: M2/W2 Association)

Offender reintegration program in Abbotsford receives $20K grant

No One Leaves Alone connects people on parole with volunteer mentors

Jacob (not his real name) holds a painting of a CN locomotive. His mentor, Rob, painted the image and gave it to him as a gift. The locomotive depicted is a GE AC4400CW, the same model that Jacob operated while working for CN. (PHOTO: M2/W2 Association)
(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Credit union donates $50K to support B.C. wildfire victims

First West is also encouraging its members to donate to the cause

(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
On Monday, July 19, a group of cyclists will set out from Abbotsford on a 65-day ride across Canada to raise awareness and funds for 65 life-giving wells in Africa, in partnership with Langley-based Global Aid Network (GAiN). Seen here is the 2014 ride. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Young-at-heart, old guys’ to cycle across Canada to fund wells in Africa

65-day ride in support of Langley-based Global Aid Network campaign for clean water

On Monday, July 19, a group of cyclists will set out from Abbotsford on a 65-day ride across Canada to raise awareness and funds for 65 life-giving wells in Africa, in partnership with Langley-based Global Aid Network (GAiN). Seen here is the 2014 ride. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Charcuterie box from Oak + Harvest in Abbotsford

Abbotsford business donating proceeds to mental health in July

Oak + Harvest owner Haley Duke honours friend who faced ongoing battle

Charcuterie box from Oak + Harvest in Abbotsford
Bob and Heather Spencer of Abbotsford are participating in the Great Cycle Challenge in August to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. (Submitted photo)

Three Abbotsford cyclists raise money for SickKids hospital

Great Cycle Challenge in August supports Toronto children’s centre

Bob and Heather Spencer of Abbotsford are participating in the Great Cycle Challenge in August to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. (Submitted photo)
Chantelle Bowles (left) of Dave Lede House accepts a $3,500 donation from the B.C. chapter of IODE from Elizabeth Worster, Liz Hancock and Bev Montague. (Submitted photo)

IODE donates $3,500 to Canuck Place in Abbotsford

Funds to go towards arts and crafts supplies used in therapy

Chantelle Bowles (left) of Dave Lede House accepts a $3,500 donation from the B.C. chapter of IODE from Elizabeth Worster, Liz Hancock and Bev Montague. (Submitted photo)
Members of the Electa chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Abbotsford recently donated $940 to the Archway Community Services Food Bank. (Submitted photo)

Order of the Eastern Star raises $940 for food bank in Abbotsford

Electa chapter collects food and cash during recent event at Masonic Hall

Members of the Electa chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Abbotsford recently donated $940 to the Archway Community Services Food Bank. (Submitted photo)
Saturnina Island is situated off the east coast of Gabriola Island. (Google Maps image)

Island near Nanaimo preserved as park after $4M donation from Lululemon founder

Chip Wilson’s family’s foundation supports three land purchases in the Strait of Georgia

Saturnina Island is situated off the east coast of Gabriola Island. (Google Maps image)