fundraising

IF Abbotsford helped raise $26,150 during the Train the Trainer event on Friday (Nov. 25). (Submitted)

IF Abbotsford raises $26,150 at Train the Trainer event

2022 fundraiser provides money for Starfish Pack and Health in Motion

 

The 22nd annual Crystal Gala fundraiser was held Saturday at Tradex in Abbotsford, raising money for breast cancer health. The sold-out event featured a Spanish theme. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Crystal Gala in Abbotsford raises $475K for breast health

22nd annual sold-out event was held Saturday at Tradex

 

Trevor Halliday (right) has competed at several Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off events at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm in the past, but his wife Joanne (left) competed for the first time this year. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Trevor and the giant pumpkin raise money for BC Children’s Hospital

Laity Pumpkin Patch’s weight guessing contest runs until Oct. 30

 

The 2021 Toys for Tots event at Abbotsford Centre included a receiving line. (Urban Fig Photography)

Toys for Tots in Abbotsford seeks sponsors to meet increased need

Annual event, held by Archway Food Bank’s Christmas Bureau, planned for Nov. 27

The 2021 Toys for Tots event at Abbotsford Centre included a receiving line. (Urban Fig Photography)
The Abbotsford Fire Fighters Association recently held its second annual Harvest Fest fundraising dinner and dance at Exhibition Park. (Photo by Mady Hart)

Abbotsford firefighters’ Harvest Fest raises $80K for Cyrus Centre

Recent dinner and dance supports programs for at-risk youth

The Abbotsford Fire Fighters Association recently held its second annual Harvest Fest fundraising dinner and dance at Exhibition Park. (Photo by Mady Hart)
The Abbotsford Community Foundation held the seventh annual Smart and Caring Golf Classic on Sept. 15 at Ledgeview Golf Club in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Community Foundation’s golf tournament raises $120K

Money goes toward Smart and Caring Community Fund

The Abbotsford Community Foundation held the seventh annual Smart and Caring Golf Classic on Sept. 15 at Ledgeview Golf Club in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)

MCC Festival for World relief returns to Abbotsford

Event on Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex features food, shopping and more

Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 16 and 17 at Tradex. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).

Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley participants receive official jerseys in Abbotsford

Annual fundraiser for childhood cancer research and services runs Sept. 21-29

Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).
The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.

Hawaiian Shirt Gala in Abbotsford raises funds for mental health

Event hosted by BeMorr Society, formed in memory of Brook Morrison

The Hawaiian Shirt Gala is being held Sept. 17 in Abbotsford to raise money for the BeMorr Society, which was formed in memory of Brook Morrison, who died by suicide in 2020.
The mammography unit at Chilliwack General Hospital will be getting state-of-the-art equipment, according to the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation. It’s one of several projects the foundation is fundraising for. (FVHCF)

Jackpot growing for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s 50/50 campaign

Fundraising campaign closes on Sept. 9; jackpot sitting at about $3,000

The mammography unit at Chilliwack General Hospital will be getting state-of-the-art equipment, according to the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation. It’s one of several projects the foundation is fundraising for. (FVHCF)
Identical twin brothers Weston, left and Bennett, right, both have leukemia and are making regular trips from their Murrayville home to BC Children’s Hospital for treatment. (GoFundMe)

VIDEO: Twin B.C. brothers, 3, battle cancer

Both are being treated together after they were both diagnosed with the same type of leukemia

Identical twin brothers Weston, left and Bennett, right, both have leukemia and are making regular trips from their Murrayville home to BC Children’s Hospital for treatment. (GoFundMe)
Kaylanna Lipinski (centre) was diagnosed with cancer for a second time only three months after the birth of her daughter. (Miran Rose Facebook/The News)

$25K raised after young B.C. mother of infant daughter dies of cancer

Maple Ridge resident Kaylanna Lipinski has succumbed to her cancer after beating it as a child

Kaylanna Lipinski (centre) was diagnosed with cancer for a second time only three months after the birth of her daughter. (Miran Rose Facebook/The News)
Mathon said if people can’t afford $20, he’ll even do it for free. But if they can spare some money, a donation of any size would be of great help. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Retired Mission sign maker picks up old trade to raise money for Ukrainian refugees

Paul Mathon used to run a business called Eye Spy Reflective Address Signs

Mathon said if people can’t afford $20, he’ll even do it for free. But if they can spare some money, a donation of any size would be of great help. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
A recent golf tournament raised $75,000 for Archway Community Services in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Archway Golf Tournament in Abbotsford raises $75K

Sold-out event supports programs such as support for newcomers

A recent golf tournament raised $75,000 for Archway Community Services in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
Talitha Koum Society, a women’s support and housing organization, needs funds for camping equipment to get back to their favourite group activity. (Contributed photo)

Lower Mainland women’s rehabilitation centre needs funds to run programs, expand housing unit

Talitha Koum Society helps women in recovery by providing accomodation, resources

Talitha Koum Society, a women’s support and housing organization, needs funds for camping equipment to get back to their favourite group activity. (Contributed photo)
Miel Bernstein, co-founder of Project AIM, photographed at Field House Brewing on June 28, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Project AIM takes the shame out of menstruation, incontinence with deliveries across Lower Mainland

‘These products should be free, and until they are, we will be providing them’ says co-founder

Miel Bernstein, co-founder of Project AIM, photographed at Field House Brewing on June 28, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Ryder Newhouse, 15, met Juniper, an eight-month-old yellow Labrador with BC and Alberta Guide Dogs, in downtown Chilliwack on Friday, June 24. He is seen here with his mom Nicole Newhouse. Ryder has been raising money to help pay for her training over the past six months. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Harrison teen finally meets guide dog in training that he’s fundraising for

Ryder Newhouse met puppy named Juniper for the first time in Chilliwack

Ryder Newhouse, 15, met Juniper, an eight-month-old yellow Labrador with BC and Alberta Guide Dogs, in downtown Chilliwack on Friday, June 24. He is seen here with his mom Nicole Newhouse. Ryder has been raising money to help pay for her training over the past six months. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An online auction is underway in support of Archway Community Services. The fundraiser is being held in conjunction with the organization’s annual golf tournament on June 21. (Stock photo by Unsplash)

Online auction underway in support of Archway Community Services

Fundraiser being held in conjunction with golf tournament June 21 in Abbotsford

An online auction is underway in support of Archway Community Services. The fundraiser is being held in conjunction with the organization’s annual golf tournament on June 21. (Stock photo by Unsplash)
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Abbotsford Police members hold annual charity golf tournament

Event on July 18 in Chilliwack raises money for ALS services and research

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The annual Run for Water event in Abbotsford took place Sunday, May 29, leaving and ending on Bevan Avenue outside of Mill Lake Park. Almost 1,300 people took part in the 5 km and 10 km events. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Almost 1,300 racers come out for Abbotsford’s Run for Water

Fundraiser for clean water in Ethiopia returns to in-person event

The annual Run for Water event in Abbotsford took place Sunday, May 29, leaving and ending on Bevan Avenue outside of Mill Lake Park. Almost 1,300 people took part in the 5 km and 10 km events. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)