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Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)

‘Special’ train trip for Surrey boy living with kidney failure and isolated by pandemic

Journey through the Rockies was ‘something we didn’t think we would get to do because we are stuck at home so often,’ mom says

 

Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)

Donations give White Rock Rotary meal program a boost

Students Thanksgiving Day contribution adds to fundraising

 

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold in the annual charity fundraiser. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Anonymous donor buys $10K in cookies from B.C. girl guides

Troop will donate the cookies to a variety of Nanaimo area poverty assistance charities

 

Reach Development manager Kristin Bibbs, development manager at Reach Child and Youth Development Society, displays prizes available in the non-profit’s inaugural Reach for the Stars “Un-Gala” virtual auction. (submitted photo)

Reach Society hosting virtual auction in lieu of postponed gala

Online auction will open Saturday, Oct. 2 and run through to Monday, Oct. 18

Reach Development manager Kristin Bibbs, development manager at Reach Child and Youth Development Society, displays prizes available in the non-profit’s inaugural Reach for the Stars “Un-Gala” virtual auction. (submitted photo)
Surgeons work on a patient in West Africa. (KBNF)

B.C. nurse fights to bring ‘top notch’ supplies, neurosurgery facilities to West Africa

Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation trains surgeons, brings supplies where they’re needed most

Surgeons work on a patient in West Africa. (KBNF)
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raised $9,600 at a shredding event Aug. 28. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey shred event raises $9,600 for Cops for Cancer

Event held at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on Aug. 28

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raised $9,600 at a shredding event Aug. 28. (Contributed photo)
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‘Superheroes’ to rappel Surrey tower in another Drop Zone fundraising event

‘I’ve personally scaled down the building and it’s quite an experience,’ says Prospera Credit Union boss

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File - A standard War Amps key tag (The War Amps)

75 years of returning lost keys, War Amps celebrate program

Started in 1946, the key tags have provided Canadians with piece of mind if they lose their keys

File - A standard War Amps key tag (The War Amps)
A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen

Driven Project brought fleet of supercars to quiet street

A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfies with community members at the Hamilton Mountain Mosque after speaking to the congregation to recognize Eid al-Adha in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Feds looking into Muslim charities’ concerns: PM

Almost 100 Muslim organizations and civil society groups wrote to Trudeau this week

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfies with community members at the Hamilton Mountain Mosque after speaking to the congregation to recognize Eid al-Adha in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
At Surrey’s Queen Elizabeth Secondary in Surrey, musician Luv Randhawa (second from right) with students Kenny Segura (middle) and Gracy Gandhi (second from left), school counsellor Jeremy Lendvoy (left) and TV news reporter Jay Durant (right). (Submitted photo)

For love of music, bhangra artist Randhawa helps Surrey students get to next level

Five $500 scholarships include mentorship from White Rock-based artist

At Surrey’s Queen Elizabeth Secondary in Surrey, musician Luv Randhawa (second from right) with students Kenny Segura (middle) and Gracy Gandhi (second from left), school counsellor Jeremy Lendvoy (left) and TV news reporter Jay Durant (right). (Submitted photo)
People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in 2020. The food bank, through the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, has launched a new summer food drive aimed to increase donations at a time of year when they tend to drop. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen launches new summer donation drive

Initiative aims to raise much needed food and money for Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank

People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in 2020. The food bank, through the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, has launched a new summer food drive aimed to increase donations at a time of year when they tend to drop. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Volunteers unload 1,000 meal kits at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen May 12. CCK was gifted the meals from Goodfood and distributed the entire truckload to the needy in less than 24 hours. (Photo: Submitted)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen distributes 1,000 meals in less than 24 hours

Meal kits went to charities in Surrey, Langley, White Rock

Volunteers unload 1,000 meal kits at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen May 12. CCK was gifted the meals from Goodfood and distributed the entire truckload to the needy in less than 24 hours. (Photo: Submitted)
Semiahmoo Rotary Club’s golf tournament raised more than $60,000 for Sources last year. (Lori Chalmers photo)

Semiahmoo Rotary’s Charity Golf Tournament rescheduled due to COVID-19

Event now set to take place at the end of August

Semiahmoo Rotary Club’s golf tournament raised more than $60,000 for Sources last year. (Lori Chalmers photo)
White Rock Youth Ambassador Emily Tepper delivers lunch to one of the first Bunches of Lunches recipients in November 2020. (bunchesoflunches.ca photo)

White Rock Youth Ambassadors partner to deliver ‘Bunches of Lunches’ for seniors

Program raises funds for weekend meal program for students

White Rock Youth Ambassador Emily Tepper delivers lunch to one of the first Bunches of Lunches recipients in November 2020. (bunchesoflunches.ca photo)
Joe Viel, manager of Cloverdale Community Cycles, stands among some of the bikes that will be up for grabs April 10. The cycle shop is located directly behind Pacific Community Church at 5337 180 Street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Community Cycles to hold bike sale April 10

Repair shop selling bikes for both kids and adults

Joe Viel, manager of Cloverdale Community Cycles, stands among some of the bikes that will be up for grabs April 10. The cycle shop is located directly behind Pacific Community Church at 5337 180 Street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Stephen Gregorig, co-owner of Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks, holds a soon-to-be-filled can of Orion 1-1. Smugglers’ Trail is launching the beer in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Honour House—a home that supports soldiers, veterans, first responders, and their families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘It’s a tip of the cap,’ Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks launches new beer to help support B.C. charity

Sales of Orion 1-1, a poppy-seed IPA, will help raise funds for Honour House

Stephen Gregorig, co-owner of Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks, holds a soon-to-be-filled can of Orion 1-1. Smugglers’ Trail is launching the beer in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Honour House—a home that supports soldiers, veterans, first responders, and their families. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A GoFundMe for the family of Langley murder victim 22-year-old Arshdeep Singh was a mystery to his parents in India, according to IHIT. (IHIT photo)

Friends insist GoFundMe for Langley murder victim intended to aid family

IHIT trying to determine if fundraiser was legitimate or a scam

A GoFundMe for the family of Langley murder victim 22-year-old Arshdeep Singh was a mystery to his parents in India, according to IHIT. (IHIT photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula grandmothers encourage acts of kindness

Oneness Gogos to deliver warm clothing, supplies to extreme-weather shelter

Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)

White Rock’s Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser goes virtual

Annual walk raises funds for variety of Sources programs and services

Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)