fundraising

South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and restaurateur Vikram Vij were among those helping flood victims through donations at My Shanti’s Diwali Celebration Dinner Nov. 22. Alex Browne photo

Peninsula businesses step up to help victims of B.C. floods

My Shanti event, JRG group assisting with food drive

 

A chameleon is among the hundreds of creatures in the care of the Urban Safari Rescue Society. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s Urban Safari animal sanctuary raising funds through 50/50

Money will be used to care for exotic animals, educate public

 

Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski are the twins behind the popular Gone Country concert. Courtesy Angela Ruscheinski

Pop-up donation event orchestrated in Langley for flood victims

Team of friends and associates pull together a drive-thru fundraiser at Sammy J’s on Saturday

 

The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund established by local fundraising coalition

UFV, ACOC and ACF team up to help locals dealing with issues related to recent flooding

The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
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

Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)
Rendering of Options’ affordable-housing project being built at the corner of King George Boulevard and 81 Avenue, in Newton. (submitted image)

$50K boost for Surrey’s ‘Women of Options’ campaign to build affordable housing

Coast Capital donated $1,000 to each of the 50 women involved in Options’ anniversary fundraiser

Rendering of Options’ affordable-housing project being built at the corner of King George Boulevard and 81 Avenue, in Newton. (submitted image)
RCMP Supt. Bruce Singer speaks during Cops for Cancer final stop at Surrey's Sullivan Heights Secondary on Friday, Sept. 24. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Cops for Cancer cyclists finish five-day ride in Surrey with $190K raised, more to come

Each rider raises a minimum of $4,000 to participate in the annual Tour de Valley event

RCMP Supt. Bruce Singer speaks during Cops for Cancer final stop at Surrey's Sullivan Heights Secondary on Friday, Sept. 24. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Diners at the “Party in the Garden” fundraiser held in South Surrey, for Mackie’s Place. (Contributed photo: Britt Martin)

Garden party-goers raise $250K for Surrey’s Mackie’s Place youth social house

Dinner, drinks and dancing at Joseph Richard Group-backed gala

Diners at the “Party in the Garden” fundraiser held in South Surrey, for Mackie’s Place. (Contributed photo: Britt Martin)
Friends of the Pier members Bob Bezubiak (left), Linda Hensman (second from right) and Stewart Peddemors (right) present White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (second from left) with a cheque for $100,000 to help fund future improvements for the White Rock Pier. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Friends of the Pier donate $100K for further improvements to iconic White Rock structure

White Rock Pier repaired after 2018 storm, but enhancements still required, says mayor

Friends of the Pier members Bob Bezubiak (left), Linda Hensman (second from right) and Stewart Peddemors (right) present White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (second from left) with a cheque for $100,000 to help fund future improvements for the White Rock Pier. (Nick Greenizan photo)
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PHOTOS: ‘Superheroes’ drop from Surrey’s Central City tower for Easter Seals campers

‘So far, this event has raised almost $50,000,’ event rep says

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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)

‘I don’t want to stop now’: With new raffle, Surrey girl adds to $32K she’s raised for charity

BC Children’s 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)
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Surrey cyclist who raises money for kids’ cancer research now battling cancer of his own

‘My prognosis is good, due to the research that has been done with funds raised before me,’ Rick Stadler says

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Surrey’s Aimee Brennan at a War Amps CHAMP seminar in 2006, left, and pictured today, right. (submitted photos)

Surrey CHAMP, 20, now coaches swimming after injury stopped her from competing in pool

Aimee Brennan supports War Amps program that helped her discover biking and weightlifting

Surrey’s Aimee Brennan at a War Amps CHAMP seminar in 2006, left, and pictured today, right. (submitted photos)
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)
The band Crescent Sky in a photo posted to thecrescentsky.com.

Backyard concerts in Surrey promise ‘Summer Delight’ nights for Christmas on the Peninsula

Outdoor evening shows planned July 23-24 at home near Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest

The band Crescent Sky in a photo posted to thecrescentsky.com.
2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)

High hopes for in-person Red Serge Gala on Semiahmoo Peninsula

28th fundraiser for community safety programs set for Oct. 23 return

2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)
The growing membership of Soroptimist of White Rock poses for a photo for their new website. (Dani May photo)

Domestic-violence stats highlight need for funds, awareness, say White Rock soroptimists

Blast-from-past donation a ‘sweet’ example of club’s impact

The growing membership of Soroptimist of White Rock poses for a photo for their new website. (Dani May photo)
(submitted photo: Easter Seals/Surrey Central Lions Club)
(submitted photo: Easter Seals/Surrey Central Lions Club)
Rebecca Bollwitt models a “West Whalley Jr. High” T-shirt sold to raise funds for the Women of Options project. (submitted photo)

Miss 604’s ‘Surrey Nostalgia’ merch boosts Options’ $1.5M housing fundraiser

‘This project evokes nostalgia but it also gives back,’ blogger Rebecca Bollwitt says

Rebecca Bollwitt models a “West Whalley Jr. High” T-shirt sold to raise funds for the Women of Options project. (submitted photo)