January 19, 2018

What You Should Know About Raising Money For Charity

Raising money for charity is a very admirable thing to do. After all, most people are so concerned with themselves these days, that they don’t really stop to think about other people and what they might be going through. There isn’t really a wrong way to raise money for charity, but there are some things you can do that will get even better … [Read more...]

Giving Back to Your Parents: Financial Help

Image Source If your parents are struggling financially, you may feel a great responsibility to help them. It’s only natural to want to help your loved ones, and it can be horrible to see your parents finding life difficult. Unfortunately, this is becoming more and more of a reality for elderly people today. With that in mind, let’s take a look at … [Read more...]

Helpful Ways You Can Support The Fight Against Cancer

Image source For many years, cancer has been the leading cause of mortality worldwide. In 2012, there were 14.1 million cases of cancer worldwide, with 8.2 million resulting in death. You can see some of the statistics at http://cancerresearchuk.org/. It’s likely that you know someone who has been affected by cancer, and how much damage it can … [Read more...]

Charity marks milestone

More than seven years after a new dad helped a homeless man by giving him a blanket, the charity 'Blanket BC' has heavily multiplied that generosity. "We never thought we'd reach this milestone of 100-thousand blankets, quite remarkable." Gregory Ould started 'Blanket BC' on a cold night in October of 2005. "After a chance encounter with a homeless … [Read more...]

BC government will tweak liqour laws for charity auctions

The provincial government is making what it calls a common-sense change to liquor policy to allow charities to auction off gift baskets that contain some alcoholic products. Minister responsible Rich Coleman says the current rules are out of date. "I don't think even when the law was probably written people were as much into wine and collection of … [Read more...]

Vancouver Police dogs featured in new calendar for charity

A new calendar raising money for charity features a dozen of the Vancouver Police department's finest. They're all from the 18-member police dog squad. All proceeds from the 4th edition will go to the BC Cancer and Children's Hospital foundations. Each year, they've reached their goal of $ 15,000. The calendars are being sold for $ 10 at various … [Read more...]