Tag: Charity

Eating

Vancouver Restaurants Rally to Aid Japan

A select group of restaurants from across Vancouver are pledging a portion of their proceeds from their sales on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, to the Canadian Red Cross fund for the Japan Earthquake/Asia-Pacific Tsunami. “People have seen the devastation that hit Japan on March 11 – and the aftermath that hundreds of thousands of people […]

Life Musings

Baby Molly Campbell in BC Children’s Hospital

I just saw on this evening’s news that there is a one month old baby (her name is Molly) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of BC Children’s Hospital with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells. Our baby girls (now 20 month old toddlers) were born in BC Children’s in […]

Life Musings

Construction Worker Dies on Vancouver Job Site

Today’s post is a very sad one; yesterday 28 year old Dan Martens died on a construction site in Vancouver. The cause of Martens death is being investigated but early indications are that a concrete form came loose and fell on him. When anybody dies an untimely death it is tragic. The deeper tragedy in […]

Life Musings

Vancouver Timeraiser; Thursday, September 23rd

How cool is this; instead of asking people to donate their money, an organization has set up a way for people to donate their time. I love it! Timeraiser, is the innovative organization that inspires 20 and 30-somethings to get more involved in their communities. Now in its third year, the Vancouver Timeraiser has had […]

Life Musings

Put Your Face on the Train

I just got home from the Vancouver City Centre Station on the Canada Line. Why was I visiting a transit station you ask? Because someone close to my heart was there; Sunny the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Bear was there. Sunny and his (her?) crew were there handing out little pieces of paper with information […]