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Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

WE Day an international series of stadium-sized life changing events, bringing together world renowned speakers and performers. This October, we gathered with 20,000 students and educators at Rogers Arena to celebrate the contributions of young people. Alongside partners led by national co-title sponsors RBC and Telus, with celebrity speakers, renowned performers, and global thought leaders, WE Day Vancouver celebrated the remarkable stories of people creating … Continue reading Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

#RestaurantsForChange on October 18th, 2017

On October 18, 2017, 92 restaurants in 19 cities across Canada will join together for the fourth annual Restaurants for Change event to donate proceeds from their dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada and local Community Food Centres. Funds raised have supported and continue to support healthy food programs in low-income communities. Make a dinner reservation at a participating restaurant on October 18, 2017 … Continue reading #RestaurantsForChange on October 18th, 2017

Discovering Vancouver’s Emerging Artists at Bombay Sapphire x ARTSY Artisan Series

Last week, we were invited to the Vancouver installment of the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Artisan Series at Windsor Gallery in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant district. The Artisan Series is an annual search to discover the best emerging visual artists from North America. Vancouver served as the premiere stop on the tour. The search is now in its eighth year, with new partner Artsy, an online resource for … Continue reading Discovering Vancouver’s Emerging Artists at Bombay Sapphire x ARTSY Artisan Series

5 Free Kids Meals with every $5 donation at @bostonpizza

Company: Boston Pizza Causes: Self-esteem, Education, Community Organizations: Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects, Big Brothers Big Sisters, JDRF, Kids Help Phone, Live Different and Rick Hansen Foundation Year: 2017 The last time we babysat our nephews was when they were visiting from Vancouver Island. Both Douglas and I were surprised to see how much fast-food they downed when we went to go eat out. As much as we … Continue reading 5 Free Kids Meals with every $5 donation at @bostonpizza

#fvindiemarket at Coquitlam Town Centre Park

Company: Various and Loving Local Causes: Shopping Local, Supporting local businesses from the Fraser Valley and Tricities Organization: Donations supporting Salvation Army BC Fire Relief Year: 2017 Near Coquitlam Town Centre this weekend? Check out the latest Fraser Valley Indie Market on Saturday, August 26th 2017 from 11am to 7pm. Admission is by donation, to go toward Salvation Army BC Wildfire Relief. Follow along on … Continue reading #fvindiemarket at Coquitlam Town Centre Park

Cause Marketing throughout Pride Vancouver 2017

Every summer, Vancouver holds Pride celebrations throughout Vancouver. Over the years, the annual parade has become more inclusive toward families and love of all kinds. Here are examples of how businesses throughout Downtown Vancouver showed their support during Pride celebrations in Vancouver 2017. Robson Street  [ Rainbow Heart Decals on various corners of sidewalks on Robson Street with #onROBSON and @ROBSONSTREET ] Rocky Mountain Chocolate [ … Continue reading Cause Marketing throughout Pride Vancouver 2017

Donate to local schools with @Staples and @StaplesCanada X @LadyGaga

Company:  Staples Cause: Education, Mental Wellness, Positive Environments, Community Organizations – US: Born This Way Foundation, DonorsChoose.org Organizations – Canada: Local Schools and Organizations by store location Year: 2017 As Staples is a major sponsor of Lady Gaga’s latest tour in the US, they partnered together along with other organizations to donate $2 million on the mission to create positive classroom experiences. Back in late June, Lady Gaga … Continue reading Donate to local schools with @Staples and @StaplesCanada X @LadyGaga

Burt’s Bees ‘#KissesforBees and collaboration with ela x #HProject

Companies: Holt Renfrew, ela, Burt’s Bees Causes: Environment, Bees Organization: Pollinator Partnership Canada, Wildlife Preservation Canada Year: 2017 #KissesforBees I recall earlier in the summer seeing this living flower #KissesforBees installation by Burts Bee Canada in Downtown Vancouver. Inspired by hardworking humble pollinators, Burt’s Bees is kissing back and raising awareness about the importance of supporting the Canadian Bee population within our own backyards, gardens (and balconies!). … Continue reading Burt’s Bees ‘#KissesforBees and collaboration with ela x #HProject

#MVRP50 – Celebrate 50 Years of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

As an incentive to get us exploring the many wondrous regional parks this summer, here are several ways to celebrate Metro Vancouver Regional Parks 50th Anniversary. Rewarding Passport Program Here’s how it works: Get your passport (either paper or digital) Visit one of the 18 participating regional parks Collect a different stamp at each one Earn rewards. Win prizes! Knowing me, I tend to leave … Continue reading #MVRP50 – Celebrate 50 Years of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

#150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada

What do you wish for Canada’s future? For every wish submitted, Starbucks will donate $1 up to a total of $150,000 to charities that provide support for youth who need extra help finding meaningful employment. How do you send your wish? Write your wish on a Starbucks cup and snap a photo or Snap a photo that reflects your wish written in your caption. I … Continue reading #150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada