fundraiser

From now until the end of the month, purchase a moustache lollipop or a moustache caramel apple, and proceeds will be donated to the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation in support of prostate and testicular cancer research as well as mental health. Photo montage supplied

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Comox Valley hosting Movember fundraiser

It’s Movember at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Comox Valley. This Movember, Rocky Mountain…

From now until the end of the month, purchase a moustache lollipop or a moustache caramel apple, and proceeds will be donated to the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation in support of prostate and testicular cancer research as well as mental health. Photo montage supplied
Easter Seals Camp Shawnigan provides fun and skills to campers. (Submitted photo)

Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club selling 50/50 raffle tickets for Camp Shawnigan

The Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club is again selling 50/50 online raffle…

Easter Seals Camp Shawnigan provides fun and skills to campers. (Submitted photo)
The finale, Doing it for the kids" is a Telethon tradition. 
Photo by Terry Farrell

46th annual Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon takes the stage

The Comox Valley Child Development Association needs a new therapy building, and…

The finale, Doing it for the kids" is a Telethon tradition. 
Photo by Terry Farrell
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)
A national drive-thru campaign helps locals declutter their closet and aid diabetes research Oct. 16. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Diabetes clothing drive comes to the Comox Valley

A national drive-thru campaign helps locals declutter their closet and aid diabetes research Oct. 16

  • Oct 13, 2021
A national drive-thru campaign helps locals declutter their closet and aid diabetes research Oct. 16. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
This home, at 1547 Crown Isle Boulevard, is part of a grand prize package option in the 2021 Millionaire Lottery. Photo supplied

PHOTOS: Millionaire Lottery features Courtenay home as a grand prize option

Crown Isle property part of a $2.9 million prize package

  • Oct 8, 2021
This home, at 1547 Crown Isle Boulevard, is part of a grand prize package option in the 2021 Millionaire Lottery. Photo supplied
The Sock It To ’Em project has been providing essential items to those in need in the Comox Valley through sales of socks, since 2013. Photo supplied

Comox Valley’s annual Sock It To ’Em fundraiser in full swing

Feet feeling chilly? Thinking about gifts? The Sock It To ’Em sock…

The Sock It To ’Em project has been providing essential items to those in need in the Comox Valley through sales of socks, since 2013. Photo supplied
Downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni is selling orange “Ervery Child Matters” glass hearts as a fundraiser for the Indian Residential School Survivor Society. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay business selling glass orange hearts as fundraiser for residential school survivors

When downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni first heard the news about…

Downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni is selling orange “Ervery Child Matters” glass hearts as a fundraiser for the Indian Residential School Survivor Society. Photo by Terry Farrell
Fundraisers are being held to help Kristal Mayo (right) and her family, husband Dustin (left) and daughter Kourtlyn (middle) after Kristal underwent emergency brain surgery last week. (Facebook)

Fundraisers being held to assist longtime Lake Cowichan volunteer hit by cancer

Long-time community volunteer has undergone emergency brain surgery

Fundraisers are being held to help Kristal Mayo (right) and her family, husband Dustin (left) and daughter Kourtlyn (middle) after Kristal underwent emergency brain surgery last week. (Facebook)
A 12-day alumni tour of community-based teams will ride different legs of the Tour de Rock for 2021. (Courtesy Cops for Cancer)

Tour de Rock embraces community teams for annual Vancouver Island cancer fundraiser

Tour starts Sept. 20 in Port Alice, winds up with finale in Sidney on Oct. 1

A 12-day alumni tour of community-based teams will ride different legs of the Tour de Rock for 2021. (Courtesy Cops for Cancer)
Members of Team Sarah outside Chilliwack General Hospital. (Submitted)

Tour de Cure team rides in honour of B.C. nurse who died of cancer

Sarah Penner and her unborn baby both died of cancer; Team Sarah formed in her memory

Members of Team Sarah outside Chilliwack General Hospital. (Submitted)
Comox-based father and son Ross and Hugh MacKinnon have been inspired by some local and Island disabled Canadians and are doing a fundraising half-marathon run using the Nautical Day Four-Miler route (in photo). Black Press file photo

August fundraising half marathon set to highlight and support disabled Canadians

Comox-based father and son Ross and Hugh MacKinnon will run on Aug. 27

  • Aug 23, 2021
Comox-based father and son Ross and Hugh MacKinnon have been inspired by some local and Island disabled Canadians and are doing a fundraising half-marathon run using the Nautical Day Four-Miler route (in photo). Black Press file photo
About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Folks step up to raise money for Parkinson Society of B.C. with SuperWalk

Annual event goes virtual for 2nd year in a row, funds go to Parkinson’s research, programming

About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
The Comox Valley Golf Ball Drop is a collaborative fundraising event that will take place on Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crown Isle Golf Resort. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley service clubs join forces for new fundraising initiative

Inaugural Comox Valley Golf Ball Drop takes place Sept. 10

The Comox Valley Golf Ball Drop is a collaborative fundraising event that will take place on Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crown Isle Golf Resort. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)

Blizzards forecast in BC in October – each raising funds for children’s hospital care

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day reset for Oct. 28 in province and across Canada

Dairy Queen Canada, with multiple stores in B.C., announced recently it has rescheduled its annual Miracle Treat Day normally seen this month to Oct. 28. A portion of the proceeds from all Blizzards sold on that day in British Columbia will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital Foundation. (Mike Mozart/Flickr photo)
Nine-year-old Chilliwackian Emily Loewen shares a moment with Lytton mayor Jan Polderman on Tuesday. Loewen presented Polderman $3,440 on Tuesday, Aug. 3, most of it raised through lemonade sales. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Nine-year-old Chilliwack girl presents Lytton mayor with $3,440 from lemonade sales

Emily Loewen’s donation may be used to help re-stock the Lytton library once it’s rebuilt

Nine-year-old Chilliwackian Emily Loewen shares a moment with Lytton mayor Jan Polderman on Tuesday. Loewen presented Polderman $3,440 on Tuesday, Aug. 3, most of it raised through lemonade sales. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
A friend has set up an online fundraiser to help Deanna Sullivan, who suffered serious injuries and may lose a foot after a motorcycle crash near Sooke on July 31. (Mike McInnes photo)

Fundraiser set up for Nanaimo woman who may lose foot after motorcycle crash

Eating disorder recovery worker facing multiple surgeries over coming months

A friend has set up an online fundraiser to help Deanna Sullivan, who suffered serious injuries and may lose a foot after a motorcycle crash near Sooke on July 31. (Mike McInnes photo)
Artful: The Gallery’s current show includes a fundraising angle for the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied.
Artful: The Gallery’s current show includes a fundraising angle for the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied.
A Nanaimo man, experiencing homelessness, sustained serious injuries after he was intentionally run over with a vehicle, and his daughter is setting up a trust fund to help with his recovery. (GoFundMe image)

Fundraiser benefits man experiencing homelessness who was purposely struck by motorist in Nanaimo

Daughter creating a trust fund to help her father as he recovers

A Nanaimo man, experiencing homelessness, sustained serious injuries after he was intentionally run over with a vehicle, and his daughter is setting up a trust fund to help with his recovery. (GoFundMe image)
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