fundraiser

Colwood’s Alf Todd, centre, and group of family members and supporters, were heading to Port Alberni on their bikes on Aug. 11 in a one-day trip as a fundraiser for Parkinson’s disease. In the rear, from left, are Todd’s grandson Bret Schuuman, supporter Andy Robinson, Todd’s cousin David Peters and daughter Cindy Todd. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Alf Todd on a mission to fight Parkinson’s disease

Todd and group hope to raise $10,000 riding bikes to Port Alberni

Colwood’s Alf Todd, centre, and group of family members and supporters, were heading to Port Alberni on their bikes on Aug. 11 in a one-day trip as a fundraiser for Parkinson’s disease. In the rear, from left, are Todd’s grandson Bret Schuuman, supporter Andy Robinson, Todd’s cousin David Peters and daughter Cindy Todd. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
The YANA fundraiser at Charlie’s Auto Wash (beside Value Village) 380 Old Island Highway, in Courtenay, runs until August 31st. YANA will receive $2 from each Gold wash and $1 from each Silver wash. Photo supplied

Charlie’s Car Wash in Courtenay raising funds for YANA

Michael Seib the owner of Charlie’s Auto Wash (beside Value Village) in…

  • Aug 10, 2020
The YANA fundraiser at Charlie’s Auto Wash (beside Value Village) 380 Old Island Highway, in Courtenay, runs until August 31st. YANA will receive $2 from each Gold wash and $1 from each Silver wash. Photo supplied
The Courtenay Return-It recently matched donations to help a former employee (fourth from right) diagnosed with cancer. The depot has new features and protocols in place to keep employees and clients safe. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Refreshed recycling depot offers a 5-star experience

Courtenay Return-It Depot builds community, one bottle at a time

  • Aug 3, 2020
The Courtenay Return-It recently matched donations to help a former employee (fourth from right) diagnosed with cancer. The depot has new features and protocols in place to keep employees and clients safe. Photo by Mike Chouinard
YANA has provided financial help to Melissa Helme and her seven-year-old daughter, Autumn, for a few years. This year, Autumn is giving back, by riding in the Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride. Photo by Andrea Postal

2020 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride supports the charity and local businesses

There’s still time to register a team or sponsor a rider

  • Jul 27, 2020
YANA has provided financial help to Melissa Helme and her seven-year-old daughter, Autumn, for a few years. This year, Autumn is giving back, by riding in the Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride. Photo by Andrea Postal
81-year-old grandpa Pradeep training for his YANA ride on team “Not Fast, Just Furious” all the way from the UK. Photo supplied

Ride what you want for 2020 YANA Ride

The 2020 Comox Bike Company YANA Ride begins in less than two…

  • Jul 21, 2020
81-year-old grandpa Pradeep training for his YANA ride on team “Not Fast, Just Furious” all the way from the UK. Photo supplied
From Luly 20-24, Cobs will be donating $1 from every six-pack of hot dog or hamburger buns purchased to the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Child Development Association bun fundraiser runs July 20-24

Between Monday, July 20 and Friday, July 24, for every six-pack of…

  • Jul 20, 2020
From Luly 20-24, Cobs will be donating $1 from every six-pack of hot dog or hamburger buns purchased to the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Photo supplied
Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)
People take part in the Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC in Chilliwack on June 21, 2015. This year’s event will be a virtual one due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Progress file)

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

People take part in the Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC in Chilliwack on June 21, 2015. This year’s event will be a virtual one due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Progress file)
Humanity for Horses has started a GoFundMe campaign to help with their hay bill for the year. (submitted)

Cowichan horse rescue needs help after tough beginning to 2020

Humanity for Horses Rescue Foundation has started a GoFundMe campaign with the goal of $33,000

Humanity for Horses has started a GoFundMe campaign to help with their hay bill for the year. (submitted)
Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)
Gary Robbins is running 100 miles uphill on a treadmill today from his own Chilliwack garage. (Linda Barton-Robbins)

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Gary Robbins is running 100 miles uphill on a treadmill today from his own Chilliwack garage. (Linda Barton-Robbins)
Artists are banding together for Islanders in need with Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island. (Image contributed)

Artists band together for Islanders in need

Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island broadcasts tonight

Artists are banding together for Islanders in need with Rock for Relief: A Living Room Concert for Vancouver Island. (Image contributed)
Jayme Johnson with husband Ryan in Vancouver General Hospital after Ryan was injured by a falling tree. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Vancouver Island man copes with stunning diagnosis after logging accident

Surgery uncertain for father of three due to COVID-19 hospital closures

  • Mar 22, 2020
Jayme Johnson with husband Ryan in Vancouver General Hospital after Ryan was injured by a falling tree. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
Violinist Domagoj Ivanovic and pianist Noel McRobbie will perform at St. John the Divine in Courtenay on March 14Sunday, Jan. 26. (Tawyna Wood/Special to Black Press)

Courtenay concert to support Comox Valley Youth Music Centre scholarship fund

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled *** The Comox Valley Youth Music…

  • Mar 5, 2020
Violinist Domagoj Ivanovic and pianist Noel McRobbie will perform at St. John the Divine in Courtenay on March 14Sunday, Jan. 26. (Tawyna Wood/Special to Black Press)
Wounded Warriors B.C. event coordinator Jacqueline Zweng, left, leads the runners on the final approach to the end of their 600 km relay race fundraiser. The program that supports PTSD programs raised over $155,000. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Wounded Warriors BC raises over $155,000 during 2020 run

Eight-day relay race for PTSD programs falls short of $250,000 goal

Wounded Warriors B.C. event coordinator Jacqueline Zweng, left, leads the runners on the final approach to the end of their 600 km relay race fundraiser. The program that supports PTSD programs raised over $155,000. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
View Royal Firefighters Jake Haymes (left), Jon Swick, Riley Leach, Matt Hamilton, Drew Coleman (Climb 2020 Team Captain), and Joey Drolet climbed the wall in Vancouver in support of the BC Lung Association. (File contributed/BC Lung Association)

Hundreds of B.C. firefighters ‘climb the wall’ for BC Lung Association

The charity fundraiser saw participants climbing up 48 storeys

View Royal Firefighters Jake Haymes (left), Jon Swick, Riley Leach, Matt Hamilton, Drew Coleman (Climb 2020 Team Captain), and Joey Drolet climbed the wall in Vancouver in support of the BC Lung Association. (File contributed/BC Lung Association)
Michelle Francis Fillion and Corey Frances are Broadfork Duo, and will be playing at the Mex Pub Tuesday, March 3 to raise funds for the Care-A-Van. Photo supplied.

Broadfork Duo play for Care-A-Van at next Comox Valley First Tuesday Fundraiser

The next 1st Tuesday Fundraiser at the Mex Pub takes place on…

  • Feb 27, 2020
Michelle Francis Fillion and Corey Frances are Broadfork Duo, and will be playing at the Mex Pub Tuesday, March 3 to raise funds for the Care-A-Van. Photo supplied.
Naturopathic health seminar a fundraiser for Comox Valley Transition Society

Naturopathic health seminar a fundraiser for Comox Valley Transition Society

Your health is the most precious asset you have. There is nothing…

  • Feb 23, 2020
Naturopathic health seminar a fundraiser for Comox Valley Transition Society
Jennifer Ramos (left) and Dr. Michelle Hughes will be donating part of the funds collected from acupuncture visits Feb. 13-14 to the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied.

Acupuncture fundraiser to help Comox Valley Transition Society

Join Comox Valley Acupuncture in raising money for the Comox Valley Transition…

  • Feb 6, 2020
Jennifer Ramos (left) and Dr. Michelle Hughes will be donating part of the funds collected from acupuncture visits Feb. 13-14 to the Comox Valley Transition Society. Photo supplied.
Where Did Everybody Go, by Ken Kirkby, is one of the original pieces that will be available at the “Paintings, By the Numbers” fundraiser. Photo supplied

Major art fundraiser for Kus-kus-sum project

Renowned Canadian artists Ken Kirkby and Nana Cook are supporting Project Watershed’s…

  • Feb 2, 2020
Where Did Everybody Go, by Ken Kirkby, is one of the original pieces that will be available at the “Paintings, By the Numbers” fundraiser. Photo supplied
Pop-up banner image