fundraising

Volunteers spent a day making 3,000 perogies for the Ukrainian Food Take Out Dinner at the upper Florence Filberg, Friday, June 24. Photo via Facebook

Valley community stepping up to support Ukrainian newcomers

Summer fundraising dinner raised $14,000 to support those new to the Valley

 

In late October, the Comox Valley Shooters women’s soccer team hosted a fundraising run in memory of their teammate, Caroline Bernard and her family. Photo submitted

Fundraising run continues legacy and supports victims of impaired driving

More than $2,000 raised last month to honour teammate, father

 

The Rotary Club of Comox Valley (CVRC) has launched its third everyone Eats Raffle, and this year it concludes with a gala dinner and dance. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Rotary Club of Comox Valley’s Everyone Eats Raffle is now on

Accompanying dinner and dance takes place Dec. 2

 

The Baynes Sound Lions Wheelbarrow Walk will take place Sunday, as participants walk a 32-kilometre route the Old Island Highway from Fanny Bay to the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay. The annual walk raises money for the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Submitted photo

Baynes Sound Lions Club Wheelbarrow Walkers will hit the highway Sunday for the CVCDA telethon

The Baynes Sound Lions Club members and volunteers will take part in…

The Baynes Sound Lions Wheelbarrow Walk will take place Sunday, as participants walk a 32-kilometre route the Old Island Highway from Fanny Bay to the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay. The annual walk raises money for the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Submitted photo
Jade Hansen stands in front of her collection of coats from a past clothing drive. Photo submitted.

Hansen’s annual Valley coat drive returns for those in need

She has filled trailers with coats, clothes, sweaters, toques, mitts and warm clothes

Jade Hansen stands in front of her collection of coats from a past clothing drive. Photo submitted.
The balls drop for the 2022 Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club Golf Ball Drop at Crown Isle, the evening of the Mayors’ Cup Golf Tournament, Friday, Sept. 9. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club Golf Ball Drop awards $5,000 in prizes

On Sept. 9 at Crown Isle Golf Resort, the 2,000 numbered golf…

  • Sep 14, 2022
The balls drop for the 2022 Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club Golf Ball Drop at Crown Isle, the evening of the Mayors’ Cup Golf Tournament, Friday, Sept. 9. Photo supplied
From left: Dr. Erika Kellerhals of Campbell River, Kathe Gerber of Victoria and Jocelyn Green of Victoria. Photo supplied

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Cycle tour returns

What has 56 legs, wears polyester in a rainbow of colours and…

  • Aug 30, 2022
From left: Dr. Erika Kellerhals of Campbell River, Kathe Gerber of Victoria and Jocelyn Green of Victoria. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Cyclepaths pedalled their way to $85,814 for Comox Valley Hospice Society dueing the Cycle of Life Tour for Island hospice care.

Comox Valley riders top the Island in Cycle of Life hospice fundraising

Cyclepaths pedal to $85,814 for Comox Valley Hospice

  • Aug 15, 2022
The Comox Valley Cyclepaths pedalled their way to $85,814 for Comox Valley Hospice Society dueing the Cycle of Life Tour for Island hospice care.
From left, Derek Firth, service director, Rotary Club of the Comox Valley, and club president Debbie-Lynn Bowman, alongside 50/50 winner Nicole Reynolds. Photo supplied

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley 50/50 draw raises $10,000 for the Comox Valley Food Bank

Members of the Rotary Club of Comox Valley, along with board members…

From left, Derek Firth, service director, Rotary Club of the Comox Valley, and club president Debbie-Lynn Bowman, alongside 50/50 winner Nicole Reynolds. Photo supplied
Submitted photos of Jen Block and Chris Goble.

Island Health cyclists raise awareness of stigma linked with substance use

Jen Block and Chris Goble, Island Health employees who both reside in…

  • Jul 28, 2022
Submitted photos of Jen Block and Chris Goble.
The 2022 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride will culminate Aug. 21 with a Party in the Park. Photo supplied

2022 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride will culminate Aug. 21 with a party at Marina Park

By Lina Konovalov Special to the Record You’ve registered, you’ve rallied, and…

  • Jul 21, 2022
The 2022 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride will culminate Aug. 21 with a Party in the Park. Photo supplied
Lab technicians at Comox Valley Hospital will use a new Hematology analyzer to analyze bloodwork with high speed and accuracy. It's one of many priorities for the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation this year.

Specialized medical tools make a real difference

New laboratory equipment for Comox Valley Hospital serves to increase overall healthcare capacity

  • Jun 20, 2022
Lab technicians at Comox Valley Hospital will use a new Hematology analyzer to analyze bloodwork with high speed and accuracy. It's one of many priorities for the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation this year.
Paramedic tour riders coming into Crofton Monday afternoon. (Phot by Don Bodger)

Pedaling paramedics on fundraising tour of the South Island

Cycling tour kick-starts the push for a national monument

Paramedic tour riders coming into Crofton Monday afternoon. (Phot by Don Bodger)
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
An employer takes a leap at WildPlay Nanaimo’s Bungy Bridge during last year’s Toss the Boss fundraiser for brain injury awareness. The event raised more than $87,000 in 2021 and the Victoria and Nanaimo Brain Injury societies hope to see it generate $125,000 this summer. (Courtesy of Pam Prewett)

Island brain injury fundraiser lets employees ‘drop their boss’ 46 metres in Nanaimo

Businesses have until Sept. 23 to raise $500 for cause, employer bungee jump

An employer takes a leap at WildPlay Nanaimo’s Bungy Bridge during last year’s Toss the Boss fundraiser for brain injury awareness. The event raised more than $87,000 in 2021 and the Victoria and Nanaimo Brain Injury societies hope to see it generate $125,000 this summer. (Courtesy of Pam Prewett)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied

Tour de Rock guest rider inspired by little girl

Cops for Cancer event celebrates 25 years

Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied
Volunteers for the Comox Valley Hospice Society show the load of cans and bottles collected at the CVHS Botthe Drive Thru at Driftwood Mall Saturday, May 7. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Hospice Society bottle drive nets more than $5,000

The Comox Valley Cyclepaths’ second annual Bottle Drive Thru for the Comox…

Volunteers for the Comox Valley Hospice Society show the load of cans and bottles collected at the CVHS Botthe Drive Thru at Driftwood Mall Saturday, May 7. Photo supplied
16-year-old Wilson Gaglardi is spending 100 hours in a tent atop a flagpole in downtown Vancouver to raise funds for diabetes research. (Cole Schisler/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: B.C. teen spends 100 hours atop a flagpole to raise funds for diabetes research

16-year-old Wilson Gaglardi was diagnosed with type one diabetes at age six

16-year-old Wilson Gaglardi is spending 100 hours in a tent atop a flagpole in downtown Vancouver to raise funds for diabetes research. (Cole Schisler/Black Press Media)
A GoFundMe campaign has begun to raise money for the parents of nine-month-old Logan Bishop of Abbotsford, who has so far had five open-heart surgeries and requires ongoing medical treatment.

5 surgeries at just 9 months old: Fundraiser launched for Abbotsford baby with heart condition

Logan Bishop, 9 months, has spent most of his life in hospital

A GoFundMe campaign has begun to raise money for the parents of nine-month-old Logan Bishop of Abbotsford, who has so far had five open-heart surgeries and requires ongoing medical treatment.