fundraising

Jan Kotyk is pictured at the Goose Spit stairs, which he will climb for 12 hours on Jan. 9. Photo supplied

Merville marathoner to climb stairs for charity

Jan Kotyk undertakes ‘12 Hours of Stairs’ Jan. 9 at Goose Spit

 

Around 70 people braved rainy conditions to show support and raise funds to honour a community member during a fundraising run on Nov. 27 in Courtenay. Photo submitted.

Fundraiser honours community member and local support group

Members of The Shooters raised $4,489.95 for MADD Comox Valley

 

The stage is set for a full season of theatre again in 2022 at the Chemainus Theatre with the current fundraising campaign that's underway supported with substantial contributions from Gregg Perry, left, and Dr. Don Hilton. The Holiday Jubilation concert for Christmas will be a stepping stone. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Funding campaigns help popular Island theatre stage a comeback

Matching donations go a long way toward a 2022 full season Chemainus Theatre reopening

 

Margarita (right) and Caroline Bernard honoured their dad with a fundraising run for MADD Comox Valley in 2020. Photo submitted

Fundraising run taking on new meaning this year

Goal is to raise $3,000 for Comox Valley chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Margarita (right) and Caroline Bernard honoured their dad with a fundraising run for MADD Comox Valley in 2020. Photo submitted
Left to right: John Newman, president of Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North, authors Ken McBeath, Kathy Mason, Jackie Holt from Anderton Gardens, author Marlet Ashley, Alla McQueen from Habitat for Humanity, authors Cathy M. Doyle, Sharon McInnes, and Kunio Yamageshi. Absent, author Penelope Rokeby. The photo was part of a cheque presentation for the two local non-profits, from funds raised the sale of a collaborative book by the authors.
Left to right: John Newman, president of Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North, authors Ken McBeath, Kathy Mason, Jackie Holt from Anderton Gardens, author Marlet Ashley, Alla McQueen from Habitat for Humanity, authors Cathy M. Doyle, Sharon McInnes, and Kunio Yamageshi. Absent, author Penelope Rokeby. The photo was part of a cheque presentation for the two local non-profits, from funds raised the sale of a collaborative book by the authors.

Book launch nets more than $750 for Comox Valley non-profits

All funds from Recollections support Habitat for Humanity and Anderton Gardens.

Left to right: John Newman, president of Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North, authors Ken McBeath, Kathy Mason, Jackie Holt from Anderton Gardens, author Marlet Ashley, Alla McQueen from Habitat for Humanity, authors Cathy M. Doyle, Sharon McInnes, and Kunio Yamageshi. Absent, author Penelope Rokeby. The photo was part of a cheque presentation for the two local non-profits, from funds raised the sale of a collaborative book by the authors.
Left to right: John Newman, president of Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North, authors Ken McBeath, Kathy Mason, Jackie Holt from Anderton Gardens, author Marlet Ashley, Alla McQueen from Habitat for Humanity, authors Cathy M. Doyle, Sharon McInnes, and Kunio Yamageshi. Absent, author Penelope Rokeby. The photo was part of a cheque presentation for the two local non-profits, from funds raised the sale of a collaborative book by the authors.
From left: Diane Daigle, Pam Crowe and Cindy Xavier with this year’s total at the end of the Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon, Sunday at the Sid Williams Theatre. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley Child Development Assn. Telethon raises $131,851

The Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon raised $131,851 — the second…

From left: Diane Daigle, Pam Crowe and Cindy Xavier with this year’s total at the end of the Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon, Sunday at the Sid Williams Theatre. Scott Stanfield photo
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)
The Rotary Club of Comox Valley (CVRC) has launched its second annual Everyone Eats Raffle, and this year it has expanded to include a dinner series. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Rotary’s Everyone Eats Raffle adds dinner series

The Rotary Club of Comox Valley (CVRC) has launched its second annual…

  • Oct 19, 2021
The Rotary Club of Comox Valley (CVRC) has launched its second annual Everyone Eats Raffle, and this year it has expanded to include a dinner series. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
CATS’ president Michelle Cunningham (left) and vice president Sue MacKay at their new facility on Knight Road. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Rescue organization holding fundraiser to support and assist cats

Up to $3,000 is available to one lucky winner in an upcoming 50/50 draw, set for Oct.29.

CATS’ president Michelle Cunningham (left) and vice president Sue MacKay at their new facility on Knight Road. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Diane Daigle, Comox Valley Child Development Association board president, draws the winning ticket in the 2020 50/50 raffle. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon returns to online format

Silent Auction starts Oct. 1; 50/50 raffle starts up soon

Diane Daigle, Comox Valley Child Development Association board president, draws the winning ticket in the 2020 50/50 raffle. Photo supplied
The annual Climb for Alzheimer’s fundraiser is taking place from now through Sept. 21, and can be done anywhere in the province. (Photo credit: Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.)

Annual fall fundraiser, Climb For Alzheimer’s, on now

The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with extreme heat and fires…

  • Sep 3, 2021
The annual Climb for Alzheimer’s fundraiser is taking place from now through Sept. 21, and can be done anywhere in the province. (Photo credit: Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.)
Surrey teen Sia Sidhu has been raising money for BC Children’s Hospital in a variety of ways in recent years. This year's "Team Sia" fundraiser involves a raffle of more than 60 prizes donated by sponsors. (submitted photo)

B.C. girl, 13, raises over $32K for BC Children’s Hospital, launches new raffle

Several hospital departments have benefitted from Sia Sidhu’s fundraising work in recent years

Surrey teen Sia Sidhu has been raising money for BC Children’s Hospital in a variety of ways in recent years. This year's "Team Sia" fundraiser involves a raffle of more than 60 prizes donated by sponsors. (submitted photo)
The Comox Valley Cyclepaths have been recognized as the top Island fundraising team inthe recently completed Cycle of Life Tour. Pictuyred: Front Row Corrie Howard, Juliana Leahy, Raida Bolton, Debi Sargent, Aby Sargent. Back Row: Karen Langhans, Amber Aleksich, Brooke McManus. Team members not pictured: Derek Berg, Joyce Reid, Heidi Fuerste

Comox Valley Cyclepaths top fundraisers in the Cycle Of Life Tour

The 2021 Cycle of Life Tour on July 24 was a resounding…

The Comox Valley Cyclepaths have been recognized as the top Island fundraising team inthe recently completed Cycle of Life Tour. Pictuyred: Front Row Corrie Howard, Juliana Leahy, Raida Bolton, Debi Sargent, Aby Sargent. Back Row: Karen Langhans, Amber Aleksich, Brooke McManus. Team members not pictured: Derek Berg, Joyce Reid, Heidi Fuerste
Walter Fred during Team 700 training on July 21. The Indigenous youth boxing team has started a GoFundMe with a goal to raise $20,000 to continue running the program. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo boxing club raising money so Indigenous youths can go more rounds

Online fundraiser set up after Team 700 has its funding cut

Walter Fred during Team 700 training on July 21. The Indigenous youth boxing team has started a GoFundMe with a goal to raise $20,000 to continue running the program. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
As a finale to the 2021 Cycle of Life Tour, on July 24, Team Cyclepaths will be riding a 50 km route through the Comox Valley. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Cyclepaths hitting the road for Hospice Society

The local Cycle of Life Tour Team, Comox Valley Hospice Cyclepaths, has…

As a finale to the 2021 Cycle of Life Tour, on July 24, Team Cyclepaths will be riding a 50 km route through the Comox Valley. Photo supplied
Got the itch to travel and a jam packed summer? No problem! The 2021 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride is a fully flexible event where participants can gather pledges and get on their bikes anytime between August 1-15. Over 100 riders are already registered and gathering donations for this year’s event! 
Comox Bike Co YANA ride is a major annual fundraiser for the Comox Valley organization. YANA is hoping to raise $100,000 this year to support travel expenses for families needing to leave the community for medical trips for children or pregnant mothers.
For more information or to register visit www.yanacomoxvalley.com

2021 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride aims for $100,000 target

Got the itch to travel and a jam packed summer? No problem!…

  • Jun 30, 2021
Got the itch to travel and a jam packed summer? No problem! The 2021 Comox Bike Co YANA Ride is a fully flexible event where participants can gather pledges and get on their bikes anytime between August 1-15. Over 100 riders are already registered and gathering donations for this year’s event! 
Comox Bike Co YANA ride is a major annual fundraiser for the Comox Valley organization. YANA is hoping to raise $100,000 this year to support travel expenses for families needing to leave the community for medical trips for children or pregnant mothers.
For more information or to register visit www.yanacomoxvalley.com
Board member Joan Carson and president Michele Avery are part of the team which assists the Eureka Support Society. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Eureka aims to transform outdoor space with online fundraiser

The society is a resource for adults with persistent mental health issues

Board member Joan Carson and president Michele Avery are part of the team which assists the Eureka Support Society. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Registration for the 2021 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride will open online on June 1. Photo supplied.

Registration for 2021 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride opens June 1

The 2021 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride is ramping up for another…

  • May 26, 2021
Registration for the 2021 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride will open online on June 1. Photo supplied.
The Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500 is an entirely online fundraiser this year. Photo supplied.

Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500 adopts online format

Tickets on sale now for the John Marinus Memorial Ducky 500

The Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500 is an entirely online fundraiser this year. Photo supplied.
Proceeds from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club 50/50 online raffle will help send kids and adults with disabilities to Easter Seals Camps both in-person and online this summer. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Monarch Lions hosting 50/50 fundraiser

Proceeds will help send kids and adults with disabilities to Easter Seals Camps

Proceeds from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club 50/50 online raffle will help send kids and adults with disabilities to Easter Seals Camps both in-person and online this summer. Photo supplied