fundraising

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

 

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

 

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

 

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
South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)

B.C. families invited to ‘camp out’ at home in support of COVID-19 response fund

Third province-wide Stay-at-Home Campout planned as charitable fundraiser

  • Apr 28, 2021
South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers sort through bottles and cans during Saturday's fundraiser for hospice. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley hospice holds drive-through bottle drive

Bike team is fundraising for the annual Cycle of Life tour on Vancouver Island

  • Apr 11, 2021
Volunteers sort through bottles and cans during Saturday's fundraiser for hospice. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores

Door-to-door sales cancelled amid pandemic’s third wave

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)
Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Kilted Scotsman launches walking trek across Canada in B.C.

Michael Yellowlees departs Tofino to raise funds for endangered Caledonian Forest

Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Courtenay Nissan’s Matthew Bourassa, Geoff Piper and Sean LaFleur join YANA’s Ashley Smith, Kelly Rusk and Lisa Wilcox for the 4x4x48 event to raise funds. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay Nissan eats and runs for YANA

Dealership realized non-profit groups need new ways to raise funds during COVID

Courtenay Nissan’s Matthew Bourassa, Geoff Piper and Sean LaFleur join YANA’s Ashley Smith, Kelly Rusk and Lisa Wilcox for the 4x4x48 event to raise funds. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied

Courtenay man looks to brain surgery for second chance

Cole Moore’s sister sets up GoFundMe to help father looking after brother

Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied
Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)

Community rallies to buy private island off Parksville for parkland

BC Parks Foundation successfully raises $1.7M for purchase of West Ballenas Island

Aerial view of West Ballenas Island. (Photo courtesy the BC Parks Foundation)
Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire

GoFundMe account set up to help with clean-up and moving

Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Child Haven supports more than 1,300 children in “large families,” in four countries: Tibet, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Photo supplied.

Child Haven fundraising dinner adapting to pandemic with takeaway meal

The Comox Valley chapter of Child Haven is not letting the pandemic deter them from fundraising

Child Haven supports more than 1,300 children in “large families,” in four countries: Tibet, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Photo supplied.
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Eliza Moyle is still receiving treatment after a nearly year-long course of antibiotics, and the family continues to wait anxiously for a surgery that will hopefully resolve the problem for good. YANA was there to help when Eliza had to spend time at the Victoria General Hospital. Photo supplied.

YANA support a source of ‘instant relief’ for mother and daughter in need

Mother recalls the day she was required to leave the community for daughter’s health

  • Sep 15, 2020
Eliza Moyle is still receiving treatment after a nearly year-long course of antibiotics, and the family continues to wait anxiously for a surgery that will hopefully resolve the problem for good. YANA was there to help when Eliza had to spend time at the Victoria General Hospital. Photo supplied.
The Home Sweet Home Gala will take place in people’s homes, with a maximum of six at each home, comprising members of the household and immediate social bubble. On the afternoon of the event, an “event box” will be delivered to each home and will include wine, all food with serving/reheating instructions, linens, tableware and glasses, cutlery, and even flowers for the table. Adobe Stock image

Tickets now available for Comox Valley Community Foundation’s ‘re-imagined’ gala

The annual fundraiser will take place in people’s own homes

  • Aug 25, 2020
The Home Sweet Home Gala will take place in people’s homes, with a maximum of six at each home, comprising members of the household and immediate social bubble. On the afternoon of the event, an “event box” will be delivered to each home and will include wine, all food with serving/reheating instructions, linens, tableware and glasses, cutlery, and even flowers for the table. Adobe Stock image
Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success

Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success

More than $25,000 raised to support Courtenay and Campbell River projects

  • Aug 25, 2020
Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success
RBC Dominion Securities and their investment advisors Brendan Somers, Lara Austin, Don Somers, Brian Balfe, Sean Martin, and Blake Simpson have stepped up in a huge way in support of the 2020 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride. They are matching all donations from July 15-25, up to a maximum of $5,000. Photo submitted

RBC Dominion Securities doubling YANA Ride dollars

RBC Dominion Securities and their investment advisors Brendan Somers, Lara Austin, Don…

  • Jul 15, 2020
RBC Dominion Securities and their investment advisors Brendan Somers, Lara Austin, Don Somers, Brian Balfe, Sean Martin, and Blake Simpson have stepped up in a huge way in support of the 2020 Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride. They are matching all donations from July 15-25, up to a maximum of $5,000. Photo submitted
Annie is just one of the many children who will benefit from funds raised in the Help Fill a Dream mega 50/50 Draw. Photo submitted

Mega 50/50 draw to raise funds for Comox Valley kids

Help Fill A Dream 50/50 draw worth up to $25,000

  • Jul 6, 2020
Annie is just one of the many children who will benefit from funds raised in the Help Fill a Dream mega 50/50 Draw. Photo submitted
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)