Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon

After an excellent dinner at the Jinya Ramen Bar, we made our way to the 21st ever Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon at the Vancouver Playhouse. Inside it was packed with people from all different calls of life. Executives, students, hipsters… it was a virtual cornucopia of social diversity. Our seats were in the media section…

Faubourg Paris celebrates National Macaron Day in support of the Canadian Cancer Society

  Indulge for a good cause on Friday, March 20 Here’s to sweet treats and a generous spirit. Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s premier trio of French boulangerie pâtisseries, is celebrating Macaron Day on Friday, March 20 by giving back. Faubourg will offer its signature Parisian-style macarons for $1 each (half off the regular price), match every dollar of macaron sales and donate 100%…

Serendipity Shines at #DinnerPartyYVR

Serendipity Travels to Vancouver for 50 Simultaneous Charity Dinner Parties  Naramata Winery Supports 3rd Annual #dinnerpartyYVR    Serendipity Winery’s second-in-command, Katie O’ Kell and owner Judy Kingston at the winery’s cellar door. The News:   March 3, 2015 (Vancouver): Naramata’s Serendipity Winery is proud to again support #dinnerpartyYVR with a bottle of versatile and food-friendly Serendipity wine for…

We Are One: 3rd Annual Woman2Warrior Presented by Subway Invites Women to Band Together for Easter Seals

  We are One: 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway invites women to band together for Easter Seals  Registration now open for Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities is uniting women from across the province as they register for the 3rd annual Woman2Warrior presented by Subway, happening Sunday, May 24. The women’s-only…

BC Home + Garden Show announces can’t-miss charity challenge, Home Tweet Home

BC Home + Garden Show launches Home Tweet Home project to benefit Ronald McDonald House British Columbia Local influencers are getting crafty at BC Place Stadium,  February 18-22, 2015 Home Tweet Home, a brand-new project dreamed up by the creative minds at Marketplace Events, is ready to take flight at BC Place Stadium. Starting Wednesday, February 18,…

Social Bites and Cressey Development Group partner in third annual event to support local charities

Vancouver Hobby Chefs open homes to diners across Canada for the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey   Social Bites and Cressey Development Group today announce the third annual #dinnerpartyYVR, the charitable cooking event where hobby chefs open their doors to local diners for a home cooked meal, all to benefit the charity of their choice. On Saturday, March…

Calling All Change-makers alumni UBC’s online story-sharing platform supports those who are making a difference

alumni UBC is calling on members of the University of British Columbia (UBC) community who are making a positive change in the world to tell their stories as part of its “your evolution” program. The program is an innovative, online story-sharing platform that uses the strength of the UBC network to enable alumni, faculty, staff…

NOURISHING OUR NEIGHBOURHOODS

Neighbourhood Food Networks Provide Opportunities to Move from Charity Food Model to Dignified Food Access   Vancouver is home to over a dozen individual, but connected, Neighbourhood Food Networks that have a unique role to play in the food movement. Thursday January 22, these networks hosted two events back to back to meet with current…