Charity

The joy of giving

Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.
Wai Young, Conservative MP, Vancouver South and Harvest City Church

Harper team 'hypocrites' on charities and politics, critics charge

In the wake of CRA charity audits, experts question Conservative MP's political speech at local church.
Chin Injeti

Music Heals gala plays a Chin Injetian Rhapsody

Music Heal's inaugural Strike a Chord gala will celebrate the career of Vancouver-based Juno/Grammy award-winning musician/producer Chin Injeti.
Artist Evan Ivan and his acoustic guitar

Local artist gives album proceeds to the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

What inspired multi-instrumentalist/producer Evan Ivan to donate all the proceeds of his album Bad Tidings and the Hope That Remains?

Senator defends Harper Tories' attack on the charitable sector, as green leaders deconstruct it

After Conservative senators labeled environmental organizations as "anti-Canadian" and asked if they would accept money from the Taliban, environmental organizations hit back.

Dalai Lama Center’s Lynn Green spreads message of peace and knowledge

As a year of revolution and social change comes to an end, the Vancouver Dalai Lama Center stays focused on promoting universal values of peace and education.

Volunteers get their wrap on to help families living with HIV/AIDS at A Loving Spoonful

Local charity will be wrapping up a storm, raising money to help feed individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.

Donate a bag of food to Covenant House and get your old mattress picked-up for free by MattressRecycling.ca

Do you have an old mattress you need to get rid of today? Fabio Scaldaferri offers an eco-friendly solution that also gives back to Vancouver’s at-risk youth.

Coats and cans: give 'em if you got 'em

Streetwear giant Alife will discount your duds if you donate canned goods or a coat.

Peter Mansbridge and Monika Deol entertain and inspire at sold-out BC Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala

In chic fashion at the BC Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala, 1.5 million dollars was raised for the BC Cancer Agency's Personalized Medicine Project to focus on Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and some...