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Forward Recovery Centre in Parksville receives $29,000 donation

Forward House thankful to 100+ Women Who Care in Oceanside for support

 

Matt Breedlove of 100 Oceanside Men Who Give a Damn presents a giant replica cheque of $10,000 to Barb Ashmead, Executive Director of Operation Freedom Paws Canada. (Submitted photo)

100 Oceanside Men Who Give a Damn group donates $10K to Operation Freedom Paws

Charitable PQB group currently looking for more members

 

Children and youth under the age of 18 can access the Vancouver Art Gallery for free for five years starting July 1, 2022. (Photo: Anita Bonnarens)

Vancouver Art Gallery soon free for those 18 and under thanks to $1M donation

Free admission to begin July 1 and last until gallery moves to new building in 2027

 

100+ Women Who Care Oceanside presented a $28,500 giant cheque replica to the Parksville Senior Centre. (Submitted photo)
100+ Women Who Care Oceanside presented a $28,500 giant cheque replica to the Parksville Senior Centre. (Submitted photo)
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$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

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After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)

B.C. Chinese community raises over $50,000 for museum destroyed in Lytton fire

Museum owners still have to wait for town bylaw changes, archeological survey

After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)
Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Gift of independence: Creston business donates vehicle to family in need

Kootenay Euro Shop has gifted a car to a mother of four

Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Outside the St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church, located at 594 Karls Way in Parksville, on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. The church will hold a candlelight vigil on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 7 p.m. in support of Ukraine and its people. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Outside the St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church, located at 594 Karls Way in Parksville, on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. The church will hold a candlelight vigil on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 7 p.m. in support of Ukraine and its people. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Moila (centre) and Brian Jenkins (right) of Longhouse Specialty Forest Products in Qualicum Beach presented a $2,000 cheque to Arrowsmith Search and Rescue president, Ken Peters (left), to kickstart the donation matching campaign in February. (Submitted photo)

Anonymous donor starts $20K matched funding campaign for Arrowsmith Search and Rescue

All donations made until Feb. 28 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000

Moila (centre) and Brian Jenkins (right) of Longhouse Specialty Forest Products in Qualicum Beach presented a $2,000 cheque to Arrowsmith Search and Rescue president, Ken Peters (left), to kickstart the donation matching campaign in February. (Submitted photo)
Dave Field, left, and Keith Reimer, right, both Seaside Cruizers Car Club members, stand with received donations on Jan. 24, 2022, as they prepare for a special tool donation event in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Special tool donation event planned in PQB to assist victims of B.C.-wide flooding

Donated tools to help Fraser Valley families rebuild homes

Dave Field, left, and Keith Reimer, right, both Seaside Cruizers Car Club members, stand with received donations on Jan. 24, 2022, as they prepare for a special tool donation event in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Rainbow Kitchen volunteer Bonnie prepares Dec. 8's meals. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Esquimalt food bank straining under unprecedented, pandemic-fueled ‘tidal wave’

Victoria’s Rainbow Kitchen is seeing new clients every day, including those who used to donate

Rainbow Kitchen volunteer Bonnie prepares Dec. 8's meals. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
On Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, firefighters will collect cash donations for the Salvation Army Food Bank at locations throughout the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)

8 Parksville Qualicum Beach area fire departments set for annual food and toy drive

No door-to-door campaign for 2021, donations to be collected in various PQB locations

On Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, firefighters will collect cash donations for the Salvation Army Food Bank at locations throughout the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)
The Wilson Nature Park sign was unveiled at the Englishman River Estuary on Marine Way in Parksville on Sept. 16. Pictured from left, The Nature of BC chair and CEO respectively, Emily Griffiths-Hamilton and Jasper Lamont, and founders of the Wilson 5 Foundation, Summer and Chip Wilson. (Michael Briones Photo)

Parksville city council formally announces appreciation for $6M donation

Motion made thanking Wilson 5 Foundation for move to preserve ecologically sensitive site

The Wilson Nature Park sign was unveiled at the Englishman River Estuary on Marine Way in Parksville on Sept. 16. Pictured from left, The Nature of BC chair and CEO respectively, Emily Griffiths-Hamilton and Jasper Lamont, and founders of the Wilson 5 Foundation, Summer and Chip Wilson. (Michael Briones Photo)
An Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Mobile Command Unit. (PQB News file photo)

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue receives $5K donation from EPCOR Utilities Inc.

Money to go towards new operations centre at Qualicum Beach airport

An Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Mobile Command Unit. (PQB News file photo)
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Samples of Parksville Qualicum Beach artist, Louise Parrack’s, work. Parrack will host an art sale on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, 2021, where 25 per cent of the sale proceeds will be donated to the Society of Organized Services (SOS) Project REBUILD. (Submitted photo)
Samples of Parksville Qualicum Beach artist, Louise Parrack’s, work. Parrack will host an art sale on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, 2021, where 25 per cent of the sale proceeds will be donated to the Society of Organized Services (SOS) Project REBUILD. (Submitted photo)
Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)

25 books for 25 youngsters donated in Bowser Elementary School catchment area

Newly formed foundation ‘Wonderful World of Books’ provides gifts

Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)
Artist Richard Alm presents a donation of $4,200 to the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville. From left: Bonnie Rapaport, Richard Alm, Jennifer Bate, executive director of the MAC, and Tom Roy, Oceanside Community Arts Council president. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Artist Richard Alm donates $4,200 to McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville

Donation amount amassed from 100 per cent of all sale proceeds

Artist Richard Alm presents a donation of $4,200 to the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville. From left: Bonnie Rapaport, Richard Alm, Jennifer Bate, executive director of the MAC, and Tom Roy, Oceanside Community Arts Council president. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Mt. Arrowsmith Salvation Army food bank is asking for donations of fresh produce from home gardens. (PQB News file photo)

Salvation Army food bank seeks fresh produce for Parksville Qualicum Beach residents

Donations of a wide variety of fruit and veggies will be accepted

The Mt. Arrowsmith Salvation Army food bank is asking for donations of fresh produce from home gardens. (PQB News file photo)
Victoria Foundation’s Community Recovery Program helps organizations get back on track financially after being impacted by the pandemic. (Pexels photo)

Victoria Foundation distributes $3.13 million to 142 organizations on south Island, Gulf Islands

Financial aid will support vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic

Victoria Foundation’s Community Recovery Program helps organizations get back on track financially after being impacted by the pandemic. (Pexels photo)
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