Community

VIU hopes Giving Tuesday efforts can make education more accessible

VIU Foundation asking community to help fund scholarships and bursaries

NDSS students give back to community with Empty Bowl fundraiser

Dinner goes Thursday, Dec. 5 at NDSS; participants get a meal and keepsake bowl

Donations of food, money and time needed for Nanaimo Christmas hampers

Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank Hamperville campaign underway

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Nanaimo groups hosting Christmas tree disposal fundraisers
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Salvation Army in dire need of volunteers for Christmas Kettle Campaign

Campaign needs 7,200 volunteer hours to man kettle shifts from Nanaimo to Ladysmith

Kris Kringle Craft Market brings holiday magic to Nanaimo

Unique crafts, artisan, roving entertainment and Kris Kringle himself at Beban Park this weekend

Nanaimo hospital foundation trying to Light the Trees to combat colon cancer

December campaign calls for donations to build new $1.5-million endoscopy suite at NRGH

The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive launches 37th year collecting presents for kids

Toy drive makes sure children in Nanaimo’s less fortunate families have presents Christmas morning

Santa Claus will fly in and set up workshop downtown

Seventeen gingerbread home entries in B. Gallant Homes holiday event at conference centre

Dinner celebrating all things Cedar will include ‘patchwork of pies’

Cedar Community Hall will host a dinner this Saturday, Nov. 16

Eden Gardens’ calendar sure to be a chart-topper

Dementia care facility working on fundraiser project

Organizers bringing heavy artillery to Nanaimo’s inaugural Great Pumpkin Toss

Trebuchet and air cannon will fire pumpkins to their final resting places in charity fundraiser

Anonymous donor in Nanaimo buys $1,200 worth of Girl Guide cookies to give to charity

Cedar Sparks delivered the cookies to Loaves and Fishes on Monday night

Poppies bloom for Royal Canadian Legion campaign

Donations support charities and services that help veterans and the community

Monster Dash supports newly merged society in Nanaimo

Women’s resources, citizen advocacy groups become Society for Equity, Inclusion and Advocacy

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run leaves Port Hardy on eight-day trek down Vancouver island

The team’s fundraising goal this year is $250,000, which is double last year’s goal.

WATCH: Man creates intricate replicas of Parksville-area buildings

Historic models currently on display at community centre

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

BC Ferries announces new route linking Comox and Texada Island

Pilot project will run twice weekly

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Meet one of B.C.’s instructors in CPR and first aid for dogs

Paramedic teaches Dogsafe Canine First Aid to pet owners and people who run dog businesses

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.