Charity and Donations

A narwhal tusk that was donated to a Goodwill store in northwest Calgary this summer will soon be gifted to the Arctic Institute of North America (Hesam Rezaei)

Narwhal tusk discovered in Calgary Goodwill pile to be donated to university

The tusk had federal hunting tags from 1978 attached that say animal was harvested from the central Arctic

 

Rugged Coast Research Society volunteers use a small boat and paddle boards to get through heavy surf to remote beaches to collect marine trash, which is placed in sacks and transported away on a larger craft. (Photo: Agathe Bernard, Rugged Coast Research Society)

Donation from Nanaimo family helps society clean up Island’s coastline

Rugged Coast Research Society needed boat and gear to clear marine trash from remote beaches

 

United Way’s giving campaign launches with less fanfare during pandemic

United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island’s fall campaign is now underway

 

In a challenging year, we can still give thanks and give back

Thanksgiving campaign reminds us to give a little extra to those without homes

  • Sep 28, 2020

Tour de Rock arrives in Nanaimo, now it’s off to the next station

Cops for Cancer team completes Nanaimo section of Vancouver Island cycle relay

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Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Tim Hortons smile cookies being sold in support of Nanaimo hospital foundation

Nanaimo Tim Hortons owners challenge Victoria locations to see who can sell the most smile cookies

Credit union donates $25,000 to Vancouver Island’s United Way chapters

Coastal Community Credit Union’s donation will help agencies provide services

‘Food 4 Summer’ campaign in Nanaimo receives $10,000 from Island Savings

Loaves and Fishes trying to build new donor relationships during pandemic

Charities worry about loss of trust, donations in wake of WE deal controversy

Imagine Canada, a charity itself, has calculated the COVID-19 pandemic will cut donations by up to $6 billion this year

Stock the Lockers drive for vulnerable students in Nanaimo begins

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation exec says students need support leading up to fall semester

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have…

Non-profits in Nanaimo will receive $20,000 in gift cards following Movember fundraiser

Garrett Paquette Fund for Families in Need donates Country Grocer gift cards

Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash

The donation pickup stoppage resulted in the temporary layoff of over 500 staffers

‘Going green’ en vogue for Prom Closet Nanaimo

Non-profit event looking to make high school prom less cost-prohibitive goes March 5-7

Man accidentally donates girlfriend’s 50 pairs of shoes to B.C. thrift store

Cassandra Converse has forgiven him, but she jokes that this Valentine’s Day better be pretty special