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18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

 

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

 

The Rose Lake Miocene 4H club members are going to match funds raised at a Father’s Day market at the Miocene Community Centre on June 19 to help build a barn. (Maria Bartley photo)

Miocene Community Centre market fundraiser towards new barn

Rose Lake Miocene 4H to match funds raised to help build new barn

  • Jun 13, 2022

 

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)
Volunteers hand out ice cream by donation to help raise funds and awareness prior to the Move to Cure ALS fundraising event. The volunteers were gathering pledges and donations at the Farmers Market on May 27. The Move to Cure ALS event will take place in Boitanio Park on June 4. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Ice cream to motivate you to Move to Cure ALS

Walk for ALS volunteers give away ice cream for donations and awareness

Volunteers hand out ice cream by donation to help raise funds and awareness prior to the Move to Cure ALS fundraising event. The volunteers were gathering pledges and donations at the Farmers Market on May 27. The Move to Cure ALS event will take place in Boitanio Park on June 4. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Some of the pieces which will be up for auction as part of the fundraiser show at the Station House Gallery opening on May 5. (Black Press Media photo)

Williams Lake’s Station House Gallery to open Art for Ukraine show

Fundraiser show will feature nearly 50 works by various artists to help raise funds for Ukraine

Some of the pieces which will be up for auction as part of the fundraiser show at the Station House Gallery opening on May 5. (Black Press Media photo)
Donny Kunka (second from left), accepts his trophy from Shirley Moffatt and Bob Lowen after winning the main event in the street stock class at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Kunka was severely burned when lighting a fire and will need to travel for specialized treatment. (Jim Thomson photo)

Fundraiser to be held in downtown Williams Lake to support burn victim recovery

Colt’s Barbershop to raise funds for Donny Kunka

  • Apr 16, 2022
Donny Kunka (second from left), accepts his trophy from Shirley Moffatt and Bob Lowen after winning the main event in the street stock class at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Kunka was severely burned when lighting a fire and will need to travel for specialized treatment. (Jim Thomson photo)
To continue supporting youth across BC, 11 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies are coming together to host The Big BC Lotto. Buy your tickets now for a chance to win half the jackpot in a classic 50/50 draw!

Lotto for a cause: Half for you, half for ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ across BC!

The Big BC Lotto helps connect youth with caring mentors across the province

  • Apr 11, 2022
To continue supporting youth across BC, 11 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies are coming together to host The Big BC Lotto. Buy your tickets now for a chance to win half the jackpot in a classic 50/50 draw!
Marnie and Madison Millership were as vibrant and full of energy as their costumes during 2019 Bowl For Kids’ Sake. The fundraiser had been in hiatus during COVID but will be back in full capacity as restrictions ease. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bowl for Kids’ Sake is back at Cariboo Bowling Lanes for 2022

Big Brothers and Big Sisters’ fundraiser is returning with a Disney theme this year

Marnie and Madison Millership were as vibrant and full of energy as their costumes during 2019 Bowl For Kids’ Sake. The fundraiser had been in hiatus during COVID but will be back in full capacity as restrictions ease. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Fort St. James painter Pat Gauthier is raising money to support Ukrainians through the sale of her artwork. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James artists support Ukrainians through artwork fundraiser

Proceeds of their work will be donated to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation and Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Fort St. James painter Pat Gauthier is raising money to support Ukrainians through the sale of her artwork. (Submitted photo)
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)

Abbotsford woman preparing for life without legs, hoping for support

‘Please take this pain away, I’m done. Please take my legs.’

Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)
Members of the Vancouver Island Painted Rocks Facebook group are painting sunflowers in solidarity with Ukraine. (Betty Young/Facebook)

PHOTOS: B.C. group stands with Ukraine through sunflower rock paintings

Sunflowers have become a symbol of resistance to Russia’s war on Ukraine

Members of the Vancouver Island Painted Rocks Facebook group are painting sunflowers in solidarity with Ukraine. (Betty Young/Facebook)
Const. Aaron Courtney hold a portrait of his late police dog Koda at his home in Chilliwack on Feb. 17, 2022. He, along with partner Sgt. Jason Martens and their wives started Support Retired Legends, a business which raises money for a charity called Ned’s Wish which provides financial support to help pay for the medical bills of retired service dogs. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Former B.C. K9 handler injured in hit-and-run now raising funds to help retired police dogs

‘Support Retired Legends’ educates people about retired police dogs, raises money for Ned’s Wish

Const. Aaron Courtney hold a portrait of his late police dog Koda at his home in Chilliwack on Feb. 17, 2022. He, along with partner Sgt. Jason Martens and their wives started Support Retired Legends, a business which raises money for a charity called Ned’s Wish which provides financial support to help pay for the medical bills of retired service dogs. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Bass Coast raised $21,100 for disaster relief; music festival is back for 2022 (Photo - basscoast.ca)
Bass Coast raised $21,100 for disaster relief; music festival is back for 2022 (Photo - basscoast.ca)
Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)

Summerland-raised animator’s Kickstarter campaign raises $2.5 million

Jenna Woldenga is retelling a Dungeons and Dragons campaign in a series of animated Youtube videos

Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)
The Great Canadian Flood Relief online concert takes place Dec. 19 with funds going to the Canadian Red Cross for people who lost homes and properties in B.C., Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Online concert will benefit flood victims nationwide through Canadian Red Cross

30 award-winning musicians lined up for Great Canadian Flood Relief concert

The Great Canadian Flood Relief online concert takes place Dec. 19 with funds going to the Canadian Red Cross for people who lost homes and properties in B.C., Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
8888 unique 3D dog NFT (RuffLife)

Buy an NFT, help a real dog: RuffLife supports BC SPCA to raise funds for animals

RuffLife Rescues is based in Kelowna and will donate 40 per cent of profits

8888 unique 3D dog NFT (RuffLife)