Donation

From left, Mary Robson, Executive Director of Friends in Need accepts a check from Vanguard employee Brian McCann, along with founder Jacob Kuehne and his wife Candice. (Friends In Need Food Bank/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge company raises $20,000 for food bank

Fundraising took place at Vanguard Mechanical Ltd. project sites

 

Intergenerational Garden coordinator Makenna Patrick accepts a cheque for $5,000 from Envision Financial Ridge Meadows branch manager Sherri Tongue. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge teaching garden is funded for another year with generous donation

Envision Financial Ridge Meadow branch donated $5,000 to help garden

 

Left to right: SRT students Caleb Orieux, Billy Williamson, and Ryan Bauer stand next to the metal lathe donated by Lordco Auto Parts and the Ed Coates Foundation.

Metal lathe donated to Maple Ridge high school

Ed Coates foundation provided the machining tool to Samuel Robertson Technical

 

Harrison won a gold medal in a 3,000m race at the 2005 world transplant games. (Special to The News)

‘I am living proof that organ donations work’

Maple Ridge woman shares touching liver transplant story for Green Shirt Day

Harrison won a gold medal in a 3,000m race at the 2005 world transplant games. (Special to The News)
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Francisco Blancarte working on the pipeline in Alberta. (Andrea Blancarte/Special to The News)
Francisco Blancarte working on the pipeline in Alberta. (Andrea Blancarte/Special to The News)
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!

Local liquidation store says ‘Thank you!’ with $300,000 donation to United Way

Funds will be distributed to United Way offices throughout the West Coast!

  • Feb 15, 2021
Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!
Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton, left, holds one of the cheer packages with Rev. Miranda Sutherland and Jean Davidson, coordinator the the church’s centennial celebrations. (Special to The News)

Whonnock church delivers cheer for COVID-isolated seniors

$25,000 grant provided by federal New Horizons program

Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton, left, holds one of the cheer packages with Rev. Miranda Sutherland and Jean Davidson, coordinator the the church’s centennial celebrations. (Special to The News)
Firefighters train at the Justice Institute of B.C.’s Maple Ridge campus. (Special to The News)

JIBC needs donations for educational resources to benefit Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows campuses

Asking the public to think of them on Giving Tuesday

  • Nov 21, 2020
Firefighters train at the Justice Institute of B.C.’s Maple Ridge campus. (Special to The News)
Tania Campfield donated one of her kidneys to her fiancé John Kalinich. (Tania Campfield/Special to The News)
Tania Campfield donated one of her kidneys to her fiancé John Kalinich. (Tania Campfield/Special to The News)
Mike Davies, chair of community services with the Meadow Ridge Rotary Club, hands a $6,800 cheque to Karen Osborne, with the school meal and snack program for the Friends in Need Food Bank. Rotarian Ineke Boekhorst stands socially distanced in the background. (Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association/Special to The News)

Meadow Ridge Rotary donates thousands to food bank

Money to go towards the school meal and snack program

Mike Davies, chair of community services with the Meadow Ridge Rotary Club, hands a $6,800 cheque to Karen Osborne, with the school meal and snack program for the Friends in Need Food Bank. Rotarian Ineke Boekhorst stands socially distanced in the background. (Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association/Special to The News)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Abbotsford teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
Salvation Army is asking the public to refrain from leaving items outside closed stores and donation bins. (Black Press Media file)

Stop dropping off donations outside closed stores and bins, Salvation Army says

Organization remains closed due to coronavirus pandemic

Salvation Army is asking the public to refrain from leaving items outside closed stores and donation bins. (Black Press Media file)