Donation

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

 

(News Bulletin photo)

$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

 

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

 

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)
First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)

Fraser Valley-based Envision Financial donates $25,000 to Ukraine relief efforts

Donation goes to Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal to help those on ground

First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)
Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove man hopes to expand his non profit

He organizes clothing drives in multiple cities

Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Elks offer infusion of cash to youth and those facing end of life

Matching $10,000 donations were gifted to new Langley Foundry, as well as new hospice residence

Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Six-year-old Chloe Davidson from Aldergrove committed to growing out her hair so it can be donated to Wigs For Kids. (Cal Belton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove girl, 6, raises $3,000, donates hair to BC Children’s Wigs For Kids

Chole Davidson said she would do it all over again

  • Nov 12, 2021
Six-year-old Chloe Davidson from Aldergrove committed to growing out her hair so it can be donated to Wigs For Kids. (Cal Belton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Feel The Love’ initiative comes to the aid of Langley family left without heat

Gandy Installations and manufacturer Lennox install new state-of-the art furnace, for free

On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, headquartered in Langley, announced on Aug. 17, 2021 that it has donated $5,000 towards SOS Children’s Village BC and their efforts in supporting youth in care or aging out of care. (SOS Children’s Village BC)

Langley-based financial institute donates $5K to improve youth mental health support

Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, gives to SOS Children’s Village BC

Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, headquartered in Langley, announced on Aug. 17, 2021 that it has donated $5,000 towards SOS Children’s Village BC and their efforts in supporting youth in care or aging out of care. (SOS Children’s Village BC)
Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)

$50K infusion helps feed B.C. wildfire victims

Envision Financial and its members come through with donations to Food Bank BC

Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Fraser Valley has reached storage capacity for donation items in support of Lytton fire victims, they announced July 7, 2021. However, they still encourage those who can, to donate to the GoFundMe fundraiser. (The Fraser Valley/Facebook)

Fraser Valley tourism group encourages monetary donations for Lytton fire victims

The organization had reached storage capacity for items, they announced Wednesday

The Fraser Valley has reached storage capacity for donation items in support of Lytton fire victims, they announced July 7, 2021. However, they still encourage those who can, to donate to the GoFundMe fundraiser. (The Fraser Valley/Facebook)
Eric Fandrich’s family was forced to flee a wildfire in Lytton on June 30, 2021, which engulfed 90 per cent of the town. The Walnut Grove resident is fundraising to help revival the family business, Kumsheen Rafting. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley family fundraising for Lytton relatives forced to flee wildfire

Eric Fandrich had several family members flee the fire-ravaged village

Eric Fandrich’s family was forced to flee a wildfire in Lytton on June 30, 2021, which engulfed 90 per cent of the town. The Walnut Grove resident is fundraising to help revival the family business, Kumsheen Rafting. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Stephen Nicol, Langley Secondary science teacher, Amanda Smith, LEPS Agriculture Program coordinator, and Gary Jones, a Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation director and KPU faculty member have been involved in the new Learning Farm. (Black Press Media files)

Otter Co-op donates $25,000 for Langley outdoor learning space

Farm is proposed to include a food forest, an incubator farm, and a solar powered container farm

Stephen Nicol, Langley Secondary science teacher, Amanda Smith, LEPS Agriculture Program coordinator, and Gary Jones, a Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation director and KPU faculty member have been involved in the new Learning Farm. (Black Press Media files)
Nixon Mahovlic, 8, was inspired by kindness week at Fort Langley Elementary so he set out to collect bottles to raise money for a local family in need. (Steve Mahovlic/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nixon Mahovlic, 8, was inspired by kindness week at Fort Langley Elementary so he set out to collect bottles to raise money for a local family in need. (Steve Mahovlic/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Norma Morosan (left), wife of artist Vojislav Morosan has donated her late husband’s painting – ‘Anglican Church’ – to St. George’s Anglican Church in Fort Langley. The donation was accepted by Rev. Kelly Duncan. (Roy Cline/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Norma Morosan (left), wife of artist Vojislav Morosan has donated her late husband’s painting – ‘Anglican Church’ – to St. George’s Anglican Church in Fort Langley. The donation was accepted by Rev. Kelly Duncan. (Roy Cline/Special to Langley Advance Times)
In 2019, the Saran family took the money raised from their bottle and community fundraising drive to the Canuck Autism Network on World Autism Awareness Day. They presented the organization with almost $5,700. This year's event will be held on March 27, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. at Langley Fundamental Elementary School. (Langley Advance Times file)

VIDEO: Langley family hosts autism awareness bottle drive

Fundraiser will take place March 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. with COVID safety measures in place

In 2019, the Saran family took the money raised from their bottle and community fundraising drive to the Canuck Autism Network on World Autism Awareness Day. They presented the organization with almost $5,700. This year's event will be held on March 27, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. at Langley Fundamental Elementary School. (Langley Advance Times file)
A Langley resident donated food to a family in need in Aldergrove. (Diana Kleiberg Vaughan/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove family in need gifted snacks and treats

Diana Kleiberg Vaughan made a care package full of food and picked a random recipient

A Langley resident donated food to a family in need in Aldergrove. (Diana Kleiberg Vaughan/Special to The Star)
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!