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The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: McHappy Day in Langley more than doubled donations

All McDonald’s in Langley raised $22K for Foundry Langley

The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: It’s McHappy Day in Langley

All McDonald’s are raising funds for Foundry Langley and Ronald McDonald House B.C.

The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP Cst. Dennis Bell had the idea for a dinner while he was waiting in line at Veronica Cave’s shop in Aldergrove, Veronica’s Gourmet Perogies, to buy perogies to raise funds for Ukraine. The two have worked together to hold a May 28 dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. Tickets are going fast. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove dinner with RCMP and firefighters to raise money for Ukraine

Follow-up to perogie fundraiser was brainchild of RCMP officer

Langley RCMP Cst. Dennis Bell had the idea for a dinner while he was waiting in line at Veronica Cave’s shop in Aldergrove, Veronica’s Gourmet Perogies, to buy perogies to raise funds for Ukraine. The two have worked together to hold a May 28 dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. Tickets are going fast. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
John Lowe is selling coffee to help raise funds for body armour to protect a group of Canadian volunteers in Ukraine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack man raising money for body armour to protect volunteers in Ukraine

Veteran John Lowe selling bags of This Coffee Stops Bullets, hoping to raise $10,000

John Lowe is selling coffee to help raise funds for body armour to protect a group of Canadian volunteers in Ukraine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Facepainting, cotton candy stand, drawing competition, and more activities were planned at Langley Animal Protection Society’s Easter-themed fundraiser. The event was organized on Saturday, April 16. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley animal welfare society welcomes families for Easter party

Local realtors hosted community event to benefit Langley Animal Protection Society

Facepainting, cotton candy stand, drawing competition, and more activities were planned at Langley Animal Protection Society’s Easter-themed fundraiser. The event was organized on Saturday, April 16. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
A Sunday meal of homemade soup, buns, and dessert at a Langley church raised more than $47,000 for Ukraine relief. More than 300 took part in the lunch Sunday, April 10, at the South Langley Church at 20098 22nd Ave. (Cam Penner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A Sunday meal of homemade soup, buns, and dessert at a Langley church raised more than $47,000 for Ukraine relief. More than 300 took part in the lunch Sunday, April 10, at the South Langley Church at 20098 22nd Ave. (Cam Penner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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!
On their honeymoon, the Marrs took a VW camper van across Canada. For their 50th anniversary they’re repeating the trip, in the comfort of a motorhome, and with the goal of raising $50,000 for Project Resiliency. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley couple raising $50K on 50th anniversary cross-country trip

Chuck and Lorrraine retrace honeymoon route with goal of raising money to help youth at risk

  • Apr 9, 2022
On their honeymoon, the Marrs took a VW camper van across Canada. For their 50th anniversary they’re repeating the trip, in the comfort of a motorhome, and with the goal of raising $50,000 for Project Resiliency. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The last in-person spring gala for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation in 2019 raised $350,000 for the new ER department that has since opened at the hospital. That fundraising soiree pushed the foundation over its goal for $17-million Emergency Response Campaign. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley gala celebrates sense of renewal

Hospital foundation gears up for 31st annual spring fundraising gala

The last in-person spring gala for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation in 2019 raised $350,000 for the new ER department that has since opened at the hospital. That fundraising soiree pushed the foundation over its goal for $17-million Emergency Response Campaign. (Langley Advance Times files)
Carol Stehr, Scout leader sorting out bottles at the First Walnut Grove Scout troop’s fundraiser on Saturday, March 26. The group is raising funds for their upcoming camping trip in Hawaii. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley scouting group raising funds for Hawaii camping trip

Goal seems difficult to achieve but all is in to make it happen

Carol Stehr, Scout leader sorting out bottles at the First Walnut Grove Scout troop’s fundraiser on Saturday, March 26. The group is raising funds for their upcoming camping trip in Hawaii. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Bernard Grempel (right) with family. Grempel was last seen ten months ago at the 22nd Street Sky Train Station. (Let’s Find Bernard Grempel)

Family offers $30K reward for info on Bernard Grempel, last seen 10 months ago in New West

The reward for the missing 29-year-old was raised following the success of a GoFundMe page

Bernard Grempel (right) with family. Grempel was last seen ten months ago at the 22nd Street Sky Train Station. (Let’s Find Bernard Grempel)
Val van den Broek, the mayor for Langley City, and her husband, Rob, hosted a gala Saturday, March 26 at Cascades Casino that raised money for the new Langley Foundry, a wellness centre for local youth. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)

Fun fundraising festivities raise coin for Langley Foundry

Hosting her 2nd gala, Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek dedicates funds to youth wellness centre

Val van den Broek, the mayor for Langley City, and her husband, Rob, hosted a gala Saturday, March 26 at Cascades Casino that raised money for the new Langley Foundry, a wellness centre for local youth. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)
Mary-Lou London has one of her handmade decals, depicting the Ukraine flag, on the back of her car, and is making hundreds to raise money and awareness for the nation under invasion by Russia. She also has a heart in her front yard that’s been painted the flag colours. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Decals raise awareness, money for Ukraine

Murrayville woman puts crafty skills to work for the cause

  • Mar 24, 2022
Mary-Lou London has one of her handmade decals, depicting the Ukraine flag, on the back of her car, and is making hundreds to raise money and awareness for the nation under invasion by Russia. She also has a heart in her front yard that’s been painted the flag colours. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)

Chilliwack woman fundraising for pediatric cancer research after son’s death

Carmen Putz’s son Dylan diagnosed at 17, died at 19 in January

Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)
Langley’s Karen Lee Batten is glad to throw her voice and support behind the Hell or High Water telethon and charity concert this Sunday to help B.C. flood victims. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Musician psyched to help flood victims

Langley singer joins list of Hell or High Water artists

Langley’s Karen Lee Batten is glad to throw her voice and support behind the Hell or High Water telethon and charity concert this Sunday to help B.C. flood victims. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Costumes were prominent at the 2018 Polar Bear Swim, when an estimated 500 brave dippers took the plunge in White Rock. A March 19, 2022 dip is now planned as a fundraiser to support clean-water efforts for Indigenous communities. (File photo)

White Rock Polar Bear Plunge set for March 19

Rotaract-hosted event to raise funds for clean water in Indigenous communities

Costumes were prominent at the 2018 Polar Bear Swim, when an estimated 500 brave dippers took the plunge in White Rock. A March 19, 2022 dip is now planned as a fundraiser to support clean-water efforts for Indigenous communities. (File 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)
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