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SouthRidge Fellowship is hosting a Mario Kart-inspired go-kart experience over three days in July. (SouthRidge Fellowship/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Mario Kart-inspired event coming to Langley in support of food bank

Groups are asked to register online to secure a booking

SouthRidge Fellowship is hosting a Mario Kart-inspired go-kart experience over three days in July. (SouthRidge Fellowship/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andy Abreo (President) and Kathrin Arcari (Executive Director) from Soccer Shots announced a program that will donate $5 to Autism B.C. out of every summer registration fee. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Soccer Shots Fraser Valley supports B.C. Autism community

A donation of $5 from every summer registration fee

Andy Abreo (President) and Kathrin Arcari (Executive Director) from Soccer Shots announced a program that will donate $5 to Autism B.C. out of every summer registration fee. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A team of volunteers outside of FreshCo in Aldergrove are collecting donations for the displaced wildfire victims of Lytton. (Special to The Star)

Donation collection for displaced Lytton residents happening outside Aldergrove FreshCo

People can bring toiletries, pet food, and other items to black trailer until 5 p.m.

A team of volunteers outside of FreshCo in Aldergrove are collecting donations for the displaced wildfire victims of Lytton. (Special to The Star)
Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother to ride 410km through Lower Mainland Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Woman’s 100-km birthday marathon from Chilliwack to Abbotsford will benefit Special Olympics B.C.

Kalyn Head hopes run raises awareness, advocates for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities

Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A shredding truck was full to the brim after a shred-it by donation event was held at the seniors centre recently. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Shred-It boosts Langley seniors programs

One-day event helps raise more than $7,500 for food security and new resource centre initiatives

A shredding truck was full to the brim after a shred-it by donation event was held at the seniors centre recently. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Hearts for Hospice fundraiser happens Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Fort Langley Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Langley Hospice/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Sunday: Hearts for Hospice fundraiser at Fort Langley Community Hall

Society is hosting event in support of new 15-bed residence project

Hearts for Hospice fundraiser happens Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Fort Langley Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Langley Hospice/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Prime Family Bottle Drive amassed a huge amount of donations back in 2018. COVID has forced the organizers to make it a drive-thru event in 2020 and it will be that way again for 2021. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley family gearing up for fifth annual bottle drive to fight juvenile arthritis

People can bring their recyclables on Saturday, June 26, in a drive-thru style format

The Prime Family Bottle Drive amassed a huge amount of donations back in 2018. COVID has forced the organizers to make it a drive-thru event in 2020 and it will be that way again for 2021. (Aldergrove Star files)
Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Father’s Day pies help fundraiser for cancer research

You-bake pie drive raises money in place of this year’s Ride2Survive

Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)

Petition, fundraiser launched for family of Surrey girl murdered in October, 2000

$50,000 goal set in fundraiser, petition calls for inquiry into killer-pedophile incarcerations

Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)
Lynnae Erick and her daugher. (Lynnae Erick/Facebook)

Family dismayed as social media falsely ties Kelowna mom’s death to COVID-19 vaccine

Lynnae Erick died a week after her COVID jab, eliciting false claims the vaccine was responsible

Lynnae Erick and her daugher. (Lynnae Erick/Facebook)
Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)

$21K ‘urgently’ needed for Langley hospital equipment

Foundation is fundraising for surgical tools and holter monitors

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)
On April 17, 2021, people who purchased tickets to the “Angels Working Together” virtual gala came together online with a bottle of wine and a Kimz Angels engraved charcuterie board with meats and cheeses, all delivered to their door on the day of the event. (Langley Advance Times)

Kimz Angels virtual gala raises $50,000

Founder Kim Snow says this year’s event saw the largest dollar amount raised

On April 17, 2021, people who purchased tickets to the “Angels Working Together” virtual gala came together online with a bottle of wine and a Kimz Angels engraved charcuterie board with meats and cheeses, all delivered to their door on the day of the event. (Langley Advance Times)
A fundraiser gets underway May 10 to raise $10,000 towards purchasing new pianos for Langley schools. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fundraiser buying new pianos for Langley schools

A 15-day music practice-a-thon aims to buy 15 instruments; it starts Monday

A fundraiser gets underway May 10 to raise $10,000 towards purchasing new pianos for Langley schools. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
April Migneault of Maple Ridge, seen here with her running friend Hannah Baerg, has run every day in April (and also increased the distance of each run by one kilometre each day) for a total of 465 kilometres in 30 days. It’s how she chose to raise money for her friend, Dave Corke of Chilliwack, who has leukaemia. (Facebook/ April Migneault)

Maple Ridge woman runs more kms each day to raise funds for Chilliwack friend with leukaemia

April Migneault ran more than 465 kms in 30 days to help raise money for Dave Corke and family

April Migneault of Maple Ridge, seen here with her running friend Hannah Baerg, has run every day in April (and also increased the distance of each run by one kilometre each day) for a total of 465 kilometres in 30 days. It’s how she chose to raise money for her friend, Dave Corke of Chilliwack, who has leukaemia. (Facebook/ April Migneault)
LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)

Senior pup’s painful smile prompts aspiring B.C. vet to launch fundraiser for surgery

Naomi Gantug raised more than $700 to help the dachshund’s owner, who was considering skipping meals in order to afford treatment

LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)
Doug Penner and his mom Allison awaited the start of the 2020 edition of the fundraising ride that bears his name, held under strict COVID-19 protocols. This year, the annual event will mark its 15th year. (Langley Advance Times file)

Ride for Doug against muscular dystrophy will go ahead

Strict COVID-19 precautions planned for 15th annual Langley fundraising motorcycle ride

Doug Penner and his mom Allison awaited the start of the 2020 edition of the fundraising ride that bears his name, held under strict COVID-19 protocols. This year, the annual event will mark its 15th year. (Langley Advance Times file)
Pamela Alspach is general manager of OpenRoad Infiniti Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Luxury car dealers revving up to help battle cancer

Trio of Langley dealerships promise to give $7,500 minimum through Drive Yellow campaign

Pamela Alspach is general manager of OpenRoad Infiniti Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley parents Bethany and Andrew Ellerman are grieving the death of their almost one-year-old son Wesley, who passed away on April 10, 2021. (GoFundMe)
Langley parents Bethany and Andrew Ellerman are grieving the death of their almost one-year-old son Wesley, who passed away on April 10, 2021. (GoFundMe)
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