Category: charity

The BC Basket Donating 100% of Profit to Mamas for Mamas

Katherine and Shannon Mamas

Mamas for Mamas offers a space where mamas and their kids can feel safe and comfortable when they come in for poverty relief support. Mamas for Mamas also provides clothing, shoes, seasonal wear, and through our intake process Mamas can…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery Calls on British Columbia to Help Feed Cowichan Families

Paul, Paula, and Cristina Brunner thank the community for helping feeding Cowichan families in 2020

We all need help every now and then.  Now some Cowichan families need help, and you can help by purchasing wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery who are located in the Cowichan Valley.  $1 from every bottle sold will help…

An Australian Tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Yalumba and Pewsey Vale wines from Australia

The theme region for the Vancouver International Wine Festival was the South American wine making countries, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Brasil. I’ve covered two wines from Chile in my earlier article, and I do have a few wines from Argentina…

A Chilean Tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Vina Santa Rita Medalla Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 and Vinedos Emiliana Organic Vineyards COYAM 2018

Although we cannot celebrate the Vancouver International Wine Festival together this year, I have some wines from Chile and Argentina that I would like to taste and share my tasting notes with you. This year the theme region was South…

Celebrate Kiwanis AleFest At Home with 8 Exclusive Beers You’ve Never Had Before

Kiwanis AleFest craft beers

If you live in the interior of BC and enjoy craft beer, you may want to celebrate AleFest 2021.  Details below in their press release. ~~~ January 14, 2021, Prince George BC – Kiwanis AleFest invites you to celebrate their…

Les Dames BC to Award $50,000 in Scholarships

Les Dames

(British Columbia) – Les Dames d’Escoffier – BC Chapter has raised $50,000 to award in scholarships this coming year. These scholarships are open to any woman (or person identifying as female) who resides in BC and wants to further their…

Winery Dogs of BC Calendars Raising Funds for TWO Great Causes + Contest

2021 Winery Dogs of BC calendar cover

It is the time of year that we can help others, people and animals.  The Winery Dogs of BC Wall Calendar needs your help.  With COVID, sales are slower, but needs for people and animals has not.  When you buy…

BC Hospitality Foundation Charity Ends Year with a Fun Giveaway

BCHF Holiday Giveaway 2020

“It is better to give than to receive” should be the maxim for this post.  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) wants to help you make someone’s day by giving away $25 restaurant gift certificates.  You do need an Instagram account…