Vancouver Sun


Van-Whole Produce raised $15,498 through sales of top sweet mandarin oranges this fall for the Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon.

Donations of $10,000 each from Dr. Miriam Yu, and Mr. and Mrs. Sing and Patricia Yeo to Tapestry Foundation for Health Care helped launch Scotiabank Feast of Fortune supporting Rapid Access Breast Clinic at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital.

Burnaby residents Marco and Lucia Faccone donated $25,000 to support Tapestry Foundation for Health Care's campaign to renovate three bathing rooms at St. Michael's Centre, one of which will be named "Anna's Room" in memory of Anna Feccone.

Tapestry Foundation for Health Care volunteer, donor, and business-woman Anita Law was recognized by Association of Fundraising Professionals with the 2012 Giving Hearts Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser.

Gateway Casinos donated $5,000 to support Surrey Memorial Hospital's Emergency Department's Flood Relief.

Norden House Society donated $40,961 to Swedish Canadian Resident's Foundation.

Langley Elks donated $3,000 to BC Family Hearing Resource Society, for programs for children with deafness or hearing loss and speech language challenges in B.C.

Rotary Club of Vancouver-Arbutus donated $39,412 Windemere secondary and Nootka, Moberly, Emily Carr and Carnarvon elementary schools.

Kiehl's Since 1851, purveyor of skin and hair care, celebrated the opening of its first shop at The Bay in Vancouver by donating $10,000 to Camp Goodtimes, a local pediatric oncology camp.

Scotiabank donated $1,408 to Habitat for Humanity, and $1,000 Scotiabank Game Changer Winner Lorne Brooks to benefit the Kelowna Women's Shelter.

In addition, Scotiabank employees in Fort Nelson baked 440 pies raising $3,810 for Northern Rockies Seniors Society. Scotiabank matched funds raised bringing the total to $7,620 for the Society.

Mainland Sand and Gravel donated $50,000 to the Maternity Expansion Campaign at Langley Memorial Hospital. Angel Magnussen, 16, from Port Alberni, accepted $100,000 from Scotiabank as the National Scotiabank Game Changer Champion. Angel will donate the funds to Variety - The Children's Charity of BC.

Canadian Tire has donated another $90,000 to the Surrey School District in support of the Jumpstart Academy, an after-school physical literacy and sport skill development program. Canadian Tire's support for the program totals $250,000.

Health Sciences Association donated $5,000 to First Call: BC Child.