Charity and Donations

A narwhal tusk that was donated to a Goodwill store in northwest Calgary this summer will soon be gifted to the Arctic Institute of North America (Hesam Rezaei)

Narwhal tusk discovered in Calgary Goodwill pile to be donated to university

The tusk had federal hunting tags from 1978 attached that say animal was harvested from the central Arctic

 

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Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

 

Salvation Army in Abbotsford provides backpacks filled with school supplies

More than 140 students receive items during drive-thru Kids Tools for Schools campaign

 

Abbotsford girl who battled bone cancer is featured during Variety Week

Greta Loewen, 11, still dealing with effects of rare and aggressive cancer

Abbotsford Police officer plans to run 50 km for Cops for Cancer

Const. Dan Heideman to run laps on Friday, Sept. 11 at Fraser Valley Auto Mall

$221,000 in emergency support awarded to 18 Abbotsford charities

Community foundation distributes grants to address pandemic needs

Abbotsford girl, 5, hopes to raise $50k for Crystal Gala Foundation

Charlotte Charles is collecting cans and bottles to help local charity

  • Aug 6, 2020

Charities worry about loss of trust, donations in wake of WE deal controversy

Imagine Canada, a charity itself, has calculated the COVID-19 pandemic will cut donations by up to $6 billion this year

United Way grant provides grocery gift cards for former inmates

Program is being handled by Abbotsford-based M2/W2 Association

  • Jul 29, 2020

Abbotsford man, 90, to do 10th annual leap from plane

Nelson Drozdowich hopes to reach $100,000 goal for Cyrus Centre

  • Jul 24, 2020

Tribute bands rally to raise cash for charities in online festival June 27

‘Together we can show everyone the Canadian Spirit is alive and well in these difficult times’

Fraser Valley Walk for ALS takes virtual approach for 2020

Event normally held every year at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford

  • Jun 16, 2020

Six Rotary clubs raise $32,000 for 3 food banks in Abbotsford and Mission

Archway, St. Joseph’s and Mission Community Services food banks supported

  • Apr 28, 2020

Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash

The donation pickup stoppage resulted in the temporary layoff of over 500 staffers