Donation

Karl Eha showing off a fishing rod that was originally made in 1972. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission’s Eha Sports offering store credit for old fishing gear, plans to donate to poor Latin American children

Karl Eha recalls time as hungry kid in post-war Germany, says fishing kept him full

 

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

 

Bianca Amor, owner of Bianca Amors Liquidation Centre, makes generous contribution to United Way to help in the fight against COVID!

Local liquidation store says ‘Thank you!’ with $300,000 donation to United Way

Funds will be distributed to United Way offices throughout the West Coast!

  • Feb 15, 2021

 

SARA for Women staff at the new name and logo launch in 2017 in Abbotsford. File photo.

Mission’s SARA for Women Society to receive $10,000 donation from Canada Life

Charity 1 of 6 selected by Canada Life employees for donations this Christmas

SARA for Women staff at the new name and logo launch in 2017 in Abbotsford. File photo.
Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the St. Joseph's Food Bank at both his restaurant locations in Mission. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Indian restaurant asks for food-bank donations when Missionites pick up take-out orders

Sangam Restaurant and Catering hosting food drive until Dec. 20, will match all donations made

Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the St. Joseph's Food Bank at both his restaurant locations in Mission. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Old Yale Brewing Company’s ‘Beer for our Health Heroes and First responders’ campaign raised $1,670 for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, and a cheque was handed over on June 19, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Five-dollar beers rack up big donation for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Chilliwack brewing company had customers buy beer for health care workers, first responders

The Old Yale Brewing Company’s ‘Beer for our Health Heroes and First responders’ campaign raised $1,670 for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, and a cheque was handed over on June 19, 2020. (Submitted photo)
Mission Memorial Hospital respiratory therapists pose with their new Hamilton T1 ventilator donated by TB Vets Charitable Foundation. Submitted photo.

Veterans’ foundation thanked by Mission hospital staff for equipment donation

TB Vets Charitable Foundation donated ventilator just prior to COVID-19 outbreak

Mission Memorial Hospital respiratory therapists pose with their new Hamilton T1 ventilator donated by TB Vets Charitable Foundation. Submitted photo.
Deroche Elementary’s principal, Michael Abercrombie, collecting the weekly donation of food from the Deroche General Store. Tracy & Ben Driessen, the store owners, have been heavily supporting the school program for a decade. / Submitted Photo

Deroche General Store lends a helping hand

Local business supports community, school programs

Deroche Elementary’s principal, Michael Abercrombie, collecting the weekly donation of food from the Deroche General Store. Tracy & Ben Driessen, the store owners, have been heavily supporting the school program for a decade. / Submitted Photo
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Two Abbotsford Grade 8s create skateboard-wax company, name it after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
Woman loses 50 pairs of shoes after boyfriend accidentally donates them to Mission thrift store

Woman loses 50 pairs of shoes after boyfriend accidentally donates them to Mission thrift store

Cassandra Converse has forgiven him, but jokes this Valentine’s Day better be pretty special

Woman loses 50 pairs of shoes after boyfriend accidentally donates them to Mission thrift store