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A man cheers as he walks the stairs at the Abbotsford Centre in 2020. The annual Step Up 4 Cardiac Health fundraiser will once again be held on Feb. 13 at Abbotsford Centre in support of the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation. (FVHCF photo)

Step up for cardiac care at Abbotsford Centre is back

Fundraising event to be held on Super Bowl Sunday will benefit Abbotsford cardiac care

 

Fire destroyed a year-round home in Sunshine Valley on the morning of Dec. 28. Fundraising efforts have been swift. (Ryan McNeil/ Facebook)

Sunshine Valley family loses everything to fire just days after Christmas

Small community rallying around family to ensure they have housing, food and clothing

 

The Great Canadian Flood Relief online concert takes place Dec. 19 with funds going to the Canadian Red Cross for people who lost homes and properties in B.C., Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Online concert will benefit flood victims nationwide through Canadian Red Cross

Chilliwack’s Geoff Edwards 1 of 3 hosts for Great Canadian Flood Relief concert

 

8888 unique 3D dog NFT (RuffLife)

Buy an NFT, help a real dog: RuffLife supports BC SPCA to raise funds for animals

RuffLife Rescues is based in Kelowna and will donate 40 per cent of profits

8888 unique 3D dog NFT (RuffLife)
A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)

Miracle container filled with B.C. charity donations survives Beirut blast

Found 40-foot container provides Syrian refugees skills training, school

A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)
This inclusive playground is one of five that the Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser is helping fund. (Submitted)

Rotary club holds lotto to raise funds for more accessible school playgrounds in Chilliwack

Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser’s goal is to buy inclusive equipment for 5 schools in 5 years

This inclusive playground is one of five that the Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser is helping fund. (Submitted)
Tara Fanzega drops off a donation to the Remax Nyda Realty drive-thru toy drive on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Remax collects 1,000 toys, more than $6,500 in cash during toy drive in Chilliwack

28th annual Toy House by Remax Nyda Realty was a drop-off and drive-thru event this year

Tara Fanzega drops off a donation to the Remax Nyda Realty drive-thru toy drive on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A fundraiser has been started for Mike Visscher and his family. He was in a quadding collision on Dec. 4 outside his Greendale home and suffered a head injury. (GoFundMe)

Fundraiser launched for Chilliwack man who suffered head injury from quadding crash

Mike Visscher was riding a quad outside his Greendale home when the incident happened

A fundraiser has been started for Mike Visscher and his family. He was in a quadding collision on Dec. 4 outside his Greendale home and suffered a head injury. (GoFundMe)
Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)

B.C. teen dies after being struck in crosswalk less than 30 metres from his home

Kaydence Bourque, a student at Saanich’s Reynolds Secondary, had just gotten off the school bus

Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)
Chilliwack illusionist Chris Funk will be performing during a flood relief fundraiser on Dec. 17. Above, he is seen during a Masters of Illusion show in 2020. (Associated Television Intl. screen shot)

Chilliwack illusionist performs fundraiser show for flood-impacted women’s shelters

‘Redefining Wonder’ show with Chilliwack’s Chris Funk will be both in-person and online

Chilliwack illusionist Chris Funk will be performing during a flood relief fundraiser on Dec. 17. Above, he is seen during a Masters of Illusion show in 2020. (Associated Television Intl. screen shot)
All proceeds from music festival ‘Vestival 14’ will go towards the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Marcel Faucheret)

Chilliwack band holds ‘Vestival’ concert for Fraser Valley flood relief

All proceeds from benefit concert go to Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund

All proceeds from music festival ‘Vestival 14’ will go towards the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Marcel Faucheret)
Some of the gift baskets already donated to the BC Flood Christmas Hamper Program, organized by Leah Hemstreet of Chilliwack. (Leah Hemstreet/ Facebook)

Chilliwack woman collecting Christmas gift baskets for people impacted by flooding and landslides

BC Flood Christmas Hamper Program co-ordinator Leah Hemstreet looking for donations of gift baskets

Some of the gift baskets already donated to the BC Flood Christmas Hamper Program, organized by Leah Hemstreet of Chilliwack. (Leah Hemstreet/ Facebook)
Santa hands out drinks during the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s It’s a Wonderful Breakfast fundraising campaign in Abbotsford. The Hope event has been moved to Dec. 13. (FVHCF photo)

Breakfast sandwich fundraiser draws in $7,700 for Fraser Valley hospitals

Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation still have one more fundraiser planned for Hope

Santa hands out drinks during the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s It’s a Wonderful Breakfast fundraising campaign in Abbotsford. The Hope event has been moved to Dec. 13. (FVHCF photo)
A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Eden Mennonite Church and Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society are hosting a donation drive for flood and food security relief on Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Evening donation drive in Chilliwack to bring food, clothing to flood victims

Eden Mennonite Church, Bowls of Hope pair up to bring items to folks affected by flooding

A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Eden Mennonite Church and Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society are hosting a donation drive for flood and food security relief on Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The 28th annual Remax Toy House runs Dec. 1 to 11 with a drive-thru donation drop off on Dec. 11. (Submitted)

Realtors’ toy drive will help bring Christmas to Chilliwack kids in need

Remax Toy House returns as drive-thru and drop-off event this year

The 28th annual Remax Toy House runs Dec. 1 to 11 with a drive-thru donation drop off on Dec. 11. (Submitted)
A fan photo of Cole Sprouse in Langley, where parts of Netflix’s show Riverdale have been filmed. (Submitted photo)

Riverdale star fundraising for B.C. environmental groups with sale of his photo prints

Cole Sprouse, Jughead in the Archie Comics spin-off show, also an avid photographer

A fan photo of Cole Sprouse in Langley, where parts of Netflix’s show Riverdale have been filmed. (Submitted photo)
Grade 12 Chilliwack secondary students (from left) Tamara Olive, Denisa Ahmeti and Ana Paula Truqui are asking for the public to donate items for their school’s Fill-A-Stocking project to help fellow CSS schoolmates in need. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community invited to help fill stockings for Chilliwack high school families in need

Chilliwack secondary students invite folks to donate to annual Fill-A-Stocking program

Grade 12 Chilliwack secondary students (from left) Tamara Olive, Denisa Ahmeti and Ana Paula Truqui are asking for the public to donate items for their school’s Fill-A-Stocking project to help fellow CSS schoolmates in need. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A puppy named Nala became the mascot of the emergency shelter at Hope secondary school, where she was then renamed Hope in honour of the town. Now there is a fundraiser online to thank the school for their hospitality. . (GoFundMe photo)

Puppy re-named Hope at evacuation centre plays part in fundraiser to give back to flood-ravaged town

‘Hope would run all over the school and everyone wanted to pet and hold her’

A puppy named Nala became the mascot of the emergency shelter at Hope secondary school, where she was then renamed Hope in honour of the town. Now there is a fundraiser online to thank the school for their hospitality. . (GoFundMe photo)
Ranjanbir Singh Gill was one of three people who died in a fiery truck collision about 6 km west of Princeton on Highway 3. (Screenshot of GoFundMe page)

GoFundMe set up for victim of fiery truck collision on Highway 3

Rajanbir Singh Gill was one of three people who died

Ranjanbir Singh Gill was one of three people who died in a fiery truck collision about 6 km west of Princeton on Highway 3. (Screenshot of GoFundMe page)
A flooded property in Yarrow along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Yarrow business helps its own community with flood relief fundraiser this weekend

The Farm Store in Yarrow is asking for donations of cash, food and more for flood victims

A flooded property in Yarrow along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)