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A total of $7,230.85 was raised for Chilliwack Community Services as a result of The Home Depot Canada Foundation’s Orange Door Project in December 2020. (HomeDepot.ca)

Thousands raised from Orange Door Project to help homeless youth in Chilliwack

Home Depot Canada Foundation hands over more than $7,000 to Chilliwack Community Services

 

Dwayne Buckle finished his 1,400 km “Hike for the Cure” on Sunday (Jan. 10) by walking down Highway 19 all the way to Carrot Park, and then jumping into the freezing cold Tsulquate ocean. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

VIDEO: Icy plunge marks end of Red Deer firefighter’s trek across B.C. for cancer

Dwayne Buckle completes 12-week march from Red Deer to Port Hardy

 

The Rotary Club of Chilliwack After Hours (represented here by member Kathy Funk) have been raising money and performing random acts of kindness around town, like donating treats to the RCMP’s Chilliwack Community Response Team. (Submitted)

Newest Rotary Club in Chilliwack performing good deeds throughout town

Rotary Club of Chilliwack After Hours members raising money, performing acts of kindness

 

BJ Meeker and Helena Tetteroo with Mount Cheam Lions Club present a cheque for $1,671 to Chantelle Bowles from Canuck Place in Abbotsford on Dec. 22, 2020. (Submitted)

Chilliwack Lions donate $1,671 to Canuck Place in Abbotsford through raffle

Raffle prizes were all handmade wooden items by Mount Cheam Lions Club member Al Cain

BJ Meeker and Helena Tetteroo with Mount Cheam Lions Club present a cheque for $1,671 to Chantelle Bowles from Canuck Place in Abbotsford on Dec. 22, 2020. (Submitted)
Sharon Lambert, seen here with service dog Toby on Dec. 11, 2020, has set up a fundraiser to help pay for the costs of training him and so he can hopefully live with her full-time. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. organization looking for donations to help get service dog into home of Chilliwack woman

Epic Service Dogs is hoping to give a Christmas miracle to Sharon Lambert of Chilliwack

Sharon Lambert, seen here with service dog Toby on Dec. 11, 2020, has set up a fundraiser to help pay for the costs of training him and so he can hopefully live with her full-time. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
FG Leary elementary vice principal Devin Atkins, at left, and principal Jim Edgcombe pose in tutus with some of the donated food from their students and families, on Dec. 8, 2020 in Chilliwack. (Submitted photo)

FG Leary food donation challenge brought ‘laughter and excitement’ to school

Principals spent a day in tutus to reward students for supporting food hamper program

FG Leary elementary vice principal Devin Atkins, at left, and principal Jim Edgcombe pose in tutus with some of the donated food from their students and families, on Dec. 8, 2020 in Chilliwack. (Submitted photo)
McCammon elementary vice principal, Jaimee Charlie (right), along with Murray Honda volunteer Laeloni Kronebusch, carry boxes of non-perishable food to an awaiting vehicle at the school on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack elementary school donates twice as many items to food bank as last year

McCammon elementary collected more than 2,000 non-perishable items for the Salvation Army food bank

McCammon elementary vice principal, Jaimee Charlie (right), along with Murray Honda volunteer Laeloni Kronebusch, carry boxes of non-perishable food to an awaiting vehicle at the school on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Re/Max Nyda Realty Toy House brought in more than 1,500 toys and $10,000 for children in need this Christmas. (Submitted)

‘Most successful’ toy drive ever thanks to generous people of Chilliwack

Re/Max Toy House brought in more than 1,500 toys, $10,000 in cash donations for kids in need

The Re/Max Nyda Realty Toy House brought in more than 1,500 toys and $10,000 for children in need this Christmas. (Submitted)
A plush stuffie has been made in memory of the late Mac the therapy dog who worked at University of the Fraser Valley. It is a fundraiser for Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS). (Facebook/UFV PADS Canine Counsellor Mac)

Mac the UFV therapy dog now available in stuffie form

Plush toy in the form of popular late dog part of fundraiser for Pacific Assistance Dogs Society

A plush stuffie has been made in memory of the late Mac the therapy dog who worked at University of the Fraser Valley. It is a fundraiser for Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS). (Facebook/UFV PADS Canine Counsellor Mac)
The Realtors at HomeLife Advantage Realty will be filling these boxes with items for people for Christmas. (Submitted)

Real estate agency searching for dozens of people in Chilliwack to give Christmas boxes to

Boxes for seniors, families in need, but also new moms, people who have lost loved ones

The Realtors at HomeLife Advantage Realty will be filling these boxes with items for people for Christmas. (Submitted)
Folks from Select Real Estate (clockwise from front left) Amanda Lescisin, Christine Kasa, Scott Davidson, Rabia Shafi and Lisa Klee with a table full of toys and clothing for Chilliwack Community Services gift hampers. (Submitted)

Chilliwack real estate agency brings Christmas to families in need during COVID

Select Real Estate gave $4,000 worth of gifts, cash to Salvation Army, Chilliwack Community Services

Folks from Select Real Estate (clockwise from front left) Amanda Lescisin, Christine Kasa, Scott Davidson, Rabia Shafi and Lisa Klee with a table full of toys and clothing for Chilliwack Community Services gift hampers. (Submitted)
Volunteers load a truck full of donated items for the Boots for Kids program (pre-pandemic) in Chilliwack. The program is struggling this year due to the pandemic, and the need is greater than ever. (Video still/ Boots for Kids)

Boots for Kids needs support to continue supporting Chilliwack youth

Pandemic has affected the bottom line for integral giving program relied upon by Chilliwack parents

Volunteers load a truck full of donated items for the Boots for Kids program (pre-pandemic) in Chilliwack. The program is struggling this year due to the pandemic, and the need is greater than ever. (Video still/ Boots for Kids)
Lindsay Schile with Chilliwack-based Vacations For Heroes, seen here at McDonald Park on Dec. 8, 2020, has put together a cookbook made up of recipes submitted by first responders and frontline workers. Part proceeds will go to Wounded Warriors Canada. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack travel agency releases cookbook as a fundraiser for Wounded Warriors Canada

‘Cooking With Heroes’ is made up of 85 recipes submitted by first responders and frontline workers

Lindsay Schile with Chilliwack-based Vacations For Heroes, seen here at McDonald Park on Dec. 8, 2020, has put together a cookbook made up of recipes submitted by first responders and frontline workers. Part proceeds will go to Wounded Warriors Canada. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack band, Like Bears, during their Vestival 12 concert in 2019. (Marcel Faucheret)

Chilliwack band to host free concert all while raising money for Bowls of Hope

Local alt-punk folk band, Like Bears, gearing up for ‘Vestival 13’ fundraiser concert

Chilliwack band, Like Bears, during their Vestival 12 concert in 2019. (Marcel Faucheret)
Volunteers organize items during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. There are several donation drop-offs, toy drives and other fundraisers happening this month to help bring Christmas to many families and individuals in need this year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

The Christmas list: Where and how to give, receive in Chilliwack

A thorough list from toy drives to food drop-off locations to how to apply for a Christmas hamper

Volunteers organize items during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. There are several donation drop-offs, toy drives and other fundraisers happening this month to help bring Christmas to many families and individuals in need this year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Elissa McLaren broke her left elbow in the Sept. 20, 2020 collision. (Submitted)

Victims of fatal crash on Prest Road in Chilliwack asking for help leading up to Christmas

‘This accident has taken a larger toll financially, mentally and physically than originally intended’

Elissa McLaren broke her left elbow in the Sept. 20, 2020 collision. (Submitted)
The Re/Max Nyda Realty Toy House is seen on Dec. 14, 2019. The annual CATT Fund toy drive, organized by the Chilliwack-Mt. Cheam Rotary Club, will be partnering with Re/Max Nyda Realty’s drive-through Toy House on Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

UPDATE: Two toy drives come together for one drop-off fundraiser in Chilliwack

CATT Fund toy drive and Re/Max Toy House have partnered to bring more toys to kids for Christmas

The Re/Max Nyda Realty Toy House is seen on Dec. 14, 2019. The annual CATT Fund toy drive, organized by the Chilliwack-Mt. Cheam Rotary Club, will be partnering with Re/Max Nyda Realty’s drive-through Toy House on Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the Chilliwack Salvation Army at both his restaurant locations. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack restaurant hosts food drive for Salvation Army

Sangam restaurant will match all donations of non-perishable food that come in

Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the Chilliwack Salvation Army at both his restaurant locations. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The 11th annual Christmas Stocking Drive hosted by Royal LePage runs now until Dec. 11. (David Sucsy, Getty Images via Metro Creative Graphics)

Chilliwack Realtors asking people to help fill Christmas stockings for kids, seniors

Donations of cash, items needed for Christmas Stocking Drive hosted by Royal LePage

The 11th annual Christmas Stocking Drive hosted by Royal LePage runs now until Dec. 11. (David Sucsy, Getty Images via Metro Creative Graphics)
Realtors collect donations of blankets and warm clothing during the drive-through Realtors Care Blanket Drive, hosted by Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 outside Cottonwood Mall. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Very successful’ blanket drive amid pandemic, says Chilliwack Realtor

Realtors Care Blanket Drive brought in 455 large bags of warm clothing and blankets

Realtors collect donations of blankets and warm clothing during the drive-through Realtors Care Blanket Drive, hosted by Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 outside Cottonwood Mall. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)