Thanks to RED FM listeners, an incredible $710,000 was raised for urgent health needs in the Fraser Valley during the Gupurab Radiothon on November 30th. The two-part radiothon benefitted two major B.C. charities: the BC Cancer Foundation and Surrey Hospitals Foundation, with 100 per cent of funds directly supporting each cause.
Mr. Michael Ching, a real estate developer in Vancouver and Richmond, has generously donated $200,000 to the new acute care tower in Richmond. Extending his generosity even further, Mr. Ching has partnered with South China Morning Post, donating $50,000 towards Richmond Hospital Foundation’s Surgical Restart campaign.
“Today, Sikhs in Canada and around the world will celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first Sikh Guru.
“The anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth is an important day for Sikh Canadians. It celebrates his life and his teachings of unity, equality, selflessness, and service.
YWCA Metro Vancouver welcomes the provincial government’s commitment to BC’s non-profit sector with the appointment of Niki Sharma as Parliamentary Secretary of Community Development and Non-Profits. The appointment comes at a time when nearly one in four non-profits report being at risk of closing their doors as a result of COVID-19.
This week the City of Surrey launched its new #LightWhereYouLive campaign, a community engagement project to help illuminate spirits, and the City over the winter months. The campaign encourages the community to help make Surrey’s neighbourhoods festive and bright by decorating homes and businesses with lights and bright colours, while encouraging that participants share their contributions on social media.