charity

John Hillman completed his 101st lap for charity to the sound of applause and bagpipes outside the Carlton House retirement home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: 101-year-old B.C. veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity

‘I knew I could do it and I’ve done it,’ centenarian says

John Hillman completed his 101st lap for charity to the sound of applause and bagpipes outside the Carlton House retirement home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The Victoria and Vancouver foundations, along with the Vantage Point released a new report detailing the impact COVID-19 is having on the non-profit sector. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19: One in five non-profits in B.C. at risk of closing

A new report details how the pandemic has impacted the non-profit sector

The Victoria and Vancouver foundations, along with the Vantage Point released a new report detailing the impact COVID-19 is having on the non-profit sector. (Black Press Media file photo)
Our View: Who do you hope for?

Our View: Who do you hope for?

We’re asking Langley to show us it’s hopes for a brighter future

  • Apr 9, 2020
Our View: Who do you hope for?
Shannon Todd Booth, left, and her daughter Hope Booth were helping out with yard work at the Langley Hospice Society’s Supportive Program Centre on Thursday, April 2. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley hospice mission continues amid COVID-19 crisis

Technology is being used to reach out to people in need of help with grieving

Shannon Todd Booth, left, and her daughter Hope Booth were helping out with yard work at the Langley Hospice Society’s Supportive Program Centre on Thursday, April 2. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
While a gofundme campaign set up by a friend fell short of the mark, James Jepson, seen here at home in his Langley City apartment on Saturday, Feb. 8, with his cat Chester, said he was grateful for the those who contributed, calling them a ‘blessing.’ (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: heart surgery patient facing loss of home thanks supporters

With some careful budgeting, James Jepson thinks he can hang on until May

While a gofundme campaign set up by a friend fell short of the mark, James Jepson, seen here at home in his Langley City apartment on Saturday, Feb. 8, with his cat Chester, said he was grateful for the those who contributed, calling them a ‘blessing.’ (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)
Alice Kennedy is one of the volunteers who sorts new food donations arriving at the Sources Food Bank in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Sources Food Bank gets ready for festive season

The holidays are busy for local food banks

Alice Kennedy is one of the volunteers who sorts new food donations arriving at the Sources Food Bank in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Gus Hartl of Aldergrove Credit Union named Langley’s Good Citizen of the Year

Gus Hartl of Aldergrove Credit Union named Langley’s Good Citizen of the Year

Raised in the Fraser Valley, Hartl has supported sports teams, charities, and scholarships

Gus Hartl of Aldergrove Credit Union named Langley’s Good Citizen of the Year
Kyle Murray, a.k.a. Bob Cratchit (left) and Wayne Kuyer as miser Jacob Marley will be heading out again to spread some “Bah! Humbug!” and raise money for B.C. charities serving the less fortunate starting next week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Christmas Carol characters hit Langley streets for holiday charities

If you see Jacob Marley and Bob Cratchit, you’ve spotted a long Langley holiday tradition

Kyle Murray, a.k.a. Bob Cratchit (left) and Wayne Kuyer as miser Jacob Marley will be heading out again to spread some “Bah! Humbug!” and raise money for B.C. charities serving the less fortunate starting next week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Members of Kimz Angels will be looking forward to filling up their ambulance. From left are Vince Ford, Kim SNow, Steve Stew, and Perri Anne Nicholson. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fill The Ambulance returns to aid Langley homeless

Kimz Angels will be at the Otter Co-op and Murrayville IGA this month

Members of Kimz Angels will be looking forward to filling up their ambulance. From left are Vince Ford, Kim SNow, Steve Stew, and Perri Anne Nicholson. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Carl Pauls notes that this year there will be eight debit/credit card readers with kettles for people to make donations around Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Campaign on to fill Salvation Army kettles in Langley

The annual fundraising drive aims to collect $180,000 for local programs

Carl Pauls notes that this year there will be eight debit/credit card readers with kettles for people to make donations around Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley kids’ lemonade stand helps charity

Langley kids’ lemonade stand helps charity

The summer camp program will help BC Childrens Hospital

Langley kids’ lemonade stand helps charity
Volunteers scrubbed cars at last year’s charity car wash for the Vancouver Cancer Drivers Society. The next car wash is coming up later this month. (Langley Advance Times files)

Cancer Drivers car wash coming to Langley-Surrey border

The fundraiser will help get cancer patients to their appointments free of charge

Volunteers scrubbed cars at last year’s charity car wash for the Vancouver Cancer Drivers Society. The next car wash is coming up later this month. (Langley Advance Times files)
Brady Lumsden accepts his Sassy Award and a hug from presenter Susan Cairns at the Thursday night SASSY Awards. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

SASSY Awards recognize Langley’s outstanding youths

Six young people were given scholarships for their contributions to the community

Brady Lumsden accepts his Sassy Award and a hug from presenter Susan Cairns at the Thursday night SASSY Awards. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)

Trackless train to tour Cloverdale cul-de-sac for charity this Friday

All raised funds will go towards the Surrey Memorial neonatal intensive care unit

The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)
Christina Bucholtz addresses the room at a 2016 Intercultural Youth Conference in Sierra Leone. (Contributed)

Cloverdale’s Christina Bucholtz working to make a difference for youth in Sierra Leone

People’s Foundation of Sierra Leone gives thousands of dollars of university scholarships every year

Christina Bucholtz addresses the room at a 2016 Intercultural Youth Conference in Sierra Leone. (Contributed)
Eversafe Ranch Thrift Store will be closing this December. (Sam Anderson)

Treasured Cloverdale thrift store to close this December after years of giving back to community

Eversafe Ranch Thrift Store closing after $2,000 a month rent hike

Eversafe Ranch Thrift Store will be closing this December. (Sam Anderson)
Can you run in a costume, Langley?

Can you run in a costume, Langley?

Walk or run in the third annual AOK Fun Run on Oct. 15.

Can you run in a costume, Langley?
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Langley grandmothers group wants you to get something off your chest

Stand up and have a say at the third annual Langley Gogos Spring Rant

  • Apr 21, 2017
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Langley Advance What’s On: April 13, 2017

Send details of Langley events to news@langleyadvance.com or submit information through the calendar page on langleyadvance.com.

  • Apr 12, 2017