volunteers

A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022

 

Fort Langley’s Manjit Gill reached out to the Guru Nanak food bank in Surrey to provide food for the temporary 24-hour extreme weather shelter in Langley last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Who is Langley’s Citizen of the Year for 2022?

Nominations are now open with the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce

  • Nov 16, 2022

 

Alexandra Falconer manages six of 15 community gardens in the Township and City. (Langley Advance Times files)

Who got the best blackberry recipe? LEPS wants to know

Don’t forget to destroy the bushes of the invasive plant, reminds organizers

 

Mark the calendar. Langley Good Times Cruise-In is happening Saturday, Sept. 10 in downtown Aldergrove, confirmed volunteer board president Riccardo Sestito. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers needed for Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Individuals and organizations sought to help on day of huge charity car show in Aldergrove Sept. 10

Mark the calendar. Langley Good Times Cruise-In is happening Saturday, Sept. 10 in downtown Aldergrove, confirmed volunteer board president Riccardo Sestito. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Donna Gibson is the Langley Literacy outreach coordinator. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley high school students help each youngsters boost reading skills

About 35 ‘big buddies’ virtually read to 70 ‘little buddies’ through Langley Literacy Network program

Donna Gibson is the Langley Literacy outreach coordinator. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A dozen planes ferried supplies across the Canada-U.S. border from Langley Airport on Saturday, June 18, during “Operation Thunder” an exercise in disaster preparedness. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Operation Thunder rehearses for disaster relief

Volunteer B.C. AERO airlift created in response to last year’s flood disaster

A dozen planes ferried supplies across the Canada-U.S. border from Langley Airport on Saturday, June 18, during “Operation Thunder” an exercise in disaster preparedness. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
Bryan Miller arrived early in the morning to set up his tent and offer clean up supplies to volunteers participating in the Pre May Day Community Cleanup event. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Bryan Miller arrived early in the morning to set up his tent and offer clean up supplies to volunteers participating in the Pre May Day Community Cleanup event. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Hermes Michelini is one of the volunteers at Gateway of Hope helping the community of Langley receive free tax services. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Tax season a busy time for Langley non-profit volunteers

Income taxes for more than 130 filed this year so far by Gateway of Hope

Hermes Michelini is one of the volunteers at Gateway of Hope helping the community of Langley receive free tax services. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrea Voss from the Langley Salvation Army gateway of hope received 100 reusable bags from Langley resident and volunteer Nancy Shargool. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrea Voss from the Langley Salvation Army gateway of hope received 100 reusable bags from Langley resident and volunteer Nancy Shargool. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kim Snow was chosen as the H.D. Stafford Good Citizen of the Year winner by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Langley Advance Times file)
Kim Snow was chosen as the H.D. Stafford Good Citizen of the Year winner by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Langley Advance Times file)
Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Painful Truth: Use B.C.’s volunteer power

The province needs to support civil society, not treat the public as an inert mass

Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
William Bush, 5, used a pickup tool to drop trash into a bag held by his dad, Jon, during a June 2021 community cleanup event that started at the historic Fort Langley CN train station. Volunteers are wanted for a Saturday, Dec. 4 effort. (Langley Advance Times file)
William Bush, 5, used a pickup tool to drop trash into a bag held by his dad, Jon, during a June 2021 community cleanup event that started at the historic Fort Langley CN train station. Volunteers are wanted for a Saturday, Dec. 4 effort. (Langley Advance Times file)
This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)

Coho salmon off to a good start at South Surrey hatchery

Volunteers say more than half of entire season’s typical run already logged at Little Campbell site

This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers will be working on removing debris from the bog (Jeff Laurie/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove community helps restore bog

Langley bog restoration committee said a bog clean up is necessary

Volunteers will be working on removing debris from the bog (Jeff Laurie/Special to The Star)
A barn owl is trapped between towers of pallets at Art Knapp in South Surrey, following a crow attack. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Barn-owl rescue in South Surrey ends with hospital visit for OWL volunteer

June Young says trapped raptor ‘exploded in my face’ during response to a call for help

A barn owl is trapped between towers of pallets at Art Knapp in South Surrey, following a crow attack. (Contributed photo)
Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese presents the 2020-2021 Pete Swensson Outstanding Community Youth Award to Anneke Cairnie. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Dedicated volunteers honoured by Langley Township

A longtime Langley Hospice volunteer and a young athlete were both awarded

  • Jun 25, 2021
Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese presents the 2020-2021 Pete Swensson Outstanding Community Youth Award to Anneke Cairnie. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giving everlasting thanks to devoted Langley volunteers

Quilts given to two women who donate more than 30+ years each to Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
In a normal year, Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese would be preparing to honour local volunteers at the LEC, but the pandemic means the ceremonies will be smaller and private. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

More nominations still sought for Langley Township volunteers

It’s been a tough year for volunteering in Langley thanks to COVID-19

In a normal year, Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese would be preparing to honour local volunteers at the LEC, but the pandemic means the ceremonies will be smaller and private. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)