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Vancouver Firefighters Support 29th Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast

Vancouver Firefighters Support 29th Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast   December 13, 2016 | Vancouver, BC - On December 13, the Pan Pacific Vancouver opened its doors for the 29th Annual Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, and Va...

Toronto Raptors Support Snacks for Kids Program

Toronto Raptors Support Snacks for Kids Program   Vancouver, BC | September 30, 2016: The Vancouver Firefighter Charities Snacks for Kids program supports a number of schools throughout Vancouver. Two of those schools are Britannia Elementary and High School, and recently, Grade 11 b...

Wild Tale and Flying Pig Restaurants Team Up To Provide Snacks for Kids

WildTale and Flying Pig Restaurants Team Up To Provide Snacks for Kids   Vancouver | September 20, 2016: Vancouver Firefighter Charities is excited to announce its partnership with WildTale Coastal Grill and The Flying Pig Restaurants, as they help to raise funds for the Snacks ...

Vancouver Firefighter Charities Supports 14th Annual ALS Shoot for the Cure

Vancouver Firefighter Charities Supports 14th Annual ALS Shoot for the Cure   Vancouver, BC | July 22, 2016: On May 1, 2016, Firefighter Todd Johnstone hosted the 14th annual ALS Shoot for the Cure - a fundraising clay shooting event that creates awareness and much needed donations f...

First Responders Take to the Streets of Vancouver to Support BCs Newest Fondo

First Responders Take to the Streets of Vancouver to Support BC’s Newest Fondo   Vancouver, BC | June 23, 2016: With boots wide open, Firefighters and other First Responders from across the Lower Mainland are taking to Downtown Vancouver streets to raise funds for the inaugural...

Vancouver Firefighters Support Salvation Army Fundraiser for Kate Booth House

Vancouver Firefighters Support Salvation Army Fundraiser for Kate Booth House Vancouver Firefighter Charities donates $5,000 to support one of BC’s only safe houses for women and children   Vancouver, BC | Friday June 17, 2016: Vancouver Firefighters shared in a memorabl...

Vancouver Firefighter Creates Unique Fundraising Event to Support Local Charities

Vancouver Firefighter Creates Unique Fundraising Event to Support Local Charities   Vancouver, BC | May 2016 - Originally started by Burnaby Fire Department members, the Buck Off event was a fun way for members to get together and raise funds for meaningful local charities. Since the...

COMBAT Team Seeks Volunteer Graphic Designer

COMBAT Team Seeks Volunteer Graphic Designer   Want to get creative for a good cause? Reporting to the Executive Director, the Vancouver Firefighter Charities’ Community Battalion (COMBAT) Team seeks a dynamic, eager, team-player, to assist marketing, social media, and fundrais...

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Youth Academy Raises Funds for Camp Goodtimes

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Youth Academy Raises Funds for Camp Goodtimes   Vancouver, BC | Wednesday April 27, 2016 - Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Youth Academy firefighters were outside the Vancouver Art Gallery and throughout the Downtown core, on April 13, raising ...

Vancouver Firefighter Charities and Fire In Your Kitchen Help a Taste For Life

Vancouver Firefighter Charities and Fire In Your Kitchen Help a “Taste For Life”   Vancouver, BC - Friday April 22, 2016: Vancouver’s Terminal City Club hosted “Taste for Life”, an evening to conquer oral cancer, on Friday April 22, in support of the BC ...

Firefighters and Other Community Leaders Make Breakfast Memorable for Vancouver Children

Firefighters and Other Community Leaders Make Breakfast Memorable for Vancouver Children   Vancouver, BC | March 22, 2016 – The week of March 21 was officially named “KidSafe Week” by Mayor Gregor Robertson as firefighters and other “Heroes Among Us” wer...

Wheelchair Hockey Season Resumes for 2016

Wheelchair Hockey Season Resumes for 2016 Vancouver Firefighters gather to play hockey with local wheelchair athletes   Vancouver | February 24, 2016 – Last month saw the return of Wheelchair Hockey – a community supporting fundraiser that takes place at Douglas Park ...

Vancouver Firefighters Raise Funds for CKNW Orphans Fund

Vancouver Firefighters Raise Almost $2,000 for CKNW Orphan's Fund Firefighters took to the streets of Vancouver to raise awareness for anti-bullying campaigns on Pink Shirt Day 2016   Vancouver| February 24, 2016 - February 24 has become a day synonymous with wearing pink shi...

Firefighters "Climb the Wall" for Clean Air

Firefighters “Climb the Wall” for Clean Air Vancouver Firefighters support the BC Lung Association’s 15th Annual Stair Climb   Vancouver | February 21, 2016 – The 15th Annual Stair Climb for Clean Air was held at Vancouver’s Sheraton Wall Hotel on Bu...

Burn Fund Dinner Honors Top Financial Donors

Burn Fund Dinner Honors Top Financial Donors The BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund hosted a private dinner to celebrate the generosity of its biggest financial donors.   Vancouver | February 18, 2016 – The BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund held a private, invite-o...

Snacks for Kids Program to Be Expanded in 2016

Snacks for Kids Program to Be Expanded in 2016 Vancouver Firefighter Charities’ flagship community giving program set to distribute 150,000 snacks to needy Vancouver school children throughout the year.   Vancouver | January 14, 2016 – Fire Hall #1 on Heatley Avenue i...

Vancouver Firefighters Help To Build Two-Storey Toy Tree

Vancouver Firefighters Help To Build Two-Storey Toy Tree The Pan Pacific Hotel hosted its 29th annual Christmas Wish Breakfast to raise funds and collect toys for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau.   Vancouver | November 26, 2015 – Each year, Vancouver’s P...

Joe Fortes Celebrates 30 Years and Umbrella Day

Joe Fortes Celebrates 30 Years and Umbrella Day Vancouver Seafood & Chophouse shares milestone anniversary with the Vancouver Firefighter Charities to raise funds for Youth Snack Program.   Vancouver | November 10, 2015 – Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House celebrated i...

Firefighters Take to the Stage for the 2016 Hall of Flame Calendar

Firefighters Take to the Stage for the 2016 Hall of Flame Calendar Firefighters from across the Lower Mainland gathered at Venue Nightclub to celebrate the Vancouver Firefighter Charities’ longest running fundraiser.   Vancouver | September 12, 2015 – The 2016 Hall ...

Retired Firefighter Prepares to Ride 2,500km for PTSD

Retired Firefighter Prepares to Ride 2,500km for PTSD Colin Thompson will ride from Vancouver to Colorado Springs in support of a new initiative at Vancouver General Hospital   Vancouver | August 4, 2015 – Retired Vancouver Firefighter, Colin Thompson, will set out from Van...