Welcome to the UNHCR Fundraiser

To donate go to https://e-activist.com/p2p/ziprll My goal is to raise $10,000. So far I have raised with the help of many generous individuals and businesses $6945 (as of December 19, 2016) and counting…   Donate today to help our fellow global citizens…most of them children…forced by conflict to flee their homes and take on a…

Bitter Sweet: Valentines Event

Join us on Saturday February 13th for a craft beer pairing event at Bitter Tasting Room  in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We’ll be pairing outstanding local craft beers with locally sourced tapas (enough for dinner) and deserts. Come with a sweetheart, come to find one, or just come to fall in love with the…

The Point Church-Victor and Candice

The Point Church’s Victor and Candice have just promised to make a donation in addition to the work they have been doing with their congregation. At the Point they have been collecting gifts and finance for refugee families coming into the city – over 70 boxes of goodies went out to families in our city…

Why now, why this?

[Photo source: Wikipedia labeled for reuse] Many people have asked me why I am fundraising for this specific cause at this very busy time of year. I was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio the other day and answered this question for Carol Thorbes. Enjoy! http://cirh.streamon.fm/listen-pl-635 I also wrote an article on LinkedIn about my motivation: The…

Sola Skin Care Giveaway Update!

Just when you think people couldn’t be MORE generous!! Sola Skin Care is donating their famous and much coveted large size Coconut Deodorant to the next 10 people who donate over $25 to the fundraiser going forward. Let me tell you why you WANT this deodorant. It smells like heaven…works better than the industrial stuff and…

Bomb Girls Star Ali Liebert!

[Highlight photo by Kyle Cassie] For those of you not already head over heals in love with Bomb Girls star and 2015 Canadian Screen Award winner Ali Liebert…this is your chance to meet the brightest, most beautiful and super down to earth actress and producer! Ali is also just the kindest of souls and has agreed to…

Club Ilia at SFU gives locally & globally

Those of us from SFU know that Club Ilia is the best place to have a great lunch or dinner , host a guest or hold a celebration. I personally am addicted to their Seared Tuna Burger. It is to die for and honestly has gotten me through a hangry day or two! They have…

Soup for Syria

I just love a great idea and one that involves delicious food has just got to be my favorite. This cookbook and the story behind it is so inspiring that you will be wanting one for yourself and one for a friend this holiday season. The best news is that when you buy the book…

Darby’s Public House Donates

Darby’s Public House, which in case you didn’t realize already, is one of the BEST places in the city to have food and drink with the most LEGENDARY patio! Full disclosure my wonderful brother Brendan Bonfield, General Manager at Lightheart Hospitality Group, is the creative energy behind this place and I am so proud! *Update:…

Where does the money go?

[Photo credit: UNHCR] I’ve been asked by folks and will be talking on Monday morning on Roundhouse Radio 98.3 about where your dollar goes when you donate it to this fundraiser. I am compiling here from a number of UNHCR sites.  It’s all going to UNHCR Canada About UNHCR “The Office of the United Nations…

Entrust-Donates $1,000 & changes the game

Well when I reached out to my highly successful business friends and family this morning I was blown away by how generous they have been. Scott Armstrong from Entrust is one of these. Not only is he the President of a very successful and highly respected accounting firm, he’s just one of those great guys…