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North Island College in Port Hardy. (Gazette file photo)

North Island Students’ Union gives $30,000 for student bursaries

Fifty more NIC students will receive financial support for their education, thanks…

 

Father and son

A Cycle of Giving: Tour de Rock rolls on

September is often viewed as a time of change and of starting…

  • Sep 20, 2021

 

Victoria Foundation’s Community Recovery Program helps organizations get back on track financially after being impacted by the pandemic. (Pexels photo)

Victoria Foundation distributes $3.13 million to 142 organizations on south Island, Gulf Islands

Financial aid will support vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic

 

James Walkus presents a $10,000 cheque to Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Centre president Rosaline Glynn on Tuesday, June 22. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Another $10,000 donation made to the Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Centre

The new roof for the seniors centre is estimated to cost around $27,000 total

James Walkus presents a $10,000 cheque to Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Centre president Rosaline Glynn on Tuesday, June 22. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Well-known Oak Bay artist Marion Cumming created this image for neighbour and friend Robin June Hood. (Christine van Reeuwk/News Staff)

Artist leaves century-old Oak Bay home to Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Respect a key to transitioning home to Indigenous group’s use

Well-known Oak Bay artist Marion Cumming created this image for neighbour and friend Robin June Hood. (Christine van Reeuwk/News Staff)
Dr. Prean Armogam hands over a cheque for $10,000 to Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Society president Rosaline Glynn. The money will be going towards a new roof for the Port Hardy seniors centre. This is the second donation Dr. Armogam has made to the society, giving them $5,000 a little over a year ago. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Doctor donates $10k to Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Society for new roof

This was the second donation Armogam has given to the society

Dr. Prean Armogam hands over a cheque for $10,000 to Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Society president Rosaline Glynn. The money will be going towards a new roof for the Port Hardy seniors centre. This is the second donation Dr. Armogam has made to the society, giving them $5,000 a little over a year ago. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
An officer fills up back of a police car with toys. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy RCMP give back to local community members in need

“We leave,” says Voller “but a piece of our hearts stays in each community we served in.”

An officer fills up back of a police car with toys. (Submitted photo)
Port Hardy Rotary president Janet Dorward presents a big cheque to hamper fund president Sandy Grenier. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy Rotary donates big cheque to Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund

The club challenged its members to donate to the North Island Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund.

Port Hardy Rotary president Janet Dorward presents a big cheque to hamper fund president Sandy Grenier. (Submitted photo)
Hamper fund president Sandy Grenier holds up the $10,000 cheque from WFP along with operations manager Randy Boas and Gazette publisher Natasha Griffiths. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

WFP spreads holiday cheer with generous donations

Western Forest Products (Western) announced it will be donating $100,000 to help…

Hamper fund president Sandy Grenier holds up the $10,000 cheque from WFP along with operations manager Randy Boas and Gazette publisher Natasha Griffiths. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
SUBMITTED PHOTO                                Randall Heidt (left) accepts a big cheque from Dallas Smith, president of Nanwakolas Council.

Nanwakolas Council makes donation to North Island College to support First Nation students

The money was raised at the 2019 Nanwakolas golf tournament.

SUBMITTED PHOTO                                Randall Heidt (left) accepts a big cheque from Dallas Smith, president of Nanwakolas Council.
Partners of the Harvest Food Bank in Port Hardy gathered to receive a $15,000 donation from Western Forest Products. L-R Michael Winter, Garth Holden, Andy Cornell, Guy Hogan, Mark Hogan, Viki Korhonen, Hannah van Varseveld, Roger Briscoe, Cassidy Walkus, Tammy Minihan, Alexa Bisaillon and Cathie Wilson. Between them this group represents the Salvation Army, Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw, Vancouver Island Health, North Island Crisis and Counselling Centre, and Better at Home. (Zoë Ducklow photo)

Harvest Food Bank receives $15,000 donation from Western Forest Products

Cash will help the food bank and its’ partners deliver services for at least three months

Partners of the Harvest Food Bank in Port Hardy gathered to receive a $15,000 donation from Western Forest Products. L-R Michael Winter, Garth Holden, Andy Cornell, Guy Hogan, Mark Hogan, Viki Korhonen, Hannah van Varseveld, Roger Briscoe, Cassidy Walkus, Tammy Minihan, Alexa Bisaillon and Cathie Wilson. Between them this group represents the Salvation Army, Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw, Vancouver Island Health, North Island Crisis and Counselling Centre, and Better at Home. (Zoë Ducklow photo)
Save On Foods donates $1,680 to the Harvest Food Bank

Save On Foods donates $1,680 to the Harvest Food Bank

Save On Foods in Port Hardy held a ‘share it forward’ campaign.

Save On Foods donates $1,680 to the Harvest Food Bank
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)