Donation

BHP visits North Island College’s Port Hardy campus. (Submitted photo)

BHP supports Indigenous land-based learning at North Island College

The courses are structured to focus on student strengths and to support students toward their goals

 

Children and youth under the age of 18 can access the Vancouver Art Gallery for free for five years starting July 1, 2022. (Photo: Anita Bonnarens)

Vancouver Art Gallery soon free for those 18 and under thanks to $1M donation

Free admission to begin July 1 and last until gallery moves to new building in 2027

 

Fire gear that was donated to Ukraine. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo)

Port Hardy donates firefighter gear to help out Ukraine

The District of Port Hardy quickly and proudly stepped up to answer the call

 

(News Bulletin photo)

$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

(News Bulletin photo)
After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)

B.C. Chinese community raises over $50,000 for museum destroyed in Lytton fire

Museum owners still have to wait for town bylaw changes, archeological survey

After a funding drive organized by the Canada Chinese Loving Volunteer Association and Foundation, donors travelled to Lytton to present Lorna Fandrich of the Lytton Chinese History Museum a $51,500 cheque to help rebuild. (Lorna Fandrich)
Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Gift of independence: Creston business donates vehicle to family in need

Kootenay Euro Shop has gifted a car to a mother of four

Rebecca Gidney, executive director of Kootenai Community Centre Society, poses with Lisa and Karl Folvik, owners of Kootenay Euro Shop. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Members of the Port Alice Health Forum and Fire Department with packages containing the chest compression machine. (Debra Lynn photo)

Port Alice Volunteer Fire Department receives chest compression machine

The life-saving device, valued at nearly $20,000, was a gift mainly from anonymous donors

  • Mar 21, 2022
Members of the Port Alice Health Forum and Fire Department with packages containing the chest compression machine. (Debra Lynn photo)
Dora Speck has been fully blind since birth and is looking to raise funds to start a DJ career. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy resident raising funds to purchase DJ equipment compatible for blind people

Dora Speck has been fully blind since birth and is looking to become a mashup producer

Dora Speck has been fully blind since birth and is looking to raise funds to start a DJ career. (Submitted photo)
Rainbow Kitchen volunteer Bonnie prepares Dec. 8's meals. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Esquimalt food bank straining under unprecedented, pandemic-fueled ‘tidal wave’

Victoria’s Rainbow Kitchen is seeing new clients every day, including those who used to donate

Rainbow Kitchen volunteer Bonnie prepares Dec. 8's meals. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Waypoint Insurance donated $2,000 to the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund on Nov. 25. (Submitted photo)

Donations continue roll in for the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund

For every test drive during the month of November, Applewood donated $25 to the hamper fund

Waypoint Insurance donated $2,000 to the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund on Nov. 25. (Submitted photo)
Harvest Food Bank. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Harvest Food Bank gets 10k donation from Western Forest Products

The company’s donations to individual groups vary in amount corresponding to community size or needs

Harvest Food Bank. (North Island Gazette file photo)
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…

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

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