Cash 4 Clothes: Haiti Fundraiser

March 19, 2010

Thank you to everybody who participated in our Cash 4 Clothes Haiti Fundraiser. We managed to collect a total of 323 bags of clothes (and household items) for a grand total of $969. Because I wanted to take advantage of the matching contributions deadline, I donated $1000 in advance. Using the matching contributions through a friend’s HSBC employment and through the government, our donations totaled $3000 for Haiti! Here are a few pictures of the bags of clothes collected in the garages of my house and my friend’s house.

Again, thank you everybody who donated. If you’re interested in doing a fundraiser for your own purpose (sports team, charitable purposes, etc), you can take advantage of the Developmental Disabilities Association’s Cash-4-Clothes program as well.


Vancouver Helps Haiti

January 22, 2010

Continuing Victor’s post on Wednesday about the sad news of the aftershock, and fundraising for this worthy cause, I took the time to take a look at what others in Vancouver are doing to help. With the help of many other blogs, and other online resources, I’ve compiled a list of upcoming events currently fundraising for Haiti.

Event: Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
When: Friday, January 22nd, 5:00pm
Where: Tofino Community Hall
Details: Visit here for details or email

Event: Cru Haiti Earthquake Relief Dinner
Where: Cru Vancouver – 1459 W. Broadway, Vancouver
When: January 31st, 2010 at 6:30pm
Cost: $100 per person (all proceeds go to Haiti)
Details: Call 604-677-4111 to make reservations. There will also be a silent auction taking place.
*thanks goodlifevancouver for that information

Event: Help Haiti Pub Night
Steamworks Brew Pub and Restaurant – 375 Water Street Vancouver
Thursday, January 28th, 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Details: If you are interested in donating items for a silent auction, please contact Bren at 604.765.7273. Net proceeds from this event will be donated to UNICEF for the purchase of water.
*thanks to the villagegamer for this info.

Event: Family Event In Collaboration with Klik Photography and Lilli’Q Café
Where: Lilli’Q Café, 1268 Pacific Blvd. (in Yaletown), Vancouver, BC
When: Sunday January 31st, 2010
Details: To register for the event or for more details call 604-725-9428 or visit
*thanks to Vancouver Mom for this info.

If you know of any events you’d like me to add to the list, please comment and I will update the list ASAP!