Category Archives: fundraising

The Flying Pig Heads to Britain for The Edible Masterpieces Fundraiser

Flying pigs may not be kosher, but they sure are cute. And they love fundraisers! Especially when they feature art and food. This pig popped up in my dream and flew all the way to The Art Fund in Britain, … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Marg Meikle – CBC’s The Answer Lady & Parkinson’s Disease Warrior

February 15, 1956 — December 21, 2013 Marg is/was/always will be my hero So brave, committed, inspiring, talented, loved May she rest in peace

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 17

Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 13th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.

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The Art of Healing: 10 Inspiring People & Projects

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the word healing. Here are links to people & projects that inspire me: Rabbi Ronnie Cahana  Howard Shifke  Boundless Adventures Project Somos  Roots of Empathy  Mark O’Brien  Porridge for Parkinson’s  Stephen & Ondrea Levine  Out … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month Presents “Brainstorm For a Cure”

It was a dark and brainstormy night for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Fox Trial Finder, The World Parkinson Congresses, The Pacific Parkinsons Research Institute, National Parkinson Foundation, The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, Parkinson’s Humor, Davis Phinney Foundation, Parkinson’s Action Network, American Academy of … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig Heads to U.K. to Meet “Best” Quizmaster at Parkinson Fundraiser on March 5, 2013

Flying pigs may not be kosher, but they sure are cute. And they love quizzes! This one was tipped off by a Cornish Guardian article featuring St Blazey‘s quintessential quizmaster — Jon Best. Diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease, Best crafted … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 18

Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 12th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.

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Yesterday on CBC’s The Current, Ms. Mastectomy Reveals What Many “Booby-Trap” Cancer Campaigns Don’t Show

Yesterday, The Current delved into the divisive world of breast cancer awareness advertising. Some people are calling for an end to tongue-in-cheek ads that center on ‘saving boobies’ or ‘tatas’ because they obscure the faces and realities of people who … Continue reading

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“Live Laugh Learn” Meets Again at Vancouver’s Lululemon Lab on Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Vancouver Lab continues to host Rethink Breast Cancer‘s Live Laugh Learn gatherings. This National monthly program is a one-of-a-kind ongoing opportunity for women experiencing breast cancer in their 20’s, 30’s and early 40’s to connect with women you can … Continue reading

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Who’s That Man In the Frilly Pink Tutu? Ask the National Football League!

The National Football League and NFL Players Association are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Tutu Project. So don’t be surprised if you see a man in a frilly pink tutu prancing around an NFL stadium, snapping … Continue reading

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