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CEOs, public figures to camp out overnight in downtown parkade to raise awareness

November 15, 2012

Business executives will trade their luxury suites for a downtown parkade Thursday evening, bedding down on asphalt to become homeless for a night and raise money for Covenant House and homeless youth in Vancouver. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Sleep Out project has executives sleeping in a parkade to raise funds, awareness

November 15, 2012

Bob Lenarduzzi and his son Ryan will be living in a cardboard box in a downtown Vancouver parkade — homeless for a night — to raise money for Covenant House and homeless youth in the city. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Diabetes Awareness Month given a voice with social media campaign

November 14, 2012
Diabetes Awareness Month given a voice with social media campaign

In honour of Diabetes Awareness Month, a social media campaign is giving a voice to people living with the disease in communities across Canada. Global TV BC News

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ADHD Awareness Week in the Lower Mainland

October 15, 2012
ADHD Awareness Week in the Lower Mainland

ADHD Awareness Week has kicked off across Metro Vancouver. Pete Quily leads the non-profit Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group. His group is putting on activities throughout this week in eight Metro Vancouver cities. It started Sunday with an information booth at Vancouver’s Roundhouse Community Centre. “We have twenty six libraries in eight cities: Vancouver, Surrey, [...]

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Jog 4 Joy hopes to raise awareness of mental health

October 14, 2012
Jog 4 Joy hopes to raise awareness of mental health

Mental illness affects people from all walks of life, no matter their age, gender or race. Global TV BC News

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