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Saturday, September 18, 2021

You can be a part of change too, act now!

As founding partners of the Y Mind Youth and by delivering a free seven-week mental wellness program across BC, the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society remains committed to ensuring funding is in place. Y Mind Youth supports people aged 18- 30 who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety to learn and practice evidence-based strategies to increase coping. A big shout out to...

Radiothon for Guru Nanak Diversity Village raises $470,965!

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society in collaboration with ConnectFM 91.5 organized a Vaisakhi Radiothon on Tue, April 13, 2021 to raise funds for Guru Nanak Diversity Village (GNDV), an upcoming longterm care facility that would provide culturally-sensitive care for our seniors. This Radiothon was the first fundraising event of 2021 for this facility and through the community’s overwhelming support...

ODD SQUAD PRODUCTION SOCIETY GALA FUNDRAISER

Created in 1997 by seven Vancouver City Police officers and currently comprised of serving and retired police officers and volunteers, Odd Squad Productions Society is a registered not-for-profit charitable organization that empowers youth to make positive life choices about drug use and criminal behaviour through educational material as well as documentaries and is recognized as an international leader in...

Happy New Year & A Blessed Lohri – Verka

We know that education is an immensely valuable resource that equips our children with the ability to establish well in their life. It develops their intellectual ability and enables them to adjust to/cope up with any situation. These well-educated individuals with varied skill sets are an asset to the community as well. We, at Punjab Insurance strongly encourage the...

Basant Motors’ annual scholarship program takes on added significance

Pre-owned auto dealer awarded $29,000 to 10 post-secondary students including front line worker Gurniwaz Gagar Often, the drive to give back intensifies during times of duress. This is certainly true for Basant Motors, which recently held its annual scholarship giveaway on October 3, awarding $29,000 to postsecondary students. A subtle but telling adjustment to the annual scholarships, which coincided with the...

Old Skool Riderz host a successful truck show

The British Columbia Trucking Industry is the lifeblood for countless Canadians, who depend on the goods and services delivered by these drivers and companies. We depend on them, and they depend on organizations like Kids Play to be there for their families during their time of need. In September, the Old Skool Riderz hosted an amazing truck show, with all...

PICS names its Long-Term Care Facility as ‘Guru Nanak Diversity Village’

Surrey- Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS) wishes to announce its decision to name the upcoming 125-bed, long-term care facility for South-Asian seniors after Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guru Nanak is one of the greatest religious, political and social reformers who was advent in the middle of the fifteenth century; as many scholars have observed, ushered in a new...

Extending a hand towards uplifting the community

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charity Golf Tournament is an event aimed at benefiting the local community. The 9th Annual Charity Gala took place on September 15, at the Guildford Golf & Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will assist the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society in supporting several heath care initiatives. The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charity Golf Tournament has been...