Dec
13
6:00 AM06:00

Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast

The Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast is back for the 31st year. Each year people are invited to join the Pan Pacific Vancouver staff at the Hotel and donate a new unwrapped toy to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau which helps children in need during the holiday season.

In exchange for everyone’s generosity, the Pan Pacific provides a complimentary hot breakfast buffet on the house! We are always overwhelmed by the generosity at this event.

Global News Morning will be broadcasting live from the Pan Pacific on Dec. 13, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Come down, say hi to the Global News Morning team: Sonia Sunger, Paul Haysom, Mark Madryga and Kaitlyn Herbst.

https://globalnews.ca/news/4690566/pan-pacific-christmas-wish-breakfast-2018/

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Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss

Join us for this annual favourite as we celebrate down at the Pacific Coliseum! Bring a stuffed animal to the game on Saturday, December 8th when the Giants host the Victoria Royals, or buy one on the concourse with proceeds going to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund and the Province Empty Stocking Fund. 

Then when the Giants score their first goal of the night… THROW THEM ON THE ICE!!! We’ll collect the stuffies and work with our partners at the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau to ensure they find a warm, loving home in time for Christmas. It’s an experience you’ll never forget

See more at: Vancouver Giants

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Trev Deeley's Photos with Santa
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Trev Deeley's Photos with Santa

Come join us again for Photos with Santa! Professional photos will be by donation of either an un-wrapped toy, or cash/debit/credit donation with all proceeds going to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Free seasonal treats, freshly popped popcorn & hot coffee will be available to all. Bring down the kids, your pets, or that special someone to capture a beautiful Christmas photo! Enjoy a Hot dog vendor on Saturday, and a Bubble Waffle vendor on Sunday.

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Trev Deeley's Photos with Santa
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Trev Deeley's Photos with Santa

Come join us again for Photos with Santa! Professional photos will be by donation of either an un-wrapped toy, or cash/debit/credit donation with all proceeds going to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Free seasonal treats, freshly popped popcorn & hot coffee will be available to all. Bring down the kids, your pets, or that special someone to capture a beautiful Christmas photo! Enjoy a Hot dog vendor on Saturday, and a Bubble Waffle vendor on Sunday.

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Nov
29
to Dec 14

East Village BIA Toy Drive

In order to make Christmas special this year we are hoping to get a head start! We have partnered up with the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureauto provide gifts for one of the most vulnerable age groups in our community.

Teens and Tweens are often forgotten about during toy drives, we would like to change that! Please donate a NEW gift for a child ages 12-18. 

Some ideas include: 

- headphones
- clothing
- video games
- makeup
- shoes

For more gift ideas: http://www.lmcb.ca/wishes-1/

Please drop off all donations unwrapped at
2620 East Hastings Street by December 14th
Questions? Call us at 604-215-2401
Or email us at
info@eastvillagevancouver.ca

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14th Annual Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run & Food Drive
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

14th Annual Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run & Food Drive

For the second year, Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run is working with their new sponsor, the Four Wheel Drive Association of BC, to bring this gathering forward. If your company is interested in sponsoring future events or donating prizes, please feel free to contact the Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run for more information. 

This is a family friendly event! However, since it's such a busy day, kids and animals need to be monitored closely. Don't forget there are a lot of big, dirty trucks, lots of people and lots of noise! It is probably best to leave dogs at home, especially unleashed ones that end up unattended and by the grill eating grease!

Everyone and all clubs/ vehicles are welcome at this family event. 

DETAILS: 
> ☕️Coffee, Tea, Grill, and Baked Goods will be available for purchase with ALL proceeds go directly to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (LMCB)
>🍔 Grill - $5 Burgers & Smokies 11-3pm 
Hosted, for the 2nd year, by 4wdabc. 
> 🎟 $5 Raffle prize tickets & 50/50 will be available, all monies to LMCB, and draw will be on the Facebook page after the event. 
> 🏆 Best Decorated Truck Contest
See Facebook Page for more info:  https://www.facebook.com/1467449740230302/posts/1915368288771776/ 

ALL proceeds go directly to the LMCB. PLEASE BRING CHANGE!! NOT JUST $20 BILLS!! This will help keep grill lineup moving!

DONATIONS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED:
http://www.lmcb.ca/wishes-1/

All donations and proceeds will be collected at event by the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. All items are collected by & donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (in attendance) are distributed to various Christmas Bureau's throughout the lower mainland. 

- *New* & Unwrapped Toys 
(Please no stuffed Toys, as thats the most common donation and they get a warehouse full!) 
- Non-Perishable Food Items
- Baby Items (Diapers, Formula, Pablum, Jar Food, etc)
- Educational/Sports Items (Board Games, Balls, Equipment, etc)
- Please don't forget the Teens / Young Adults!!
- Gift Cards 
- Cash

Thank you to all! We look forward to having a calm, respectful, family gathering with so much goodness going towards our communities and families that truly need our kindness!

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Kruise For Kids
Nov
4
9:30 AM09:30

Kruise For Kids

  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers at Guilford Town Centre (map)
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The Greater Vancouver Car Club Council invites one and all to attend the 2018 KRUISE FOR KIDS on November 4th! Decorate your car, decorate yourself.  There will be T-shirts for the first 150 entrants, and dash plaques for the first 200. Kruise for Kids decals for all and ton's of door prizes!

Trophies for:

  • Best Decorated Vehicle

  • Best Dressed Driver and crew

  • Best Club Turnout

  • Best Club Display

This year’s Kruise for Kids will start at the Red Robin parking lot in Guildford Mall again. Assembly begins at 8:30 am. Departure to Cascades Casino will be promptly 10 am. 

For more info please visit: www.kruiseforkids.com  

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40th Annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run
Oct
7
9:30 AM09:30

40th Annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run

Join us for the 40th Annual Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run, on October 7th, 2018, to fundraise for toys to give to kids in need. Entree fee for the Toy Run is a new toy wrapped in plastic. We encourage you to bring toys for kids, from 0-18 years of age, to donate and no stuffed toys, please. 

The Toy Run route starts at Coquitlam Centre, 9:30am, and ride through Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby, and Vancouver and end at the PNE. Participants will receive a commemorative pin in exchange for their donation. We will also be accepting monetary donations at the event.

For any questions please contact us or our event co-organizer BCCOM.
604-580-0111

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Sep
9
9:30 AM09:30

32nd Annual Central & Upper Fraser Valley Toy Run

All bikes are welcome and we ride rain or shine. There is no entry fee. Just bring a NEW unwrapped toy for the kids. Riders will receive a pin for participating in the event (limited quantities). 

If you don't ride, bring your family in your car to the AG-REC along with a new unwrapped toy to donate and watch the bikes parade in around 10:15 am.

Assembly Points:

  • North Side of the River, Casino Parking Lot in Mission. (New home of Value Village)
  • South Side of River, Sears Parking Lot, Luckaruck Way in Chilliwack

Departure Time

  • Mission: 9:45 am
  • Chilliwack: 9:30 am

Organized by Fraser Valley Motorcyclists for Fraser Valley Kids 

 

 

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30th Annual Christmas Wish Breakfast
Dec
13
6:00 AM06:00

30th Annual Christmas Wish Breakfast

The annual Christmas Wish Breakfast is one of our biggest events. 

The Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel organizes an amazing event in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. We invite you to attend with your Christmas spirit and bring a new and unwrapped children’s toy to help needy children. As a thank you for everyone’s generosity, the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel provides a complimentary hot breakfast buffet on the house.

We are always overwhelmed by the generosity at this event and look forward to seeing you there!

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Lamborghini Vancouver Charity Toy Drive
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Lamborghini Vancouver Charity Toy Drive

Lamborghini Vancouver & Weissach will host a ‘Cars & Toys’ fundraiser on Saturday December 9th 2017 from 12-3pm at the Weissach showroom at 1757 W 2ND Avenue. The charity fundraiser will support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank & the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau.

Starbucks will be on hand to provide some hot drinks and Christmas treats! Festivities throughout the day will include face-painting, photo-ops with your favourite sports cars, meet & greets with the main man Santa Claus…. a surprise celebrity guest! Join us for this family filled Christmas event to support the wonderful work of these two local charities. We encourage and welcome local families and businesses to attend.

Guests are asked to bring one non-perishable food item and one new unwrapped toy to donate.

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Kruise For Kids
Nov
5
8:30 AM08:30

Kruise For Kids

  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers at Guilford Town Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Greater Vancouver Car Club Council invites one and all to attend the 2017 KRUISE FOR KIDS on November 5th! Decorate your car, decorate yourself.  There will be T-shirts for the first 150 entrants, and dash plaques for the first 200. Kruise for Kids decals for all and ton's of door prizes!

Trophies for:

  • Best Decorated Vehicle
  • Best Dressed Driver and crew
  • Best Club Turnout
  • Best Club Display

This year’s Kruise for Kids will start at the Red Robin parking lot in Guildford Mall again. Assembly begins at 8:30 am. Departure to Cascades Casino will be promptly 10 am. 

For more info please visit: www.kruiseforkids.com  

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Oct
1
9:30 AM09:30

39th Annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run

Motorcyclists from across the Lower Mainland will gather at Coquitlam Centre with unwrapped toys to donate to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. This spectacular annual event leaves Coquitlam Centre at 9:30 am and will wind its way through Port Moody and Burnaby to the Pacific Coliseum at the PNE in Vancouver.

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Dec
23
to Jun 30

COMING SOON...

We are excited to welcome a new year of events and activities for 2017.  Please check back as events are booked and times and dates are added to our website.

Thank you for your time and support!  We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Teddy Bear Toss - Langley Event Centre (NEW location!)

This is a family event so bring the kids!

Fans are encouraged to bring a new stuffed toy to the arena and toss it on the ice when the Giants score their first goal of the game. The stuffies are donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau to be given to children at Christmas time.

See more at: Vancouver Giants

To purchase tickets to this event click here: Buy Tickets

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Dec
13
6:00 AM06:00

Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast

The Pan Pacific Vancouver annual Christmas Wish Breakfast is our biggest single event; this event has grown from humble beginnings almost 30 years ago to filling multiple tractor trailers.  Each year Vancouver is asked to join the Pan Pacific staff at the Hotel and donate a new unwrapped toy to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau which helps needy children during the Holiday season. In exchange for everyone’s generosity, the Pan Pacific provides a complimentary hot breakfast buffet on the house! We are always overwhelmed by the generosity at this event.

Thank you to everyone who wanted to help out, our volunteer roster is completely full!

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Dec
10
12:00 PM12:00

Lamborghini Charity Toy Drive

  • Address: 1720 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Following last year's incredible success, Lamborghini Vancouver will host a Food & Toy Drive event on Saturday, December 10th at the Lamborghini Vancouver showroom in collaboration with local businesses and dealerships in the area. The event will support the Greater Vancouver Food BankLower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Open to all Lamborghini & Weissach owners. Starbucks will provide some hot drinks and there will be a Santa for the kids at 1.30pm! We only ask that you bring one food and toy item along for these two incredible charities.

For more information or to RSVP please email natalie@lamborghinivancouver.com

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Nov
6
8:30 AM08:30

Kruise for Kids Christmas Toy Run

  • Guildford Mall - Red Robin Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

K4K - Car enthusiasts helping B.C's children at Christmas time since 1984! 

The Kruise for Kids event will start at the Red Robin parking lot in Guildford Mall (Surrey).  Assembly begins at 8:30am and departure will be promptly at 10:00am!

We will head to the Cascades Casino & Banquet room in Langley. 

For more information: please check the website (http://kevin709.wixsite.com/k4k2016) or call Rick at 604-306-4329.

Look forward to seeing you all there!    PLEASE NOTE: VOLUNTEER ROSTER IS FULL.

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Oct
2
9:30 AM09:30

Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run

The Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run is one of the largest toy runs in Canada, in its 38th year.  This is a family event.  The entry fee is a new unwrapped toy or cash donation.  Motorcyclist must check in at the Coquitlam Centre Mall parking lot before 9:15a.m - as departure happens sharply at 9:30a.m. Motorcyclist will then parade their way through Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby, and Vancouver, to arrive at the PNE site as their final destination. There will be food, games, t-shirt sales, and a variety of vendors looking to entertain everyone.   Please call LMCB if you have any questions or concerns. We are excited to see those who ride with us each year and all new-comers!

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Nov
29
10:30 AM10:30

Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run & Food Drive

Operating since 2005, Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run & Food Drive is an organization that is dedicated to contributing to families and communities in need. This event includes a bake sale, BBQ, clothing and decal sales, toy and donation drop; with enthusiasts from all around BC coming out to enjoy the wheeling and community spirit.  All proceeds go directly to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, which impacts various communities throughout BC. For more information please contact:

Jaime Mantle (Lower Mainland 4x4 Toy Run & Food Drive): EMAIL: Toyrun4X4@Gmail.com

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Oct
18
9:00 AM09:00

29th Annual Central & Upper Fraser Valley Toy Run

Assembly Points:
North Side of River - Casino Parking Lot (New Home of Value Village), Mission - assemble 9:00am departing 9:45am
South Side of River - Sears Parking Lot - Luckakuck Way - Chilliwack - assemble 9:00am departing 9:30am. 

Entry Fee: 
No Entry Fee - Just bring a New Unwrapped Toy for the Kids or a Financial Donation!!

This is a pinned event (limited quantities)
All Bikes Welcome
Rain or Shine


For more information contact rhonda4747@hotmail.com or check out their webpage: Event Details

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Oct
4
9:30 AM09:30

Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run

The Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run is one of the largest  toy runs in Canada in its 37th year, we have a number of motorcycle groups that volunteer and the cities of Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby and Vancouver all support the event. The Toy Run leaves Coquitlam Centre at 9.30 am proceeding through Port Moody along Barnet Highway and along Hastings Street to the PNE grounds.  After our gathering and celebration at the PNE Coliseum, you are invited to attend Trev Deeley's Harley Davidson TOY RUN AFTERBURNER! It is their open house & customer appreciation day with prizes and seminars as well as a BBQ put on by the Burnaby Fire Fighters.  Time: 11am - 2pm.  Look forward to seeing you there!

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