4th May 2012

Help Kickstart Drifter

Celsius Game StudiosSt. John’s-based indie developer Celsius Game Studios has opened a Kickstarter campaign to help move the production of its latest title towards completion. Drifter – A Space Trading Game is an open-world sandbox space trading game that takes place in a galaxy with thousands of stars and endless possibilities. Live the simple life of a merchant, become a bounty hunter, take on work for hire, become a fearsome pirate, or simply explore the galaxy around you, the choice is yours. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th May 2012

Female Eye Film Festival and Skylar Entertainment PR Present Live Music Night

female eye film festThe Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) joins forces with Skylar Entertainment PR to present a Live Music Night featuring an exciting and diverse line up of female vocalists. Heather Hill, Meredith Shaw, Amanda Davids and Patrizia will perform at Cherry Cola’s Rock N’ Rolla Cabaret and Lounge, on Thursday, May 24th, 2012. The night will be a fundraiser for The 10th Anniversary Female Eye Film Festival, June 20th – 24th, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th May 2012

Corus Entertainment Launches National Philanthropic Initiative Corus Feeds Kids

Corus EntertainmentCorus Entertainment has launched Corus Feeds Kids, the company’s national philanthropic initiative that focuses on nourishing children’s bodies and minds. Corus’ goal is to raise $3 million and contribute 3,000 employee hours in three years. Corus Feeds Kids kicks off with a two-week awareness campaign that culminates on Thursday, May 17 with Corus Feeds Kids Day, a day dedicated to raising funds for local food banks to help alleviate childhood hunger in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd May 2012

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Gains Global Support Through Social Video Fundraiser

broadbandtvmovie orbyBroadbandTV, one of the largest online video aggregators in Canada, has announced the launch of a social video fundraiser that will solicit global support for a local cause. VISO, BroadbandTV’s consumer channel, has put a call out to its network of 5,000 video creators from around the world to tell the story of Mission Possible, a local charity that helps residents in one of Canada’s poorest postal codes find jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd May 2012

Disney Star Jasmine Richards Kicks Off Mental Health Week With You Have The Power Event

mini-orbyCanada’s top Disney star Jasmine Richards is using her celebrity to raise awareness for anti-bullying with her song “You Have The Power” with all download proceeds from iTunes on May 7th going to Ottawa Youth Services Mental Health Aid.   To kick off Mental Health Week May 7-13, 2012, Richards joins politicians, athletes, performers and mental health workers in the You Have The Power event happening in Ottawa on May 7th.  Read the rest of this entry »

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30th April 2012

The Next BarCraft Vancouver Event

OrbyVancouver BarCraft would like to invite you to its next fundraising event on June 10th. The event will feature the Anaheim MLG finals and will be supporting the Child’s Play charity organization. G Sports Bar & Grill on Granville Street and SFU Starcraft will be hosting BarCraft Vancouver from 3pm until 8pm, tickets are available online and cost $15.00. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st April 2012

New Online Game Launched On World Malaria Day To Combat Deadly Disease

mini-orbyCanadians have lots of reasons to enjoy mashing mosquitoes. But now with a new online game called Mosquito Masher, they can bash those bothersome bugs and save lives at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th April 2012

Kids Internet Safety Alliance Gala Fundraiser In May

kinsaOn May 3, 2012, the Kids’ Internet Safety Alliance (Kinsa) will host the second annual Spring for Kids Gala at Waddington’s Auction House. The Gala is Kinsa’s largest fundraising event through the year, providing the organization with important funds needed to protect and rescue child victims of online abuse. Because the Internet works globally, so does Kinsa which educates police forces in multiple countries to track, identify and arrest child pornographers. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th April 2012

Women In Leadership BC Women In Business Luncheon Announced

Women In LeadershipOn Wednesday, May 2, 2012, the Women in Leadership Foundation (WIL) will host its 7th Annual BC Women in Business Luncheon at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, BC. The event will celebrate and honour female role models in business with all proceeds supporting the WIL Mentorship Program. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2012

New Mobile Game Hungry Fins Will Give Back to Community

pepperdevVancouver gaming startup Pepperdev Studios has announced their first title: Hungry Fins. The studio has launched a Kickstarter campaign to complete the final stages of development, and once released, a portion of all App Store revenue will be donated to BC Children’s Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

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