Written By Guest Writer Causes / Folks Sep 2, 2011 BC Hospitality Foundation Matches Funds for Those in Need SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestOctober to be Tip Out To Help MonthSeptember 2, 2011 (Vancouver, BC) – As part of its efforts to help those employed in the BC hospitality industry who are experiencing financial difficulty, the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) matches the monies raised at fundraisers.The BCHF has already helped eight individuals and their supporters since its inception in 2006 by matching funds to $5000. Below are examples of two recent events that have benefitted.Coquitlam’s Frog & Nightgown Pub hosted a fundraiser that included an auction and a $10 burger & beer special. The event raised over $10,000 for Sherry Winstanley; BCHF contributed an additional $5,000.The first annual “Giving Charlie a Chance” event, supporting the son of Gotham Bar’s manager Steve Schmietenknop, was hosted by Yagger’s. Ticket sales, donations, 50/50 draws and a silent auction raised over $10,000; BCHF contributed an additional $5,000.October is Tip Out To Help Month: BCHF is starting a fundraising program this October: called Tip Out To Help, the program encourages members of the hospitality industry to raise funds however they please and donate them to BCHF to help their colleagues in need. Some easy examples of fundraising ideas are staff donating a twoonie per shift, management donating a % of sales, and/or team fundraisers. Every twoonie means something.People are encouraged to join the movement and register a team at www.tipouttohelp.com # # # About the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation: Formed in 2006, the BCHF is a charitable organization dedicated to providing financial support to individuals within the hospitality community who are coping with extraordinary costs arising from a serious health crisis. Since its inception, the Foundation has expanded to also award scholarships to students enrolled in hospitality programmes. BCHF raises funds through donations, third party functions and by hosting events such as an annual golf tournament, Dish N ‘Dazzle and Tip Out To Help.www.bchospitalityfoundation.comwww.tipouttohelp.com BC Hospitality FoundationFundraiser SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Causes / Wine Events / Wine News November 13, 2020 Belfry’s Crush Fine Wine Auction Goes Online November 30 to December 6 Staff, volunteers and board members from Victoria’s Belfry Theatre have been raiding some of Victoria’s best wine cellars to find rare and ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Victoria August 30, 2019 Mary Ploegsma—The Tattoo Series I It was an unforgettable afternoon. Mary Ploegsma served us David’s Tea’s vanilla chai with sweet local strawberries and chocolate biscuits. The ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Causes / Events / Victoria July 20, 2019 Everyone Belongs in Nature – An Evening with Power To Be July 12th marked the evening of Power To Be’s very first Nature Gala (formerly known as Power to Golf) – a fundraising event full of wonderful ... Read More Causes / Food News / Interesting Locals March 24, 2019 Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Present in photo from left to right: Steve Walker-Duncan – ... Read More Causes / Events January 25, 2019 Blue Monday Pop-Up Bar – 100 Proof Blues January can be tough around these parts. In fact, it has come to be so globally known as such, that the third Monday of each January has ... Read More Comments are closed.