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Seeing Beauty: A Photographic Exhibit to Benefit RAVEN

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / May 16, 2022 /

Join RAVEN, Discovery Coffee, Victoria Cecchini and friends for the launch party on June 23rd at Discovery Coffee 2550 Rock Bay Ave. All photographs on display will be for sale on the evening of the event and afterwards, every print sold in connection with the event will go to RAVEN.

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A group of runners participating in the Run for FUNds race at Elk Lake Park on April 2, 2022

Running for FUNds with RAVEN champions

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / April 26, 2022 /

On April 2, 2022 a group of runners took to the trail at Elk Lake to raise funds and awareness for Indigenous sovereignty and marine life conservation.

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UBC Environmental Law Group turns rags to riches with giant clothing swap/sale!

By RAVEN / March 24, 2017 /

UBC’s Environmental Law Group found an original way to support Pull Together. They held a clothing, footwear and accessories sale. Such an easy way to pull together friends, recycle those unwanted items and turn spring cleaning into cash. Organizers say, “Together we raised $1,123 for RAVEN Trust’s Pull Together campaign! Thank you so much for donating, shopping,…

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Pull Together House Party

By RAVEN / March 23, 2017 /

Hosts of an upcoming house party “fun”draiser shard their thinking behind the great idea of opening their home – and getting their dancing shoes on – for Indigenous legal rights. “We are so excited and grateful to be hosting this event on the Coast Salish territories of WSANEC on the land of the Tsawout First…

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Montreal collective Bouteroua raise $1300 on Valentine’s Day!

By RAVEN / February 23, 2017 /

Here’ s a note from Montreal organizer Olive from the Bouteloua Collective. They organized an event on Valentine’s Day to raise funds for Indigenous legal challenges to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline project. “We raised $1300 for Pull Together!! These are some of my favourite shots taken by my good friend and professional photographer Brooke Dee who runs…

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Buddhas Pulling Together team raises $1700 in first week!

By RAVEN / February 7, 2017 /

A new fundraising team, Buddhas Pulling Together, has sprung up on our online fundraising platform. Comprised of a group of zen practitioners, this compassionate crew have pooled their efforts and are working together for Indigenous rights. Some of the donor comments are really touching: “Pulling together with first nations our voices sing a new song…

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Drum Making Workshop on Salt Spring Island

By RAVEN / February 2, 2017 /

An all-day drum making workshop at a beautiful private home on Salt Spring Island for up to 15 participants. Led by Cowichan musician and artist Hweimtun. Each student will make their own drum; presentation includes ceremonial aspects and the opportunity to try many different drums. Ferry pick up and drop-off available. Cost $200 includes 14″…

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Moksha Yoga Burnaby pulls together to protect the coast

By RAVEN / January 15, 2017 /

Through the months of January and February, Moksha Yoga Burnaby hot yoga studio are raising funds for First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.   Moksha Yoga Burnaby are standing up to ensure that all parties have an active voice in how development takes place in First Nations traditional territory, and that First Nations groups have…

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You organized. You donated. We won!!

By RAVEN / November 29, 2016 /

We’re witnessing a historic moment. The proposed Enbridge pipeline is dead! Today federal government announced that it is revoking its approval for the Northern Gateway pipeline,  giving effect to the First Nations victory in court this July. Seven First Nations – Gitxaala, Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Heiltsuk, Gitga’at, Haida, Nadleh Whut’en and Nak’azdli – have won the day against a…

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Be Clean Naturally steps up!

By RAVEN / October 26, 2015 /

We are so thrilled to announce that our friends at Be Clean Naturally have created gorgeous soap bars to raise funds for Pull Together. The soaps in question are a sweet cocktail of essential oils such as orange, lime and cedar with other natural ingredients including olive and coconut oils. We’re also excited that Pull…

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