Media

Ignite the Warmth is very thankful for all of the support we receive from the community. For media inquiries, please contact us at ignitethewarmth@gmail.com.


Richmond News - January 2018

RICHMOND LAW STUDENTS HELP NON-PROFIT HELP THE HOMELESS

Thanks to media exposure and the help of volunteers, the Richmond-based Ignite The Warmth’s (ITW) 2017 Blanket Drive was a major success. ITW had more than 100 participants from the community partake in the packing day and for the actual Blanket Drive in December …

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Richmond News - November 2017

STEVESTON VILLAGE GETS FESTIVE

In the holiday spirit of community and giving, this year’s Songs in the Snow supports the Richmond Hospital/ Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Shop building restoration on Chatham Street and Ignite the Warmth, which provides blankets to the homeless …

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Richmond News - November 2017

GIFT OF GIVING LAW TO HOMELESS COMMUNITY

A newly-registered, Richmond-based non-profit will soon be connecting local law students directly to the homeless community in the Downtown Eastside. Ignite The Warmth (IWT), mainly founded by Steveston-London alumni …

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Richmond News - December 2016

RICHMOND STUDENTS IGNITE SOME WARMTH DOWNTOWN

A group of Richmond high school grads organized and delivered more than 400 packages of winter essentials to residents of the Downtown Eastside before Christmas. The Ignite The Warmth (ITW) team ­— made up mainly …

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Richmond News - November 2016

LAYING DOWN THE BLANKET OF HOPE

Fueled by witnessing first-hand the plight of the homeless community, a small, but dedicated and socially conscious, group of Richmond grads is hoping to heat up awareness within people’s hearts and minds …

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CBC News - November 2016

8 SHORT-TERM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO PUT YOUR HOLIDAY CHEER TO GOOD USE IN VANCOUVER

It's that time of year again: drinking eggnog, crying at old reruns of Miracle on 34th Street and grappling with the overwhelming desire to give. For those looking to put that holiday spirit of giving to good use, short-term volunteering can be a perfect opportunity to do so …

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McMath Secondary

MCMATH JOINS IGNITE THE WARMTH

So what do high school aged students do on their first weekend of a very well deserved Winter Break?....  They wake up early, drive to the Downtown Eastside, and …

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