Still time to bid on Beach Advent flags

With just a few days left to bid on the flag of your choice, the Daily Flags for Daily Bread is wrapping up a second successful fundraising campaign. Organizers Michelynn Laflèche and Benedict Hilliard, who initiated the project in 2011, said they are within sight of their goal of raising $7,500 for the Daily Bread […]

Daily Flag project back on Leuty and Violet

Last year, in a uniquely creative and colourful way, 32 families along Leuty and Violet Avenues raised  $5,560 for the Daily Bread Food Bank through the Daily Flag for Daily Bread project. Organized by Michelynn Laflèche and Benedict Hilliard, the project was inspired by the tradition of Advent. Participating members along these two Beach streets […]

Leuty flag fundraiser exceeds expectations

Michelynn Laflèche and her partner, Benedict Hilliard, celebrated the Advent season with friends and neighbours by hoisting a series of 25 uniquely-designed flags along Leuty Avenue and the surrounding neighbourhood (Raising the flag for a good cause). The plan was to open the flags to public bidding and donate the money to the Daily Bread […]

Raising the flag for a good cause

Last year Michelynn Laflèche and Benedict Hilliard raised $600 for the Daily Bread Food Bank by displaying and selling specially designed, one-of-a-kind Advent flags on the front lawn of their Leuty Avenue home. It was such a success, and caught the interest of the neighbours so much that they all wanted to participate this year. […]