Wow, wow, wow! We are speechless (which doesn’t happen in our office often!!) Thank you doesn’t begin to explain the gratitude we have to William C. Your extremely generous donation will be put to use in supporting our YANA families! Because of people like you, we are able to say, “We got you!” in the darkest times! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!

With a warm hug and thank you in hand to Donna L. for her very generous donation in honor of her son. Your story touched all our hearts in the office! We hope everyone lives life to the fullest as your son chose to do! Thank you for helping us stand alongside our YANA families!

2023 Big Love Benefit another huge success

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Comox Valley, get ready to celebrate because you’ve done it again! Drum roll, please! 

We are proud to announce that together the 2023 YANA Big Love Benefit has surpassed all expectations, coming in at an incredible $205,000 final fundraising total!

We are speechless, teary-eyed, and beyond grateful to all our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and supporters who made this event such a success. Whether you purchased an in-person or livestream ticket, raffle ticket, donated an item to the auction, placed a bid in the auction, or simply offered your support, your contribution has made all of this possible!

Big, huge, GARGANTUAN LOVE to every single YANA supporter far and wide!

Hip, Hip, Hooray! No matter the team you cheered for, this was a HUGE win for YANA! Thank you to Jerry S., Brian W., and Kim PF for their donations in honor of the NFL Superbowl! We hope your team won and you were able to celebrate the night away. If not, better luck next year!

Warm thanks to everyone at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church for choosing YANA as their monthly charity of choice! We appreciate and recognize how many wonderful people are deserving of your monthly support. Thank YOU!

Major thanks to everyone who donated their recyclables to the Comox Return It Centre! “Recycling turns things into other things. Which is magic!” We appreciate everyone who takes the time to donate their recyclables to YANA!

Big Love Benefit Online Silent Auction is ON and Hot New Contests are LIVE!

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The highly anticipated YANA Big Love Benefit fundraiser has officially commenced, with the Online Silent Auction open NOW!

Join the fun by purchasing a Livestream Ticket. That ticket gives you access links to:

  • The massive online silent auction
  • The livestream of the full gala event on February 24th!

That’s right; one ticket gives you virtual access to Comox Valley’s biggest charity night of the year and the spectacular online auction! Get ready to browse and bid on over 300 items and packages valued at an impressive $80,000! From lavish luxury packages to stunning local artwork, charming home and garden essentials to delicious restaurant gift certificates, there’s truly something for everyone!


There is also a new twist at this year’s Big Love Benefit for Livestream ticketholders ONLY! Join or host a Livestream viewing party on February 24th with at least four registered auction attendees and snap a group selfie. Post the selfie on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #YANABigLove to enter for a chance to win a Front of the Line Pass to purchase up to eight tickets for the 2024 in-person gala event!

And that’s not all! Every registered auction participant who places a bid from now until February 24th is entered in the “Bidders’ Bonus” contest. The winner will receive a breathtaking 30-minute flightseeing or charter flight from BC Air for up to three people. Experience the beauty of Vancouver Island like never before!

Secure your tickets now by making a donation of any amount at!

Thank you Kathleen B. for your recent donation in honour of your neighbours family! It is so nice to hear and be apart of your story! Huge hugs to you!

Thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 GAMING for their very generous donation! Your kind words of appreciation are something we deeply appreciate! Without the community support you provide we couldn’t keep doing what we do!

A very gracious thank you to the team at Swift Datoo LLP for their recent donation! Having businesses such as yours stand behind us is nothing short of amazing. We appreciate what you do for our community!