Samaritanmag

Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

Kim Hughes

Dialogue about incarceration usually focuses on the inmate. In many scenarios, the ones behind bars even have access to support services, but it’s the children of inmates frequently facing...
The homeless and vulnerably housed can use all the help they can get. So the opportunity to tap into multiple social services such as housing support, career counselling, library access and legal aid...
The popular image of teenagers as sullen, self-absorbed and disengaged is taking a serious hit thanks to Toronto’s Shane Feldman. He is the 19-year-old old founder and executive director of...
Corporations and conservationists typically occupy vastly different worlds. Occasionally however, the two find common ground and work together. And the environment wins. Such is the case with Dawn...
Craig Pollard has a very good friend in comedic actor and Anchorman movie star Will Ferrell. Were it not for the association between the two former University of Southern California frat brothers...
Humans aren’t the only ones who like a soft blanket under our butts.  The global Snuggles Project aims to place comforting, donated homemade blankets beneath animals in shelters awaiting...
Almost as soon as he launched his Groupon-like daily deal site GreedyGiver.com last spring, altruistic Toronto businessman Apostolos Sigalas knew his future business success lay in crowdfunding....
Can blockbuster American novelist James Patterson save, or at least buoy, independent book stores? Can anyone, given that that business, already operating on miniscule margins, has been battling cut-...
Banks may be noted for outrageous profits but TD’s Friends of the Environment Foundation pours millions into community greening projects nationwide. Since being founded by TD Bank...
What to do when kids hate reading or are a little bit behind? Why not get them to read to cats? Yes, cats. And what to do when kids love reading and love cats? Get them to read to cats too. The...

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