Samaritanmag

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

Kim Hughes

The concept of devoting an entire month to the celebration of pizza is fairly awesome. That one major participant in the North America-wide program leverages October’s National Pizza Month...
When long-dormant bands reform, they are typically motivated by cash or nostalgia, not altruism. But when righteous reggae combo Fujahtive ascends the stage at Toronto’s Tattoo Queen West...
If weekly housecleaning and morning cartoons aren’t quite reason enough to spring out of bed early on Saturday morning, then a slate of free movies and deeply discounted snacks courtesy...
The charitable space surrounding breast cancer is noisy. But a Toronto-based non-profit hopes the presence (albeit distantly) of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow will raise awareness...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...
Sometimes altruism emerges from surprising places. Take the case of OfficeMax Grand & Toy, the marquee office supply company known for school and office essentials like printer cartridges, paper...
What does the rehabilitation of incarcerated people look like? Is it hard labour? Intensive counseling and soul-searching? Career training for eventual life on the outside? Chris Brown thinks he has...
Mary Lambert is best known as the singer who adds the velvety, heart-stopping chorus to hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ double-platinum gay rights anthem “Same Love....
Skateboarding and skateboarders attract all sorts of labels, many pejorative: subversive, dangerous, antisocial, annoying, daredevil-ish, thrilling, and just for kids. Jay Mandarino is determined to...
Most people think their pets are pretty special. Those wanting to prove it to the world while doing something good in their community should consider contacting Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC). The...

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