Samaritanmag

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

Kim Hughes

There are traditional summer camps filled with kayaking, swimming and marshmallow toasting. And then there is Camp fYrefly, where disenfranchised — sometimes even suicidal — lesbian, gay...
The transformative power of education has inspired many great quotes from many great minds. Don’t be surprised when Theresa Schrader – and other previously marginalized people from...
With her platinum credentials as a former New York lawyer, Stanford School of Business MBA (class of 2006) and successful entrepreneur Catalina Girald doesn’t seem like a 21st century...
If turtles could talk, they’d be blabbing ears purple singing the praises of the one-of-a-kind Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC) which last year treated over 800 turtles hit by cars or...
Fundraising can have tangible benefits for your career or business. And it can be really fun. That’s the main takeaway of Donate & Learn, a community-focused initiative led by Toronto-based...
Making a salad or stir fry can do more good than just good for your body, if you’re a customer of D’Arrigo Bros of California. Their bags of romaine hearts, for example, have the...
Of all the reasons someone might choose to run a 5K marathon — personal challenge, fundraising or fitness goals or some combination of the three — it’s hard to imagine many saying...
It takes a powerful imagination to elevate something as mundane as weekly grocery shopping to an altruistic level. Imagination and, in the case of Jasmin von Teichman, a heap of frustration with the...
Aspiring pop stars hoping to balance dreams of glory with something more meaningful should consider entering the My Song for Change contest, currently accepting submissions until June 1.  Last...
Why should a great idea like a lending library only be used for resources such as books and movies? Why not a lending library for power tools, kitchen appliances, sports equipment and other costly...

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