Karen Bliss

Avril Lavigne isn’t letting Lyme Disease stop her from doing a world of good for others.  The philanthropic singer is still recovering from the debilitating illness that is caused by the...
Singer Adam Lambert has backed a number of different charities since his rise to fame on American Idol six years ago. Most have a similar raison d'être  — to bring acceptance,...
Had enough of your dog? Why not trade the old guy or girl in for a puppy? When that one grows up, simply trade it for another puppy. Have you seen the horrifying television and online ad for...
Buffy Sainte-Marie was 23 when she released her first album, It’s My Way, in 1964, and 51-years later the title track serves as the leadoff to her new album, Power in the Blood. “I’...
By all accounts, Bryan Adams is a little uncomfortable about accepting awards for his philanthropy and rarely does interviews about it.  He received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at...
Unison Benevolent Fund — the emergency relief services charity set up to help members of the Canadian music community — might finally be activating its financial assistance program....
Toronto symphonic metal band Ascendia have made a hard-hitting 8-minute music video about religious warfare and extremism for their debut album’s title-track, “The Lion and The...
Emergency response teams from around the globe are in Nepal, assisting in search and rescue efforts and attending to the injured after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the area of Kathmandu just...
Do you know the name Gaylord Nelson? He passed away in 1981 but what a legacy he left. It’s Earth Day, the 45th anniversary in fact. So how did this global environmental movement with more than...
Magic! frontman Nasri Atweh knew his charity of choice would involve music, kids and the school system. He just didn’t know what it would be, he told Samaritanmag last May. His older...

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