Poverty

When punk rockers The Clash were active between 1976 to 1986, the band led by Joe Strummer used their music to confront things like racism, police brutality, classism, terrorism, capitalism and...
Paul Simon who begins his Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour in Vancouver in mid-May, plans to follow it up with “the occasional” concert in a hall and “donate those earnings...
January 15 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the annual federal holiday honouring late civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King, who received a Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial...
Homeless LGBTQ youth will receive smart phones so they can access crucial online resources thanks to a donation partnership between San Diego-based ecoATM Gazelle and PowerOn. ecoATM Gazelle,...
There was strong support for journalism at the 75th Golden Globe Awards held last night in Beverly Hills, California, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) donated $1 million USD ($1.24...
It’s a monster of an idea.  The Los Angeles, California-based Born This Way Foundation, co-founded by Stefani “Lady Gaga” Germanotta and her mother Cynthia, is donating all...
Your old phone, radio, computer, cables and more could have a second life helping someone in need. That's the message Free Geek Toronto and partners RL Solutions and Tech Toronto hope to get...
Bruce Springsteen has long collected dry goods and money for food banks at his concerts, but not at his current Broadway run.  Instead, he's endorsed a t-shirt to help ease hunger in America...
From a teenager who collected and donated more than 10 million pennies to the enormously philanthropic Daniels and Slaight families, there was plenty of inspiration to make a difference at the...
High-end Canadian department store Holt Renfrew has some reasonably priced soft toys that give back to the World Wildlife Fund to help preserve the Arctic ecosystem and Cuddle + Kind, which provides...

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