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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...
It was 3 a.m. eight years ago when Dr. Lesli Preuss woke up to feel her new rescue dog, Harvey, with his mouth around her throat. "Just prior to that, he had been getting really territorial...
A few seconds of kindness can change the course of someone’s life.  Just ask Laura Louise Persichetti, creator of the The Good Deeds Project, her initiative to inspire people of all ages...
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...
Social circuses are a growing international movement. Circus arts from trapeze to juggling are taught to those who have high-risk needs such as homelessness, HIV, mental health issues or have...

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