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Toronto Argonauts Chad Owens has gone public with a crowdfunding campaign to help a young fan who is going through stage 4 metastatic neuroblastoma, a form of cancer that affects the nerves and bones...
Losing a pet can be one of the most painful experiences in a person’s life. Cuddle Clones is a business that offers custom sewn plush toy replicas of your pet — from cats and dogs to owls...
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...
It might sound like a scene from the film "The Horse Whisperer," but what went down with a horse named Sir Lancelot at The Gentle Barn, a nonprofit organization that rescues farm animals...
Horror films and blood go hand-in-hand so mounting a blood drive for the American Red Cross and Canadian Blood Services, or any blood bank worldwide, for that matter, is a no brainer. Jen Soska...
Some in the animal rescue world have declared Feb. 23 National Cupcake Day. What is the tie-in, except leave out some cupcakes and dogs and cats will surely get their nose into them?  Well...
Leslie Howle is a busy lady. On a recent Saturday afternoon, the director of Costa Rica’s Toucan Rescue Ranch spoke to Samaritanmag by phone while simultaneously hand-feeding seven of her...
Baba Brinkman is a rapper with a twist, or perhaps a biological bent. He was born in a log cabin and spent much of his childhood in British Columbia’s remote Kootenay region, where he...
Every year, 3.74 trillion sticks of gum are made. That doesn’t include gum balls or other forms, but chewing gum is the second most common form of litter next to cigarette butts. According to...
Former professional hockey player Clint Malarchuk almost died on the ice during a game between the Buffalo Sabres and St. Louis Blues on March 22, 1989. Malarchuk, the Sabres' goaltender, got...

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