Samaritanmag

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

Sean Plummer

Glen Canning, the father of cyberbullying victim Rehtaeh Parsons, addressed the United Nations earlier this month as part of their Violence in the Digital Age: New Approaches to Cyber-Abuse of Girls...
The 12th annual Toronto edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival opens this week, including a screening of The Salt of the Earth, the Oscar-nominated new film by Buena Vista Social Club...
Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort, who spent several years on TV shows Smallville and Instant Star, and now stars in werewolf drama Bitten, has long been involved with charity work. She has...
“Hi, honey-bunnies. Quick question: have you had the best night of your life? Ever? On Earth? Yet? Well, you could. With me. For a good cause.” That is how Avengers: Age of Ultron...
Hellyeah singer Chad Grey laughs when asked if he plans to give blood after he gets back home after his band’s 23-date North American tour ends March 8 in Atlanta, Ga. The metal group –...
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has declared Feb. 23 to 27 Polar Bear Week in a bid to raise awareness about the arctic animals and their own fundraising for the area. The effort comes in the...
Anti-human trafficking advocate and Unlikely Heroes founder Erica Greve recently gave a TEDx talk at the University of Nevada where she addressed the power of social media to impact injustices...
Going to a movie these days can be an overwhelming experience for anyone. Theatres are loud, busy places after all; that is their nature. So imagine the struggles people with autism (and their...
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...
Building snowmen is usually considered kids’ stuff, but over 1,200 participants — adults and kids — united on the snowy field at Ottawa’s TD Place Stadium recently to beat a...

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