Samaritanmag

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

Perry Stern

“I never used the word ‘inundated’ before,” teacher Maggie MacDonnell says with a mix of humour and mild exasperation, “but now is the time that I could put that...
When Shelley Saywell’s 2015 documentary, Lowdown Tracks, earned rave reviews and awards at its initial screenings, there was an unexpected consequence — the release of the soundtrack...
Got a short story worth sharing online?  It could translate into a book donation by Indigo Love of Reading Foundation to a school in need. Of course, monetary donations are also part of this...
Celine Dion, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick and musical guests Keith Urban with Little Big Town will all be appearing on the one-hour Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) telethon...
TOMS, the not for profit company that gives a pair of shoes to a needy child for every pair it sells, has teamed with Nepalese fashion designer Prabal Gurung, whose dresses have been worn by Michelle...
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has given money, donated items or performed for a range of causes from Children in Need to Donate My Dress to African Parks, but she just made her biggest single...
The title says it all. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and philanthropic billionaire Bill Gates will join artists Usher, Half Moon Run, Metric, Grimes, and Charlotte Cardin for a free ticketed concert...
Canada’s famed Swiss Chalet rotisserie chicken chain has announced a collaboration with Molson Coors brewers that will earn up to $10,000 for the Canadian Olympic Foundation — and help...
Alicia Keys and her non-profit We Are Here have created a thought-provoking short film, Let Me In, that portrays the world refugee crisis in a dramatic light.  Written and directed by Jon...
The World Wildlife Fund will be launching the inaugural Pandamonium event at Toronto’s Andrew Richard Designs on June 23, and promises an evening of dramatic contrasts in “a celebration...

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