Samaritanmag

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

Etan Vlessing

Billionaire businessman Eric Sprott and wife Vizma have made a matching $3 million donation to the Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CAN Fund), which supports Canadian athletes training for the Olympic...
A special Senate committee on Canada's charitable sector has called on the federal government to bolster the country's non-profit sector, in part by adopting a national volunteer strategy...
With the 50th running of the Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve underway, Artists for Peace and Justice held its inaugural charity event in Montreal June 8 at...
After a dialogue with the Humane Society of America, the Fur Free Alliance and other animal rights groups, the luxury fashion brand Prada has pledged to stop using animal fur in its designs or new...
When disasters strike worldwide we're used to seeing charities like Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross be among the first on the ground to offer medical care and assistance to overwhelmed...
The late Gord Downie will receive the 2019 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner on May 9. The event is held at Toronto’s...
Teen Cancer America (TCA), founded by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, has named six people from the arts, business, music and charity worlds to help give teens and young adults...
Paul Simon, who last year said he intends to do charity shows after giving up concert touring,  is set to donate the proceeds from his Aug. 11 Outside Lands Festival headlining performance...
The way Cecilia Conrad of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation tells it, there are many philanthropists with untold wealth on the sidelines while worthy charitable organizations...
The third annual World Parkinson’s Program gala is putting caregivers and those in poverty who’ve been affected by Parkinson’s Disease in the spotlight at the organization’s...

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