Etan Vlessing

Feminist campaigner and writer/journalist Gloria Steinem will receive 85 tributes today (March 25) from across the world of social activism to mark her 85th birthday, including from Michael...
The Living Legacy Foundation has given the House of Blues' Music Forward Foundation $150,000 (USD) to help the youth organization kick start music industry careers for homeless and former...
Joe Walsh has revealed $795,000 USD ($1.065 million CAD) made from the Eagles/James Gang rocker's VetsAid concert last fall will be distributed to American war veteran support organizations...
Entertainment promoter Live Nation has surpassed the 1 million mark in the number of free event tickets it has donated to serving military, veterans and families of soldiers killed in combat, via it...
A charity concert will be held Friday (March 8) in Toronto to benefit the victims of a tragic downtown fire that left a 22 year-old man dead, another severely injured and others homeless. The...
With food waste amid prevailing hunger a problem for Canadians, Starbucks has launched a food rescue initiative, FoodShare, to eventually be rolled out to around 1100 stores nationwide. Rather...
​When girls in the developed world experience menstruation, it's common for them to miss school or even drop out — from shame, from pain, from the taboo. When 12 high school students...
Spike Lee seized his moment on the Academy Awards stage Sunday night (Feb. 24) to mobilize viewers to vote in 2020. “Make the moral choice between love versus hate,” he said after winning...
Canadian rock band Arkells has teamed up with the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to launch a clothing drive for New Circles Community Services as part of this weekend's Feb. 16 concert date. The...
As social entrepreneurs as a trend take a business-like approach to solving the world's problems, the annual Heart Series conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 14-15 is set to talk doing good for...

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