Samaritanmag

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

Alberta

Beyond a fat paycheque and fancy title, there are other very meaningful ways to measure career success. Things like doing work that advances your values, benefits others, and makes the world a better...
Young country singer Tenille and her musical friends raised $225,000 at her annual Big Hearts For Big Kids fundraising concert in her hometown of Grande Prairie, Alta. on Valentine's Day....
There are traditional summer camps filled with kayaking, swimming and marshmallow toasting. And then there is Camp fYrefly, where disenfranchised — sometimes even suicidal — lesbian, gay...
The music community is coming to the aid of 71-year-old revered guitarist Amos Garrett who lost everything when his house filled with seven feet of water during the Alberta floods in June. Repairs...
Few of us need encouragement to drink more coffee but it’s nice to know that, on one day at least, our collective java obsession can actually bring about real change for good. On June 5...
Canada’s East Coast music community will gather Sunday April 7 at an all-day benefit concert celebrating the memory of Matt Mays guitarist Jay Smith, with proceeds going to a trust fund for his...
If you’re a parent who is strapped by a limited income but still wishes you could spoil your children with various toys, an alternative solution might be closer than you think. Most family...
A little over two years ago, Calgary-based throat cancer survivor Heather Dougall was sitting on her couch watching TV when she came up with what she says “was the silliest idea she ever...
Even in an age of widespread and often impressive corporate social responsibility, the environmentally forward Red Leaf Project spearheaded by beer-maker Molson Canadian is striking in scope and...