Child Welfare

Neil and Pegi Young’s Bridge School in Hillsborough, California, was a much-needed, one-of-a-kind school for children with severe speech and physical impairments when it opened in...
Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada can’t grant trips to the moon, but some 16,000 other wishes have been fulfilled in its 25-plus-year history. Its mandate is simple — kids aged...
In the video for her song “Sunflower,” from her 2009 debut album, Famous, country singer Stacey Zegers presents a poignant anti-bullying message. A victim herself of childhood...
In the music industry, he is the rapper/producer formerly known as Solitair and now goes by Silver, but outside music he’s known by his birthname Sheldon Pitt, the executive director of ...
Many people get behind causes and charities and musicians are often asked to become spokespeople, "ambassadors" or simply perform at a fundraising event when they reach even a modicum of...
Toronto’s Down With Webster has reached a point where the gold-selling band will start looking for a cause to put its name behind.  The seven-piece funky hip hop outfit has already done...
Two days after Duane Rutter played acoustic guitar for 48 hours to raise funds in honour of his mother, who died of cancer 10 years ago, and he was back at his day job. “I've...
TOMS, the American shoe line whose "one for one" policy is to donate one pair of new shoes to a child in need for each pair bought, has just launched its spring collection, inspired by late...
Beady Eye, the new band from former Oasis members, including frontman Liam Gallagher, is continuing its support of a charity that helps young people fight cancer. “We’re behind the...
A Canadian-made Carparelli guitar painted by famed British artist Damien Hirst sold for $146,730 (U.S.) at Christie's showroom in London, England, on February 17. All proceeds went to War Child U...

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