Child Welfare

This Christmas, why not buy a goat, a mango tree or a deep well for someone? At global non-profits, such as Plan Canada, World Vision, Oxfam, War Child and UNICEF, the charities offer what many of...
His art literally fetches millions; wonder what this guitar will bring? British painter, sculptor and installation artist Damien Hirst has put his colourful psychedelic “spin” on a...
Lukas Rossi, who has maintained a dedicated fan base since winning the TV talent search Rock Star: Supernova in 2006, charges $500 to have dinner with him, but it’s not a sneaky way...
Jacob Schwartz is a modern miracle. Most children afflicted with Canavan disease, a rare neurodegenerative ailment that shuts down their body muscle by muscle, rarely see their fifth birthday....
Scissor Sisters multi-instrumentalist Babydaddy has been supporting The Gender and Sexuality Advocacy and Education Program at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., long...
It’s so simple it sounds almost trite, and yet it’s true: something as everyday as a bicycle can, in the right circumstances, actually change a life. That’s the take-away from a new...
Susanne Courtney is the kind of woman you pray to be seated next to on a long-haul flight.  Smart, charming, peripatetic, fluently bilingual in French and English and with a dossier that...
Sean Kingston, the “Beautiful Girls” hitmaker and co-star with Justin Bieber on the more recent “Eenie Meanie” single, is starting his own foundation. “We’re...
Toronto’s Planet in Focus International Environmental Film & Video Festival, now in its 11th year, runs October 13 to 17 and will screen 90 feature films, documentaries and short films...
Sylvia Allen has taken her expertise in sponsorship and public relations as head of New Jersey’s Allen Consulting to spearhead Sylvia’s Children Inc., a non-profit created to help the...

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