Disaster Relief

In February, 2008, Neil Young — the man who penned the protest song “Ohio” and 2006’s anti-Bush album Living with War — told a media conference in Germany,...
Have you ever suddenly decided to volunteer at Christmas time at a shelter or food bank and been told they're fully booked?  Have you been asked to come down on Christmas Eve to serve...
Back in May, country-pop singer Taylor Swift donated a half a million dollars to the victims of the Tennessee flood. On her last birthday, December 13, she gave $250,000 dollars to various...
When executives with the Canadian branch of the Baskin Robbins ice cream parlour chain went looking for a cause to support, they followed their U.S. counterpart and chose firefighters, the very men...
It might be Global Medic’s quick-draw approach to disaster response that has led some to brand them as cowboys in the aid world. It could also be the piss and vinegar commitment its executive...
The Salvation Army has launched a Canadian campaign to raise money to buy 1000 tents for the survivors of last month’s earthquake in Haiti. Just drop into one of  thrift stores and make a...
Tammy Babcock already had a trip planned to Haiti this month in anticipation of her latest humanitarian trip to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. That was before the 7.0-magnitude...
Many of you are donating to the relief efforts in Haiti and will likely go with the Canadian Red Cross Society, but to avoid being scammed by sound-alike charity names and smaller local initiatives...

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