Homeless

The homeless are likely not your first thought when you think of soccer players, but did you know that a Homeless World Cup of soccer takes place every year?  When the tournament kicks off in...
Stompin’ Tom and soccer? Did you hear that right? The late Canadian folk legend is famous for “The Hockey Song,” but the Second Annual Stompin' Tom Connors Memorial Concert at...
Canada’s youth support charity Kids Help Phone has just launched its newest free tool, which offers young people a discreet way to find help for depression, bullying, abuse, and other...
What good can come from a dangerous binge drinking game? The popularity of Neknominations, where people post videos with them chugging large amounts of alcohol on social media and daring friends to...
One of the Pope’s mobiles and rock ‘n’ roll robes was auditioned off for charity today, his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and leather jacket, raising close to a half-million dollars...
Virgin Mobile’s branding might be youthful, sexy and carefree but the corporate brass behind that image knows not everyone in North America is living the dream.  That explains why, of the...
When Rhode Island teen Nicholas Lowinger first visited a homeless shelter as a child of five, he noticed how few of the kids had shoes that fit well or even had shoes at all.  Now 15, the...
Zack Ginies’ second Pie Drive benefitting homeless youth at Covenant House sold out in just over an hour. The Toronto man will bake 80 pies in one week, Dec. 1 to 7, using his late grandmother...
Canadian musician Barney Bentall, onetime leader of 90s roots-rock combo the Legendary Hearts, known for such songs as "Something to Live For" and "Life Could Be Worse," has...
Christine Newman notices a positive difference in the kids and youth after they experience her program, Building Bands Canada. The 25-year-old created the Toronto-based non-profit to provide free...

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