Homeless

The motivator for many philanthropic organizations is to provide a voice for otherwise invisible communities. But we can sometimes think of those communities as some type of “other;”...
Modern Family’s Rico Rodriguez is a kid with a big heart and compassion for others. At just 14, the teen actor who plays Manny Delgado on the hit television comedy started his own foundation...
The grating drill of jackhammers are threatening to overtake Samaritanmag’s conversation with Toronto-based writer and arts activist Jason Samilski, but the reason for the tools’ raucous...
Imagine if you could make the world a better place simply by taking off your clothes. The Swap Team’s Take Off Your Clothes, North America’s biggest clothing swap, is a movement...
Parting isn’t such sweet sorrow in the case of car brand Mini and advertising company Taxi Canada. Taxi’s downtown Toronto office has a Mini Cooper parked out front to much fanfare. No...
Ed Sheeran’s breakthrough hit, “The A Team,” was inspired by his volunteer work at Crisis, a U.K. charity for single homeless people and the 21-year-old made a public service...
Ace guitarist Slash rounded up Judd Nelson (The Breakfast Club, Suddenly Susan), Lovely Bones' AJ Michalka, True Blood's Kristin Bauer and more, to act in a music video to...
Sometimes bad guys make the best good guys. Career bad dude, Luis Guzman — who got his start as an actor when a casting director for Miami Vice asked him to “kill me with...
We see them everywhere, as commonplace in the holiday season as a Christmas tree, multi-coloured lights and people with their arms full of shopping bags — volunteer “bell-ringers...
“It’s about the homeless. Nothing more, nothing less.” That, in a nutshell, is the slogan and modus operandi behind Blank-Fest, a growing network of independent music festivals...

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