Homeless

Musician Tom Waits and photographer Michael O’Brien have teamed up for a hard cover book called Hard Ground, hoping to bring to light the hardships and realities facing the homeless, and...
“Six months down and approximately another 4 ½ years to go,” is how Travis Talbot ended an email exchange with Samaritanmag recently. The 39-year-old Calgary native gave up his...
Wintry weather has arrived across Canada and, while many homeless people may choose to take refuge in shelters to escape the cold and eat a warm meal, animals on the street can’t make those...
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...
In a new television series, Build It Forward, hosted by country singer Paul Brandt, seven families at risk of becoming homeless will each receive a new home and have the opportunity to build a...
Pet Fun Fest and Adopt A Pet-a-thon is a unique indoor event being held at Toronto’s Downsview Park, February 13 and 14 at Studio 3 (40 Carl Hall Road) that includes guest speakers, seminars,...
Build-A-Bear Workshop, the North American make your own stuffed animal retail mall chain, is looking for the next crop of Huggable Heroes. The company’s 7th annual search recognizes and rewards...
The 2nd annual Canada’s Top Teen Philanthropist search, created by financial company Mackenzie Investments, has awarded Sophia Gran-Ruaz with a $5,000 donation to the charity of her choice and...

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