Homeless

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...
For a long time, the Canadian music industry’s charity of choice, MusiCounts, operated by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) which puts on the annual Juno Awards, has...
Sheliza Kassam has an entrepreneurial and philanthropic spirit. The effusive 16-year-old has established her own non-profit to throw birthday parties for kids living in shelters who would otherwise...
Classified, the Juno Award-winning hip hop artist whose “Inner Ninja” hit has been released internationally by Atlantic Records, has the kind of persona that resonates with kids. The 35-...
Adam Saleh, Sheikh Akbar and Abdullah Ghuman are three Brooklyn, NY-born best friends who run a vlog on YouTube called TrueStoryASA. Watch any one of their weekly videos, which averages 20 to 25,000...
Nineteen-year-old Albertan country singer Tenille has been “playing it forward” for a number of years now, knowing there are many kids that don’t have it as good as she may. Her...
In his autobiography, Who I Am, The Who guitarist Pete Townshend addresses a multitude of issues he has struggled with throughout his 67 years from bullying to alcohol abuse to manic depressive...

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