Poverty

South Carolina rock band Islander, which contains two members that lost a family member in New York to COVID-19,  has covered R.E.M.’s “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It...
The cast behind the popular Canadian sitcom Schitt's Creek have asked their fans to help tackle food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis by supporting Food Banks Canada and Feeding America...
The Slaight Family Foundation, the philanthropic fund created by the Toronto-based broadcast media family, is donating $3 million to help bring food security to people in need during the COVID-19...
Celtic-punk band Dropkick Murphys’ The Claddagh Fund charity raised more than $60,000 for the Boston Resiliency Fund in connection with its “Streaming Up From Boston” live-streamed...
As the COVID-19 outbreak threatens the incomes of working Canadians, Western Canadian cable giant Shaw Communications has donated $1 million to Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC), which supports 13...
Slaight Music has donated $100,000 to Canada Performs, a short-term relief fund that pays Canadian performers artist fees for their online performances. The donation comes as the coronavirus...
With Canadians everywhere called on to help reduce community transmission of the novel coronavirus, municipal, provincial and federal levels of government are putting more resources towards...
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (DWB/MSF) knows how to operate when emergency and essential health care is hard to come by in a war or disaster zone. So, as the global spread of...
The Slaight Family Foundation, based in Toronto, is marking the approach of International Women’s Day (March 8) by donating $15 million to 15 international organizations working to improve...
For the filming of the music video for his latest single, “Intentions,” Justin Bieber visited Alexandria House, a Los Angeles homeless shelter helping economically poor women and...

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