Poverty

If you find yourself in the charitable spirit during the holidays, you can give the gift of sustainability. From now until the end of the year, Ten Thousand Villages — the oldest and largest...
For the first time, a group of current and former Covenant House residents will be joining the 4th annual Covenant House Step Up for Street Kids 5K walk. The youth/alumni team will...
From NASCAR drivers to NHL players and tons of musicians, Vancouver fashion designer and philanthropist Treana Peake has been able to gather hundreds of signed items to auction off for her ...
As the founder and executive director of War Child Canada and War Child U.S.A., the non-profit organization that helps raise awareness and support of war affected children globally...
Carbon for Water is the name of both a life-changing program in Kenya and a 21-minute film about the project that was shown at Toronto’s Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival on...
It’s ice cream time!  One is high in calories; one is zero. Take your pick. Both will raise money for Save The Children Canada.  Appliance brand Frigidaire has pledged to donate...
Rock fans raised more than 700 winter clothing items for Montreal’s homeless on Feb. 25, including 259 shirts, 90 sweaters and 107 pants. Everything collected at the third annual Blankfest...
Kings of Leon, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Jeff Buckley, Beyonce, Foo Fighters, P!nk, Sting, John Mayer, Bob Dylan and Australia’s own Keith Urban, Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Hoodoo Gurus 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...
In February, 2008, Neil Young — the man who penned the protest song “Ohio” and 2006’s anti-Bush album Living with War — told a media conference in Germany,...

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