Poverty

Mission statements seldom come simpler than the one guiding the Whole Planet Foundation, which aims to alleviate poverty through microcredit — small loans extended to poor people — in...
Vocal quartet the Tenors (a.k.a. the Canadian Tenors) have performed marquee gigs across the globe, from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics to Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee at Windsor Castle, but...
Interviewing for a job is unnerving at the best of times, even for qualified candidates with snappy threads and resumes without timeline or experience gaps. For those re-entering the work force...
The average Toronto citizen probably couldn’t pick him out of a lineup. But to dozens of charitable organizations citywide and beyond, Arron Barberian is a superstar.  It’s not...
For every date on his current North American tour, musician Owl City is rocking the ‘red kettle’ for the Salvation Army. The “Fireflies” and “Good Time”...
Who says accountants can't rock 'n’ roll? The profession is often stereotyped as being quintessentially dull and boring, but that certainly wasn't in evidence at Noble Street...
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...
When he's not touring the world or recording albums that continue to influence generations of younger musicians, Rush singer and bassist Geddy Lee supports a grape cause. A wine-loving...
Former child soldier Emmanuel Jal, now an internationally renown musician and peace activist, is hoping the worldwide peace rallies taking place the past couple of days at Sudanese Embassies and...

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