Poverty

“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,...
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...
Members of Broken Social Scene, Great Big Sea and Bedouin Soundclash are among the musicians teaming up against members of the media for a charity soccer match at Toronto’s BMO Field June 20 as...
Sylvia Allen has taken her expertise in sponsorship and public relations as head of New Jersey’s Allen Consulting to spearhead Sylvia’s Children Inc., a non-profit created to help the...
Drake is already doing good things with the money that has come his way since becoming one of the fastest rising hip hop artists in the music world by helping out the poverty-stricken Cassava Piece...
The professional curling season will draw to a close this week with the World Curling Tour’s Players Championship, and folks who support the fight against hunger should be cheering the rink...
Abbas Jahangiri permits himself a wry smile as he recalls his startling switch from Toronto-based entrepreneur to philanthropist maintaining an almost inhuman schedule performing humanitarian works...
Jason Derülo, the rising U.S. pop artist whose “Whatcha Say” single has sold more than 4 million copies and received 30 million plays on his MySpace page — his album isn’...
The Peace Dove necklace is quite literally the bomb. Each one is handmade out of bombshell casings from Cambodia and sell for $45 through Ten Thousand Villages (www.tenthousandvillages.com). The...

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