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Young country singer Tenille and her musical friends raised $225,000 at her annual Big Hearts For Big Kids fundraising concert in her hometown of Grande Prairie, Alta. on Valentine's Day....
Some in the animal rescue world have declared Feb. 23 National Cupcake Day. What is the tie-in, except leave out some cupcakes and dogs and cats will surely get their nose into them?  Well...
Toronto photographer Heather Pollock and police constable Jennifer “JJ” Nantais know each other from playing hockey together. Who would think that shooting pucks would lead to shooting...
When long-dormant bands reform, they are typically motivated by cash or nostalgia, not altruism. But when righteous reggae combo Fujahtive ascends the stage at Toronto’s Tattoo Queen West...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...
Martine Colette, founder and director of the Wildlife Waystation in the Angeles National Forest, just north of Los Angeles, California, can't remember a time in her life without animals. So much...
Award-winning music journalist and author Carrie Borzillo has come to a point in her life where she wants to be a little less “me me me,” as she tells Samaritanmag. The Los Angeles-based...
The homeless and vulnerably housed can use all the help they can get. So the opportunity to tap into multiple social services such as housing support, career counselling, library access and legal aid...
The homeless are likely not your first thought when you think of soccer players, but did you know that a Homeless World Cup of soccer takes place every year?  When the tournament kicks off in...
Humans aren’t the only ones who like a soft blanket under our butts.  The global Snuggles Project aims to place comforting, donated homemade blankets beneath animals in shelters awaiting...

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