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The Black Family Foundation Establishes Research Fellowship at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 22, 2013 at 3:00 AM

Donation will fund Canada’s first research Fellowship for Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – The Black Family Foundation (BFF) has made a $1 million donation to establish The Black Family Vascular Surgery-Interventional Radiology Research Fellowship in support of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at University Health Network. The integrated Fellowship is the first of its kind in Canada, combining training in both Interventional Radiology (IR) and Vascular Surgery (VS). Read the rest of this entry »

T’is the Season to Care

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on December 13, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Canadians Encouraged to Take the Caregiving Challenge,

Demonstrate Which City is Most Caring Community in Canada

 

December 10, 2012 –  T’is the season to care, so why not do something nice for a caregiver in your life – and tell the rest of Canada about it?  The Canadian city with the most residents who share their do-good stories will be deemed the most caring community in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses Goal, Raises Record $20 Million

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on January 5, 2012 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – This Christmas, donors across Canada helped support The Salvation Army’s efforts to reduce poverty nationwide by donating more than $20 million to the annual Kettle Campaign. Funds raised in the nearly 2,000 kettles in stores, on street corners and online, will be used to support programs that help restore hope and dignity to more than 1.7 million each year throughout the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Walmart Canada Fill the Kettle Day a Resounding Success

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on December 23, 2011 at 5:23 PM

Generous Canadians donated more than $170,000 to The Salvation Army

TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2011 /CNW/ – On December 22, Walmart Canada hosted the second Walmart Fill the Kettle Day and individual Canadians responded by donating more than $170,000 to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in Walmart stores across the country. Walmart Canada matched with a corporate donation of $100,000, resulting in a total raised of more than $270,000. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Holidays from Dignitas International

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on December 19, 2011 at 10:10 AM

[TPS] – Retired TPS officer (and renowned landscape painter) lends talent to United Way drive, Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Headquarters, lobby‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 26, 2011 at 11:06 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Retired TPS officer (and renowned landscape painter) lends talent to United Way drive, Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Headquarters, lobby

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – 5:00 AM
Corporate Communications
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Final days for Canadians to double their donation to the Horn of Africa

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 17, 2011 at 10:39 AM

UNICEF racing against time to scale up famine relief for children and families

September 14, 2011 @ 06:20PM

TORONTO – Despite its slow build, the crisis in the Horn of Africa has reached a critical point with 750,000 people at risk of dying in the coming months – more than twice the number in July. UNICEF continues to scale up efforts to deliver life-saving aid across Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti, but it is a race against time. UNICEF is appealing to all Canadians for support during the final days of the government match for the Horn of Africa – an opportunity for the nation to double its impact to help children and families in need. Read the rest of this entry »

The Lighthouse of Montreal North to provide hundreds of meals a week

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 1, 2011 at 3:00 AM

The Lighthouse of Montreal North - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

April 30, 2011 @ 02:00PM

Montreal North – The official opening of the Lighthouse of Montreal North, a community restaurant and food bank, took place today in the presence of federal member of parliament Denis Coderre. Read the rest of this entry »

From Organizing People’s Homes to Organizing People’s Lives: The Sanctuary

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on January 2, 2011 at 7:00 AM

Photo Courtesy of The Sanctuary Website

“I’ve been good,” says Nada Thomson, Director of Development at The Sanctuary Mission. “It’s been an adjustment period. There is so much emotional stress everyday. So you’re better for it.”
The Santuary is a healthy or wealthy community that is embodied for the poor. It is open to all belief systems and all ethnic backgrounds. The community is made up of men and women from 25 to 55. Five hundred faces every week and annually in the thousands. Read the rest of this entry »

Be Wary of Charity Scams

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2010 at 9:41 AM

Sarina Adamo Writes about Charity Scams - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

SCAMMING CHARITIES
Online Piece #10
Sarina Adamo

The RCMP are warning all Canadians to be wary when donating to charities – they could be swindling you. Read the rest of this entry »

To Give or Not to Give

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on January 26, 2010 at 6:01 AM

Mikaya Heart Discusses Charity - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Mikaya Heart

As someone who has worked hard to make the world a better place, I have tried to share with others not so fortunate. One day I gave some money to a family who didn’t have enough to eat. The man of the family used the money to buy a gun and then threatened his wife with it. Was it my responsibility what he did with the money I gave him? I felt it was, and ever since then I’ve been very careful who I give to. Read the rest of this entry »

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