365Give Challenge Stories

June
29

Angelique Kidjo shares her story of giving back to educate girls in AfricaI am honoured to be doing a guest post today from a remarkable women that is changing the part of the world she grew up in. It is the story of growing up in Africa as a young girl and the challenges faced  because you are born a girl.

My guest is Angelique Kidjo.

“Grammy Award–winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, READ MORE

June
8

Just one dollar donated can give back so much. Give $1.00 today

$1.00 Canadian

Have you got $1.00 to give? Just 1. It’s all it takes to change the world. What if I gave $1.00, you gave $1.00, your bother gave $1.00 and we kept passing it along? We tweeted it, Facebooked, even did a You Tube feature on just a $1.00 donation so that everyone in the world – when they … READ MORE

June
5

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This is part 3 of a 4 part series featuring children that are changing the world. Watch Harry’s video. No promises you won’t shed a tear but this is your chance to help Harry.

Day 249: Give 249

If you aren’t familiar with Kids Are Heroes you should be. I am thrilled I have been connected with them as … READ MORE

June
3

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Today I am starting a special series on some very special kids that deserve to be recognized. You have to watch this video. It amazes me every day how children are changing the world. They are finding it in their hearts (along with the support of their parents) to do something that really matters in the world. They are … READ MORE

May
31

Give a dollar and save some time

President's Choice Children's Charity Loonie

I often get asked if I plan my giving every week, or month. Most days I don’t have a plan at all. I try to find the things in my everyday life that give me the opportunity to give. Part of my mission with 365give is to help make people realize that the opportunity to … READ MORE

May
28

 

According to Canada’s current animal cruelty laws, animals are considered property and cannot suffer from violence and cruel acts. Almost all Canadians (95 percent) agree that animal pain and suffering should be limited as much as possible, but we still use animal cruelty legislation enacted in 1892″

A quote taken from the CARE2 Petition Site letter I received … READ MORE

May
25

Photo of Brooklyn by Karen Somers Photography

I have two dogs. Both were rescued from very different circumstances in different parts of Ontario but I found them both online through Petfinders. It gave me the opportunity to search online for a family pet that would be a great match for us. They have been in the business of pet … READ MORE