Giving Ideas – People

May
12

There are lists and lists of things to get “Mom” for Mother’s Day but this story is truly the #1 greatest gift any Mom could ask for – her life. This is the story of a Mother’s life that was saved by love, hard work, hope and one big miracle. A few months ago I shared a story of a … READ MORE

April
11

Thursday, May 3, 2012

BC Breast Cancer Awareness Day is just around the corner and as a local Vancouverite I thought a little inspiration to give was due.

I could spout facts and figures about breast cancer, give you tips on how to do a self exam, 10 ways to volunteer or donate to support the research that will … READ MORE

February
9

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Video by Playing for Change

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and 365give has 10 inspiring ideas to help you give the perfect gift for love & social good.

1) The Chocoholic: Does the one you love have a chocolate fetish? Why not give chocolate that creates social change and gives back to the planet with your purchase: One … READ MORE

January
11

Supporting the homeless has been a passion of mine for years.

My philanthropic career got started a number of decades ago by working with the homeless in Toronto. My work has inspired me on so many levels to give back to the world. It helped me understand a side of life that I had not been exposed to growing up … READ MORE

December
19

‘Tis the season to give but not all of us have the means to make cash donations to our favourite charities. What if instead of giving cash you did one “good deed” every day between now and Christmas. My friend Alex of @Good_Indeed on Twitter has done just that – committed to one good deed every day for 365 … READ MORE

December
5

Do you have a long gift list this year? Why not buy gifts that will truly make a difference? 

Buy one, give one companies are a great way to make your holiday shopping count. Every time you make a purchase you give to the people on your holiday list and a person in need. It is the hottest new business … READ MORE

November
27

I received a tweet from a great philanthropic friend by the name of Carlos Garcia today. Carlo also completed 365 days of giving – he is Living Philanthropic. Carlo`s tweet asked me to share some news – it was titled Cyber Giving Monday. Read Carlo`s post and consider giving today and be part of the new philanthropy that is sweeping

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