How Do You Educate Students to Do Social Good

Do we really need to educate our children on how to do social good? Isn’t it more important they learn the basics like reading, math and science? The research has been clear. Teaching your children to give will have lasting benefits including:… READ MORE

The #1 Gift For Mother’s Day

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

One Match Needed to Save a Mother’s Life: Updated

This story speaks for itself. It has been written by a husband in desperate need to help his wife. It is your chance to possibly save a life and if not Erica’s than someone that is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Please consider donating today. Please post this on your Facebook page, tweet it or create your READ MORE

Dance, Run, Laugh, Cry and Love for Breast Cancer

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

Day 294: Founder of 365give Launches Early Detection Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital

Early Detection Centre Sunnybrook HospitalI have been on my first 365give hiatus for the past few days due to internet challenges but I am back and now have a list of “gives” I look forward to sharing with you this week. I may not have been able to write every day about my “gives” but I will still able to give every day. Today’s … READ MORE

Day 234:If You Donate to My Ride to Conquer Cancer I will Send you my Killer Beet Risotto Recipe!

173,800 new cases in Canada in 2010

76,200 died in 2010

2 out of 5 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime


My brother-in-law was one of those 76,200 people that died of cancer this year. So many of us have had someone in our lives taken to soon from this dreaded disease. My husband has decided to … READ MORE

Day 216: Great Mom’s that Give: Part 2 We aren’t all Sarah McLachlan

Yesterday, I started my special 5 part “Great Mom’s that Give” series in honour of Mother’s Day with super star Mother, Sarah McLachan. Not every mother is a rock star nor has the ability to set up a personal Foundation but it doesn’t mean we don’t all have the ability to do something in our busy lives. This next … READ MORE



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