Does Education & Altruism Work Together to Change the World?

The 365give Challenge launched 4 weeks ago at Pauline Johnson School in West Vancouver. The success continues as the students embrace their daily giving and create new ways to raise money for charity, complete acts of kindness, make donations to help the environment and so much more. … READ MORE

Day 193: Why Don’t They Have a Recycling Program for Cans in Mexico? Find Out!

I got this guest give today from Nicola Inwood – my sister. She has been living in Mexico for over 10 years. Life is different and one of the things I always notice in Mexico when we travel to visit is the garbage every where. Even in a small resort town like Playa Del Carmen where she lives people disregard … READ MORE

Day 109: Should You Just Hand Out Pesos?

Things have changed since the last time I was in Mexico. The locals who sold their beaded bracelets and necklaces to the “turista’s” (tourists) on the beach are no longer allowed to roam endlessly pushing their inventory. Occasionally, I saw today, a few of them on the streets until the local police come into range and they run in the … READ MORE

Day 107: Garbage Picking in Mexico

I am taking a quick break from my $10.00 give today as a GIVE came up I wanted to share.

I am vacationing in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico where my sister lives. It is a beautiful, hot vacation spot with long white beaches and lots of Mexican culture to enjoy. Music fills the air in the evenings and the hot … READ MORE

Day 106: $10 provides 20 Meals to the Hungry

Today is day 5 of 10 GIVES that with a $10 donation can change the world.

We don’t often think about a need for food here in our own country. I am in a country (Mexico) right now where the living conditions and wealth are obviously very different than in Canada. People live very simply, without the luxuries and abundance … READ MORE

GIVE 96: Chip Up

Did you know that approximately 30 – 35 million Christmas Trees are sold in North America every year.  I love a real tree as much as the next person but I also have a certain amount of guilt that goes along with it. There was one thing I can do at the end of the holiday season and that  is

READ MORE

Day 23:For Women Only! Changing the World 1 Biodegradable Tampon at a Time.

This is truly a “Stumble Upon” giving moment. I know the world is changing for the better when the brand “Tampax” is going biodegradable. Today I was able to buy – on sale – a biodegradable tampon made by Procter & Gamble.

Give 23 / Day 23

Yesterday, GIVE 22 used my purchasing power to … READ MORE



Archives by Month:


Archives by Subject:


Archives by Year:

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010