Stephen Post has written an inspiring guest post today about Giving and how giving makes us feel great and the science behind feeling good when we give. Fascinating stuff and a video is included.… READ MORE
The Globe & Mail newspaper has been running a series on giving over the last few weeks. It’s an excellent series worth reading. One of the interesting catch phrases they have used is “The New Philanthropy.” After giving back everyday for 365 days I can tell you that be a philanthropist is no longer just the rich giving large sums … READ MORE
We all have times in our life when we go looking for happiness.
We want that magic pill that will suddenly make the world light up in front of our eyes.
Some think its money that will bring happiness: The ability to buy happiness in the form of a new pair of shoes, a new house or maybe a … READ MORE
Do you have a passion for a specific cause?
Maybe it’s hunger, homlessness, child abuse, animal rescue, disaster relief or our planet. If you want to really turn your passion into a lifetime commitment- volunteer.
Day 339: Give 339
I recently came across a site call Go.Eat.Give. This site takes all three of my passions and ties them into one great site. Travel, food and philanthropy – I had to read more.
When I woke up this morning I was embarrassed to say I was from Vancouver. The world watched local Vancouverites ripped apart our downtown like a bunch of animals. I stood at my living room window last night in disbelief as I saw the smoke rising above the skyscrapers. Not Vancouver. Anywhere but Vancouver.
Then a ray of light started … READ MORE
For every not-for-profit organization or social cause awareness is half the battle. My give today is jumping an the bandwagon for Hunger Awareness Day. Hunger is an issue all over the world even in Canada. Quoted from the Hunger Awareness Day site:
“This year Canadians are being invited to make a change – big or small – that can … READ MORE