My favourite day of the year is almost here: World Give Day – May 4th, 2012. After completing my own personal giving journey for 365days I had the honour of meeting people from all over the world that are doing so much to give back in their own way. I was asked by the team at World Give Day … READ MORE
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
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
Do you know that song “Feeling Hot Hot Hot?” That is Toronto right now. I’m talking Canada. Since visiting here the temperature has only been rising. Today it felt like 40C and by tomorrow it will feel like 48C. Today I was running around trying to get some last minute work items completely in the downtown core and I found … READ MORE
The give today is in honour of my sister Karen Somers. Today is her birthday – Happy Birthday girlfriend! She lives in LA so I don’t always get the opportunity to celebrate with her. One of the things I love about my relationship with this sister ( I have 3!) is we do the girlie stuff together. … READ MORE
Have you ever seen or heard of the award winning documentary called A Small Act? It’s a story of a women that sponsored a child in Kenya. One day that child grew into a man and knocked on her door to tell her how her support changed his life. He is now changing children’s lives all over Africa. … READ MORE
How many homeless people or people begging for money have you walked past in your life? Or just the past week? How many times have you stopped with a coffee, sandwich, loose change or just a friendly hello?
Day 230: Give 230