We came to a plateau with a little open field. Sitting in that field were 300 mothers holding their sick and malnourished children. It was just this overwhelming sight.
When the world’s youth asks for change, teachers are on the front lines trying to provide them with a quality education. We need to value the teachers in our society because if we don’t, we lose something bigger – hope.
Changing lives, creating futures. A group of dedicated individuals decided it’s time to give the people of Vellore City, South India a chance to live life outside the shadow of poverty.
Not everyone gets to see their boss rappel down a downtown high-rise. But, that’s exactly what the team at Calgary’s Strategic Group, one of the city’s largest commercial property owners and developers, was able to do in July.
In 2006, Baycrest teamed up with Scotiabank to begin an annual charity hockey tournament in Toronto. The tournament, called the Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am Tournament, raises funds to support Alzheimer’s research. It lasts three days and allows amateurs to play with and against a host of NHL pros.
Anney’s Closet is a “free store” that takes household items donated by downsizing seniors, friends of Soroptimists, and other donors and provides women and girls in transition with furnishings for their new homes. Girls and women who are referred to Anney’s Closet from advocates at over 20 partner social service agencies have the opportunity to select items from Anney’s Closet that will transform their new apartments into functional and comfortable homes.
How Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports has made dreams come true for Mark Ashkinadze, Stephen Chobaniuk, Nico Boffa and Erez Avramov .
A Life As A Human Interview: Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports (VASS) runs skiing and snowboarding programs for persons with a disability at Grouse, Seymour and Cypress Mountains, making the mountain experience accessible to all. We have been offering programs at Grouse Mountain since 1974 and our president , Anne Bethune , embodies the magic that we call VASS.
A Life As A Human Interview: Being in the midst of this place I get to go out and capture the incredible mixture of light and natural environment subject matter this place provides. I readily admit I am spoiled, with Banff National Park as my back yard, I just leave my house and walk, ski or ride into this wilderness in barely minutes!
A Life As A Human Interview: Project Village aims to support underprivileged women in Toronto using the love of bracelets, because being kind is always in fashion.