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.
A Life As A Human Interview: Conflict between people & wildlife over natural resources is rising all over the world and Africa is no exception. In places where people see few benefits and many disadvantages from living with wildlife, that wildlife stands little hope of surviving.
This brings us to the word ‘Passion’. We knew that to have a “Good Life” we needed to love what we did. We knew everything that we didn’t like so we set our sights on the outrageous or unique project that no one else would think of. It became our passion to care for animals and humans alike.
A Life As A Human Interview: Friends of National Parks Foundation (FNPF) is a local non-profit organization working to preserve Indonesia’s wildlife and habitats. The philosophy of FNPF is that we are all connected. They take a holistic, balanced and comprehensive approach that recognizes the inter-relatedness of human beings, animals and the environment.
A Life As A Human Interview: KATS is a charitable organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged kids in Victoria BC with the opportunity to learn the game of tennis as a means to foster physical, emotional and social well-being. We provide free equipment and lessons.