Beyonce partners with Goodwill® to Transform Lives ROCKVILLE, Md., April 15, 2013 /CNW/ – Goodwill Industries International is pleased to announce that Beyonce Knowles-Carter will lend her voice to help raise awareness about Goodwill’s mission of transforming lives through the power of work. The announcement comes just as Beyonce gets ready to kick off The [...]
Canadian Women’s Foundation launches its annual campaign to end violence against women with support from Winners, HomeSense and Rogers Media TORONTO, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ – The Canadian Women’s Foundation has launched its 9th annual campaign to end violence against women. Conducted in partnership with Winners, HomeSense and Rogers Media, the initiative raises funds to [...]
TORONTO, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ – As the largest non-governmental provider of direct social services in Canada, The Salvation Army is deeply concerned about the devastating impact a new downtown casino would have on Toronto’s most vulnerable people. The Salvation Army does not support economic development through gambling and we believe the community and especially [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: Poverty is a global issue. Earlier this month several Toronto notables including Kristyn Wong-Tam went a week with only a $6.65 daily food budget. What if that budget was further reduced to a mere $1.75? Is it possible to have enough to eat and stay healthy? That is the challenge of 2013 Live [...]
TORONTO, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ – Did you know that April is also known Earth Month? Every year, over 180 countries – including Canada – celebrate Earth Day on April 22, but celebrations take place throughout the whole month. So what does Kids Help Phone have to do with Earth Day? This annual event is [...]
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 10, 2013) – Last year, the Ontario government passed historic anti-bullying legislation, but the issue of bullying, and its traumatic consequences, remains a daily concern in the lives of too many people. The impact is often most targeted and most severe for LGBTQ youth (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning). “Legal change [...]
Millions Around the World Unite to Bring Global Awareness to Children’s Health and Education by Going Without Shoes LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ – On Tuesday, April 16, TOMS will ask the world to go without shoes for its anticipated annual One Day Without Shoes event. This is the day each year that TOMS [...]
Kids get to “Feel Like a Pro” and spend the day with former Toronto Maple Leafs goalie, Curtis Joseph, Nashville Predator, Rich Clune and other hockey pros TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ – More than 200 kids will lace up and spend the day with Curtis Joseph, Rich Clune and other NHL stars to support [...]
MISSISSAUGA, On, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ – Students across the country will do the 30 Hour Famine this month, denying themselves something they hold dear to support life-changing projects around the world. The largest youth fundraiser in the world, the 30 Hour Famine, started in Canada more than 40 years ago and many students name [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: During the winter months there are more emergency shelter beds for those who live on the streets in Toronto. The Out of the Cold program adds at least 50 additional beds a night during the coldest months. That program ends as April arrives. Tonight is the last night of the Out of the [...]
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