May 1, 2012

World Give Day: How Small Gives Change the World

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 […]
January 11, 2012

Homeless Teenager Inspires Millions

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. […]
September 16, 2011

Day 339: Volunteering Turns Your Passion into Commitment

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 […]
July 21, 2011

Day 293: It’s Easy to Give When It’s Hot Hot Hot!

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 […]
June 26, 2011

Day 270: Give a Key, Help the Homeless and Pay it Forward

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Tmj7EJdzY&feature The give today is in honour of my sister Karen Somers. Today is her birthday – Happy Birthday girlfriend! She lives in LA so I […]
June 25, 2011

Day 269: A Give that Gave Back: Uganda Street Kids Get A Bed

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH3ZQTMQz0M&feature 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 […]
May 17, 2011

Day 230: An Apple a Day… Keeps the Homeless and Hungry Happy

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 […]
October 16, 2010

Day 18: The Ripple Effect

If you are able to pin me down at any moment during the day, I am running between a number of different jobs. I am full time stay at […]
October 14, 2010

Day 16: Socks Anyone?

This GIVE is a team GIVE inspired and supported by my dear friend Mark. Thank you Mark for being so generous – this is your GIVE […]
October 13, 2010

Day 15: Ask and You Shall Receive

Ask and you shall receive! If you really put the energy out an opportunity will arise for you. If you really want to GIVE you will […]
September 28, 2010

Ethical Giving

What a great name – Ethical Giving. There is a name for everything to do with giving now. What is Ethical Giving and how can you incorporate it […]