October 9, 2010

Day 11: Saving the World One Scooter at a Time?

There is something about a child’s innocence that is remarkable some days. My son is not an exception to this rule. At 3, Nicolas is a great shopper. He has been coming […]
October 8, 2010

Day 10: Garbage Day

A beautiful word or thought that is not accompanied by corresponding acts is like a bright flower that bears no fruit. It would never produce an effect.  -The […]
October 7, 2010

Day 9: The Loan Shark!

I am doing my best to “fly by the seat of my pant”s on my GIVES every day. Today I was getting a little worried. My eyes were […]
October 6, 2010

Day 8: Fill the Cup

“There are 925 million undernourished people in the world today. That means one in  seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead […]
October 5, 2010

Day 7: Recycle for Education

There are so many companies doing so many great community initiatives. I like to think that more companies are giving back in some way to reflect their business than […]
October 4, 2010

Day 6: The Party Circuit

By the time your child turns 2 -or before- there is this expectation that the grand birthday parties begin. It could be a tradition in your family, a […]
October 3, 2010

Day 5: A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed

How many times have we thought about doing something really nice for a friend in need but just don’t have the time. Today’s GIVE is about finding the […]
October 2, 2010

Day 4: Changing the World One G&T at a Time

  Let me first be very clear. I am 41 years old and have been of legal drinking age for more years than I care to admit. So […]
October 1, 2010

Day 3: For Reading Addicts Only

When was the last time you were in your local Public Library? I’m in ours often, sometimes as much as twice a week. I use it […]
September 30, 2010

Day 2: Saving the Planet one Step at a Time

Day 2 Give 2 Today my GIVE is to the planet.Today my son and I will walk everywhere.Today we will help the planet with a few […]
September 29, 2010

Launch Day The Gift of Identity

  Today is the day. My first GIVE of 365 days of giving. I am somewhere between excited and terrified. My first GIVE to launch this journey is in […]
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 […]
September 25, 2010

The Power of Women

I am starting to understand what it means to be a writer. Finding those moments in your life that tie together and give you the inspiration […]
September 23, 2010

The Soul of Money

In less than a week my mission to change the world begins. I feel like I am in the process of retraining my brain. I look […]
September 18, 2010

What is a “GIVE”

My sister and I had an interesting conversation around the definition of a GIVE. She asked me the difference between a GIVE as I reference “throughout […]
September 17, 2010

The Future of Philanthropy

Katherine Fulton: You are the future of philanthropy | Video on TED.com. Philanthropy as defined by Wikipedia is “the effort or inclination to increase the well-being of mankind, […]
September 12, 2010

I Believe

I was running along the sea wall this morning. For those of you that are runners, you know the “zone” where you feel like anything is possible. I get my […]
September 10, 2010

Oh Canada

Canada Gives! In this week’s Globe & Mail there was an article which jumped out at me. “Canada Ranked Second-Most Charitable in the World”. Globe writer […]
September 3, 2010

Children of the World: Our Inspiration

365give is dedicated to a little boy I never met but will always love. Have you ever had something happen in your life that brought you to your knees in […]
September 2, 2010

The Fear Factor

Today is September 1, 2010 and I am just 28 days away from starting my new project “365give”. If you have read “My Story” or earlier […]
August 31, 2010

share your “giving” stories

What better way to get involved, than to share what you are doing to change the world one day at a time. Write it down and send […]