March 16, 2011

Day 168: Run for Women / Run for Fun

Today my give landed right into my mailbox. My brother, sister-in-law and their two kids are participating in a fund-raising effort and I wanted to help. Day 168 […]
March 15, 2011

Day 167:An Easy Solution to the Laundry Dilemma

I have never done as much laundry as I have since having a child! I think we go through two changes of cloths a day just for him […]
March 13, 2011

Day 165: The Starbucks Surprise

I don’t need to say anything before this give. It was sent to me from a dear friend with a huge heart. Enjoy this give and keep it […]
March 11, 2011

Day 163: The Birthday Give

Do you have any siblings? I do, many in fact – 3 sisters and two brothers. It took two marriages to mix us all together. I have learned […]
March 10, 2011

Day 162: Craiglist Changes the World with Craigconnects

You have to love Twitter for the rate in which you can find news. I got some fast breaking news about a person that has changed […]
March 9, 2011

Day 161: Dignity Is Beautiful

In honour of International Women’s Day I asked Beauty Night, a local Vancouver not-for-profit organization, to do a guest post on something that is very important to […]
March 7, 2011

Day 159: Top 5 Ways to save Money and the Planet

My give today just keeps on talking. My family still uses a land line. I know a bit old fashion but we still need one for business and pleasure at […]
March 5, 2011

Day 157: Pure Bliss: Ice-cream Does Good!

Who knew that ice-cream could be so good and do so much good at the same time? This GIVE was pure fluke. My son asked if […]
March 4, 2011

Day 156: Investors! It’s Time to Invest in the World

It’s Kiva time! If you are not familiar with Kiva their mission is connecting people through lending to alleviate poverty. The concept is that you loan money to support […]
March 1, 2011

Day 154: 365give’s Top 5 Ways to Become a Corporate Philanthropist

Happy Corporate Philanthropy Day! For the past 15 years I have been helping companies become more involved in giving. There is now a day dedicated to […]
February 26, 2011

Day 151: How to Change the World with a Bath!

I love my volunteer job. I can do it on my own time, when I choose and if I can fit it into my schedule. I […]
February 25, 2011

Day 150: It’s Garbage Day! What a Mess!

Today’s GIVE hit me on the street at 7 am this morning. I could have walked around it or over it but I decided to stop […]
February 23, 2011

Day 148: One Last Random Act of Kindness

This isn’t really 365give’s last Random Act of Kindness but I did want to post one I got from a reader this past week. I loved the idea so much […]
February 22, 2011

Day 147: How a Kiva Gift Card Can Make You Feel

Over Christmas I gave my nephews (ages 15 & 12) Kiva gift cards as part of their holiday gift. If you aren’t familiar with Kiva this organization […]
February 17, 2011

Day 142: Random Acts of Kindness Day 4: Healthy Surprise!

The first thing I have been doing every morning this week is opening up the Random Act of Kindness site, before Twitter, Facebook or one of […]
February 17, 2011

Day 141: Challenge 3 of RAK Week! Door Please!

It is Day 3 of Random Acts of Kindness Week. They call it the “Extreme Kindness Challenge.” I call it “fun and easy”incorporating into your life […]
February 16, 2011

Day 140: How Do you Feel When You Smile at Everyone You Pass?

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Today is Day 2 of […]
February 12, 2011

Day 136: Stop the Corruption!

One of the people that have inspired me over the years is Bono. Rock star extraordinaire. All he had to do in his lifetime was make and play his music. His […]
February 9, 2011

Day 133: A Coffee A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

I decided to take Andrew Allen’s lead from his guest post on 365give last week and do a coffee GIVE. This is the easiest way to GIVE […]
February 7, 2011

Day 131 – It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

My husband wonders why I never have enough time in the day to sit down. It’s an easy answer for many Mothers with small children. Somewhere […]
February 1, 2011

Day 125: $1.00 to Change the World

Sometimes a plan just doesn’t come together. I was so excited going into this week of giving as I had a plan. I don’t normally have a “plan” […]