Posts tagged ‘charity’

Why today is about Bell Canada, and not mental health

According to Bell Canada, today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. The company launched an initiative that donates to Canadian mental health programs each time you make…

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I’m Growing a Novembeard for Movember

Movember is the annual excuse to grow ridiculous facial hair masquerading as a charity event. As you no doubt know, it’s a month-long moustache-growing-thon where people…

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Charity: Water, Twestival and Jennifer Connelly

Today is the day of the (does it get a definite article?) Twestival, a kind of Twitter-powered meetup in over 175 cities around the world, in…

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Free Idea: Broken Sticks For a Cause

Since most NHL players switched to graphite sticks, there’s been a bit of a plague of broken sticks. Rarely do I watch a game where at…

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Pimping For Some Friends

I’m on the slow road to wellness (go away, neon phlegm, you’re needed elsewhere!). In the meantime, I wanted to mention a few good-cause projects that…

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The Desert Bus of Hope

Via Waxy, I read about a comedy troupe from Victoria, BC undertaking a rather unusual telethon. They’re playing Desert Bus, a hilarious anti-game that’s part of…

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Won’t Anybody Think of the Genitals?

Gillian asked me to mention that she will once again be participating in The Underwear Affair, a BC Cancer Foundation fundraiser for fighting those below-the-belt (prostate,…

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Faith, Hope, Charity and Fortress Malta

On June 10, 1940, Italy declared war on Britain. On the following morning, Italian bombers attacked Malta (then a British colony). Lonely Planet Malta picks up…

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