Each month, we publish a newsletter that contains recent success stories, links to organizations that are making a difference around the world, and provides insight on how you too can help. Please check out our previous issues and subscribe here.
These stories and projects share a common theme: connection. Connecting with each other, connecting with nature, connecting across cultures and across borders.
What does "giving" mean to you?
November 28, 2019
There are many days, and many ways in which to give. Where will you be on #GivingTuesday?
If every Canadian did just a little bit more planning about how to put their donations to the best possible use, we could accomplish a lot more.
Advancing the Global Good: Which UN Goal Speaks to Your Heart?
September 26, 2019
Sometimes, determining how we can make a difference in the world can be overwhelming and disheartening. The simple structure of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's), allows us as individuals, businesses or organizations to choose the goal that is closest to our hearts, the one that is attainable.
The majority of us tend to be most passionate about causes that are familiar to us and are more affected by issues that are addressed within the support of a community of like-minded individuals. Successful organizations take these factors into account by reaching out as educators and encouraging networking and communication.
Social Enterprise: The Next Phase of Aid
July 12, 2019
As technological change and globalization increasingly widen the gap between the super-wealthy and the poorest people on our planet, new methods of empowering communities to build their own successful and sustainable futures through education and social entrepreneurship are taking hold.
It's the little things that make a difference.
June 11, 2019
"Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort." ~ Humphry Davy
At home and abroad, we are all one people.
May 13, 2019
In Europe, we visited parts of Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. We spoke to the locals, ate their delicious food and walked through amazing, centuries old architecture, realizing once again that people are the same all over the world, with similar needs, incentives, desires and feelings. ~ Ina
Investing in the Future
March 25, 2019
"Driven by a desire to effect change—but also to do more than simply throw money at social problems—the new philanthropists are in the business of doing good works. Call it impact investing, or maybe philanthrocapitalism. Either way, it’s changing how charity is delivered in B.C." ~ BCBusiness
Making a Difference While Making a Dollar
February 18, 2019
Triple bottom line: people, planet and profit; socially responsible investing; social business...what does all this really mean? How can you make an impact and a dollar by investing in the future of our planet and it's people?
A New Direction for GreenAngels
January 30, 2019
We are proud to announce that our new GreenAngels platform is up and running! We've created a growing database of organizations and companies who are making a difference in the world and who need your support.