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“Stop the Bieber” campaign raises $600 for Pakistan flood relief

High school students normally raise money for charities with bake sales or car washes. But, for a Lower Sackville NS high school they decided to do something different to raise money for the Canadian Red Cross Pakistan appeal: Justin Bieber music, an...

One tag = $1

After a summer of flooding, forest fires and tornadoes across western Canada, severe weather continues to wreak havoc with significant flooding in British Columbia’s coastal communities. Hundreds of people have been affected by the flooding, which...

“World Jazz for Haiti” CD launch party

  Last week, we told you about the “World Jazz for Haiti” CD – an initiative by Canadian jazz artists to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti earthquake appeal.  The CD had its official launch party with a capacity crowd at Hugh’s R...

Canadian jazz artists unite for Haiti

Following the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the jazz community in Toronto came together inspired to help make a difference through music. After several months of hard work, the World Jazz for Haiti CD is set to be released. The d...

Going bald for Pakistan!

Check out this fun video of Cal Martin, Heritage Presentation Specialist with Parks Canada in Cornwall, shaving his head to raise funds for Pakistan. "When I started my head shaving campaign for the Red Cross, I hoped for $500 in donations, bu...

Mobile giving the next best thing in fundraising?

You may have heard about a text-to-donate campaign by the Red Cross to raise urgently needed funds for Pakistan. All you need to do is text the word “RED CROSS” to 30333 to donate $5 to its relief efforts. Rogers Communications also launched a cam...

Disaster Dining – coming to a Walmart store near you

If you are a frequent follower of this blog, you know how much we like to talk about dining solutions for disaster situations. This month, the Canadian Red Cross along with select Walmart stores across Canada will be hosting disaster dining ch...

CD wants to bring hope to Haiti

Following the earthquake in Haiti, many groups of concerned individuals have started fundraising initiatives in support of Red Cross relief and recovery efforts. I want to introduce you to one of these projects: “Hope for Haiti CD”. The artist on ...

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