Christmas Charity

Give To Charity All Year Long, Not Just Over Christmas

John Bromley | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Living
John Bromley

Sure, you might throw a few coins in the Salvation Army Christmas kettle at the mall, or write a cheque for the charity canvasser who comes knocking on your door, or send some canned goods to school with your kids for their annual fundraiser. But you probably do it without giving it a lot of thought, at least if you're like most of us.

LOOK: Where To Give This Christmas

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Christmas is a time for giving, but with so many places to choose from, where do you direct your generosity? Here's a guide to some campaigns and o...

The Shoebox Project Shines a Light on Ottawa's Best Side

Caroline Mulroney Lapham | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Impact
Caroline Mulroney Lapham

On any given day in Ottawa you can find the private sector focused on doing its thing, the decision makers on Parliament Hill locked in their latest battle, the media preoccupied with the news of the day and the lobbyists working away behind the scenes on their own interests. But as this holiday season approaches, an amazing thing is pulling all of the various players on and off the Hill together.

This Christmas We Were Given the Gift of a Child

Kathryne Grisim | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Kathryne Grisim

This Christmas was to have been extra special for us with the birth of our first grandchild last April. He/she would have been eight months old. I was with my son and his wife when the baby was lost to us all. But we got the news last week that our World Vision foster child who's name is Ankita. And so this Christmas, we have been given the gift of a child.

How The NHL Lockout Is Hurting This Charity This Christmas

CBC | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

With the NHL lockout carrying on through the holiday season, many Edmonton charities say the lack of hockey has meant less funding for their organizat...

Three Canadian Celebs Give the Greatest Gift

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

In the Christmas story, three wise men journeyed over great distances to bring gifts to a child. Meet three caring Canadian celebrities -- Colin Mochrie, Rick Campanelli and Tyler Medeiros -- who have dropped everything to travel overseas with World Vision Canada, using their fame to bring hope to millions of children around the world.

How I Ditched My Inner Christmas Scrooge

Nikki Thomas | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Impact
Nikki Thomas

As I got older, the so-called "Christmas Spirit" started to wane, and eventually disappeared altogether. I couldn't stand the sound of Christmas music, I hated fighting for parking spots at the mall, and anxiety over whether I had purchased appropriate gifts for friends and family became overwhelming. Surprisingly, I found that the "Christmas Spirit" was restored in me, from an entirely unexpected source.