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Giving Back Is Just Good Business

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The evolution -- we might even say revolution -- taking place in the field of corporate social responsibility has been fascinating to behold. For the best companies, making your employees recycle, and cutting a big cheque once a year to some lucky charity, is no longer good enough. They're making "giving back" an integral part of doing business.

When You Donate Food, Don't Just Give the Cans You Can't Stomach

Darlena Cunha | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Impact
Darlena Cunha

It's important to be mindful when you give. Next time you attend a function where people ask for a donation for charity don't reach for the minute rice or the wax beans that you know you're not going to eat -- reach for your favourite tin of soup, or a jug of real juice or some healthy pasta, and consider how much MORE receiving that kind of generosity will mean to someone who does need the help.

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.

It's National Philanthropy Day, Canada!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada Impact

A day to recognize the philanthropic achievements of volunteers, fundraisers, charities and organizations? How Canadian. And now, it's official: C...

Joshua Ostroff

Nelly Furtado's Million-Dollar Donation Is Going To The Girls

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada Impact

When Nelly Furtado showed up at Toronto’s We Day 2011 youth rally, the 20,000 teenage activists in attendance likely expected some songs and maybe a...

You Have Permission to Make a Difference, Here's How

Erin Giles | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Impact
Erin Giles

It's truly inspiring to witness the many philanthropists and social entrepreneurs creating change in the world. Many of us dream of such a thing but wouldn't know where to start and may not even feel deserving of doing such a thing. As Founder of End Sex Trafficking Day, I am only one example of how one voice and one idea can make a difference in the world. Your passion can lead you to do big things, here is how...