We caught up with Little Crow to talk about charity, music, and why they have chosen to send their funds raised to GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre.
Over the last few months, CHIMP’s Research team has been conducting a series of donor interviews across Canada. Andrea Telfer, our Market Researcher and Strategist, talks us through some of the valuable insights you, our users, have been sharing with us, and the importance this work has on the future of charitable giving.
For the last two months, Vancouver’s music scene has been talking about charity in a big way. Music Heals, a charitable foundation in support of music therapy services across Canada, has been asking bands to battle it out to raise the most money, and win a spot on stage at Vancouver’s largest music festival, SKOOKUM. […]
Our very own Data Scientist, Colin Fraser, spoke to The Globe and Mail about his role here at CHIMP. We’ve picked a few highlights from the article to share in this post. Job: Data scientist The role: Use mathematical algorithms to utilize data for specific outcomes. These data sets and outcomes will vary depending on the organization […]
TechPong 4.0 was a huge success! A big thank you to our volunteers, our sponsors, our players, and everyone who showed up to cheer on the competition. And wow! Was competition ever fierce. Samsung and Microsoft faced off for the finals in Doubles. In the end, Fayyaz Khan-Lodi and Parul Khara from Microsoft walked away […]
We asked our team what they like most about working at CHIMP, and found that it’s all about making a difference in the world and the friends you make along the way. Here are our top 5 reasons to work at CHIMP: 1. #makeadifference How about the satisfaction of never having to question why you’re […]
Charity does so much for Canadians, from supporting those most in need, to preserving vulnerable ecosystems, to funding valuable research. But did you know that giving to charity with CHIMP can teach kids to become better athletes as well as model members of the community? That’s the goal of Play Better, a program that infuses […]
In honour of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight just a few of the many Vancouver women who are showing up and making positive change in their communities every day. Chandra Crawford runs Fast and Female, a nonprofit that seeks to inspire young female athletes to compete. The organization reaches out to young athletes […]
Every now and then we discover individuals doing amazing things for charity (check out Maya Farrel’s story on how she swam across Lake Ontario). We discovered another amazing group performing a similar feat for a great cause. Gould Lake Outdoor Education staff in Kingston, Ontario are paddling from their hometown to Ottawa, in what they […]
Earlier this summer, we saw this story of a young athlete’s attempt to swim 52 km across Lake Ontario for charity. When we discovered that the young philanthropist, Maya Farrell, is part of our Chimp community, we had to reach out and learn more about her remarkable experience. The inspiration behind the swim came from […]