In the month since the tragic image of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi’s body, washed up on a Turkish beach after his liferaft sank, brought greater awareness – and action – to the refugee crisis in Syria and other parts of the world, we’ve seen a steady influx of stories and images reinforcing the severity of the […]
To help you make the most of your donation, Chimp has picked four charities delivering effective care to refugees right now. On top of that, Vancouver BMW Ducati is generously matching every dollar you give up to $100 per donation. Give now Over the last few weeks, disturbing images of refugees crammed on makeshift boats, […]
Competition is heating up for Tech’s Got Talent, a Vancouver tech sector fundraising event co-hosted by Chimp and Plenty of Fish. Twenty tech companies have signed up to take their best talent out of the office and put them in the spotlight where they’ll lip synch their hearts out for a good cause. Each participating […]
It was the busiest Family Day so far at Science World — and the most charitable one! Over 5,700 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and children streamed into the galleries on February 9 to explore the Science of Giving through a special cause-focused scavenger hunt. And by making a donation to Science World’s new Wonder Gallery. […]
Meet Ben-E, the benevolent robot! He’s a bit of a goofy character. Sometimes he trips over his blue shoes or gets tangled up in his long, bendy arms. He’s also a bit of a science nerd and he really likes talking to kids. Well, he’s kind of a “kid” himself, what with him being less than […]
Did you know? Giving to charity produces the same effect in the brain as eating chocolate or going for a run Giving to others makes you happier and your life more meaningful People with strong social connections don’t get sick as often, heal faster and live longer Learn more: Want to Be Happier? Give More. […]
We’re excited to announce that Chimp is powering The Science of Giving, a special Family Day event at Science World at the TELUS World of Science in Vancouver. On February 9, join us in a celebration of family giving: Explore causes you care about: Whether it’s animals, the environment, health or education, everyone cares about […]
It’s that time of the year when we all aspire to shed bad habits and adopt healthier lifestyles. In fact, the most popular New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, with getting healthier following closely at number 5. But stats on the success rate of New Year’s resolutions are pretty bleak: while 45% of Americans […]
It was the best of times, it was, well, the best of times. In fact, 2014 for Chimp was filled to the brim with fun, growth, inspiration, and lots and lots of charitable giving. You helped us hit a major milestone this year — you’ve now given more than $50 million through Chimp, benefitting 3,970 […]
With your help, we reached a huge milestone this year!
We see proof daily that every charitable contribution really does add up. And today, especially, the maxim rings true.