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Canada 150 is upon us, stirring up celebrations across the country, along with controversy. For some, it’s a time to recognize the achievements and progress of our country and rally around our shared beliefs and aspirations. While on the other hand, it’s a challenging time for Indigenous groups as Canada 150 represents a fraught past […]

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Chimp presents the Psychology of Giving from Chimp on Vimeo. We all know that giving to charity helps to improve the lives of the recipients. But what does it do for the donor? At a recent lunch-and-learn, Chimp staff learned how giving can boost your health and happiness from Dr. Elizabeth Dunn and Ashley Whillans, […]

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Traction on Demand is a software development and consulting company based in Burnaby, B.C., that specializes in Salesforce implementation. They’re so good at it, Chimp enlisted their services to help with our own Salesforce integration. Traction is also a model example of how to effectively integrate Chimp into a community giving program. Traction for Good […]

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Companies are starting to understand that corporate giving is not just a nice thing to do; corporate social giving benefits the community as well as the bottom line. During the 2015 holiday season, Chimp has launched the Gift Back program: companies can give a gift that allows employees, colleagues and customers to donate to any […]

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If you look up the word origin for the word ‘jewellery’ on Wikipedia, here’s what you’ll find:  derived from the word jewel, which was anglicized from the Old French “jouel“, and beyond that, to the Latin word “jocale“, meaning “plaything”  “Plaything” perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Pecas, a local jewellery brand started by Chimp’s visual designer Jen […]

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Moving into a new place often comes with housewarming gifts, but rarely does it come with a gift from the real estate development company that constructed your building — much less a charitable gift that empowers you to give back to your new community. Such was the case for the 177 new owners at Bosa […]

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It was its first time going to bat with employee giving, and Kent Employment Law scored a win. The Vancouver-based law firm turned its annual summer picnic and outing to a Vancouver Canadians baseball game into an opportunity to fundraise for three charities its staff wanted to support. And the results were game-changing. We spoke […]

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As a former youth pastor and Youth with a Mission (YWAM) team member, Landry McAllister had undertaken humanitarian work in more than two dozen countries around the world. So when he found himself working as a server and shift leader at Joey Restaurant in Vancouver’s Bentall Centre, the idea of doing a food-focused mission trip […]

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In the midst of one of the driest summers in the Canadian Prairies in 68 years of record keeping, water conservation has become a serious issue both here in Canada and around the world. California is four years into the worst drought it’s experienced in centuries, a “megadrought” that could last 30 years, according to […]