PeopleCharity Matters

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 […]

How To

When Cocoa Nymph wanted was to host a live music and auction to benefit the Sarah McLachlan School of Music they reached out to Chimp to power the donations. And along the way they learned some fundraising + buzz building techniques that Nicole Stewart, of Nicole Stewart PR is generously are sharing with us now. […]

PeopleCharity Matters

Macaron Day: yes it’s a real thing! To celebrate, a local macaron company created an irresistible charitable campaign, with lots of sweet impact. So far, orders have raised more than $3,000 towards their $5,000 goal. We sat down with Kitchening‘s co-owner, Daniel Wintschel,  to learn more about Macaron Day, macarons and how they are using Chimp to […]

How To

Jeff Golby of the Charitable Impact Foundation follows up his previous post with some simple, real-world ideas on how you can become a better, more informed donor or fundraiser. It’s the second half of ” _ a-thon” season. Movember, Run for the Cure and other campaigns are gearing up for what will likely be a […]