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Engaging in charitable initiatives at work can be a win for everyone involved. Consumers want to do business with companies that care and potential employees want to work with them. And by fundraising together for causes they care about, employees get to know each other better and become more invested in their workplace. One of […]

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“Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving.”  – Hank Rosso For many schools, fundraising is an important part of the teaching and learning experience. Fundraising not only helps schools raise money for supplies, extra-curricular activities and special events, it’s also an opportunity for them to reach beyond the classroom, contribute to […]

Charity Matters

Tech company Unbounce leads the way when it comes to optimizing marketing landing pages, but when the Vancouver company signed on to participate in TechPong, a sector-wide charitable ping pong match in support of Downtown Eastside charities, it had to add a new skill-set to its company’s in-house talent: fundraising. To send a player to […]

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Clara Hughes rode into Ottawa on July 1, after three months on “Clara’s Big Ride” for Bell Let’s Talk: a landmark national bike tour for mental health. Over the course of 110 days, she put in some gruelling work — biking 11,000 kilometres across the country. As if that wasn’t enough, Clara hosted more than […]

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Last week, I attended a Net Tuesday Meetup. The topic was “Using Video To Tell A Story.” Inspired by the ideas, I put together a short list of ways those on a shoestring budget can utilize video to share a story: 1. Create animated videos on PowerPoint.  Microsoft’s Corporate Citizenship Blog recently highlighted the animated video Trickle […]

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I recently got the chance to meet the Men’s Field Hockey team at UBC.  They, along with their Field Hockey teammates, are in the midst of raising money for The Big Push, on their Road To Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. Inspired by a sport I didn’t know much about (yet it’s the 5th most […]