In today’s world, and particularly online, it can be easy to get sucked into negativity and cynicism. So it’s always refreshing to come across inspirational campaigns, news and research that flip negativity on its head and inspire kindness and gratitude. These three inspirational videos do just that. What is Privilege? Well, it’s complicated, as evidenced […]
We at Chimp spend a lot of time online — reading, watching, sharing and always looking out for the latest information, research and inspiration on making giving part of everyday living. In the spirit of giving back, we’d like to share our best finds with you. Every couple of weeks, we’ll post our favourite, most […]
With recent changes to the Canadian Citizenship Act coming into effect under Bill C-24, the definition of citizenship has been in the news lately, along with questions about who’s entitled to it, and who can revoke it. It’s a conversation that has, unsurprisingly, provoked heated debated (even a lawsuit). But discussion about an issue many […]
Would you like to make a meaningful charitable gift before the year is up, but you’re not quite sure where to give? Every holiday season, charities, community groups and individuals blow us away with the creative and impactful campaigns they set up on Chimp. We wish we could highlight them all, but for the sake of […]
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.
At Tuesday’s Heart-Mind Summit the 14th Dalai Lama showed his humour by cracking jokes about his interpreter, the life of buddhist monks — and by balancing a towel on his head for the better part of the panel discussion. Most of his conversations with the four other panelists, however, took on a more serious tone, […]
There’s a common belief that giving money directly to someone in need is ineffective and generally not a “good way” to help the poor. The argument follows that the poor, for a variety of reasons (societal, health, addiction, and so on) are ineffective at managing their way out of poverty and as such charities are […]