Charity MattersHow To

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. […]

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Studies have long shown that giving makes us feel good. Helping others raises our endorphin levels, reduces our stress, and actually promotes longevity. But although charity is the health equivalent of eating an apple a day, many people limit their charitable giving to special occasions — seasonal holidays or the annual fundraiser for their favourite […]

PeopleCharity Matters

Meet Nate. He’s really, really tall, loves spending time outdoors, and is the new Executive Director of ACTS (Africa Community Technical Services). For most of his life, Nate hasn’t had to worry about getting sick from drinking contaminated water. But that changed during a summer spent tree planting trip in Northern BC a few years […]

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Recently, I had the good fortune of participating in the Digital Storytelling Conference. And I was honoured when asked to facilitate the Charity Luncheon beforehand. There were so many great questions that came up over our sandwiches, that I wanted to share them here. More so, I wanted to harness the power of community to […]

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Recently, I had the good fortune of participating in the Digital Storytelling Conference. And I was honoured when asked to facilitate the Charity Luncheon beforehand. There were so many great questions that came up over our sandwiches, that I wanted to share them here. More so, I wanted to harness the power of community to […]

How To

Recently, I had the good fortune of participating in the Digital Storytelling Conference. And I was honoured when asked to facilitate the Charity Luncheon beforehand. There were so many great questions that came up over our sandwiches, that I wanted to share them here. More so, I wanted to harness the power of community to […]

How To

Recently, I had the good fortune of participating in the Digital Storytelling Conference. And I was honoured when asked to facilitate the Charity Luncheon beforehand. There were so many great questions that came up over our sandwiches, that I wanted to share them here. More so, I wanted to harness the power of community to […]

How To

Last week, I had the good fortune of participating in the Digital Storytelling Conference. And I was honoured when asked to facilitate the Charity Luncheon beforehand. There were so many great questions that came up over our sandwiches, that I wanted to share them here. More so, I wanted to harness the power of community […]

PeopleCharity Matters

We love many things here at Chimp. Obviously giving, charitable endeavours, bananas, coloured denim. Guess what else we love? Music! Amp that up even further? We love music/musicians that/who are using their musical gifts for purposes of do-goodery. Enter the Lion the Bear the Fox, who are working with Music Heals on a new initiative called the Bandwagon […]