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Author: Liz December 5, 2016

SPARK Your Spirit of Giving This December

December 5 is International Volunteer Day! It’s a day that celebrates the impact volunteers make across the globe. Founded by United Nation... read on

Appears in: Impact, Volunteering
Author: Liz November 15, 2016

Toronto’s Liberty Village Cares Inaugural Terry Fox Run

Guest post by: Mike Connell “I’ve never really found myself attached to a particular charity,” says Jagger Long, the host and organizer of the inaugural Liberty Village Terry Fox Run. &ldqu... read on

Author: Liz November 7, 2016

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day approaches so we thought it worthwhile to take a moment and ask the question: How do you observe and pay your respects on November 11th and the days leading up to it?  Some don the poppy... read on

Appears in: Volunteering
Author: Liz October 21, 2016

Volunteers: Keeping the Terry Fox Run Going

Guest Post By: Mike Connell “I’m speechless about what these people will do for the [Terry Fox] organization,” says Martha McClew, Provincial Director, ... read on

Author: Liz October 7, 2016

#betheSPARK: A contest that shows you care

If you live in Ontario, October 3rd marked the start of our #betheSPARK contest on Twitter and Instagram! Capture you or your friends doing something good, something selfless—helping out a friend, a family membe... read on

Appears in: Impact, Volunteering
Author: Liz May 27, 2016

Finding the right fit

Organizations that regularly engage volunteers in their work know how important they are; in fact, some programs can’t run without them! The more critical your role as a volunteer, however, the more important th... read on

Author: Liz April 26, 2016

Helping youth find their SPARK

Youth are responsible for some of the most inspiring movements and ideas. They create social justice initiatives, lead successful fundraisers, and champion causes they feel passionate about. They’re not afraid t... read on

Author: Liz April 13, 2016

Volunteering and Belonging

Happy National Volunteer Week! This is the 13th year that Volunteer Canada has led a weeklong campaign to honour the amazing contributions volunteer... read on

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