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Author: Site Admin August 1, 2017

Dreaming Forward: Possible Futures for Volunteerism in Ontario

The landscape of volunteerism in Ontario is shifting. People are volunteering differently, new volunteer-seeking organizations are emerging and all over the voluntary sector is experimenting with technology. Drea... read on

Appears in: Volunteering
Author: Liz January 24, 2017

Celebrating Canada’s 150th: It’s Your Time to Shine

Canada150for150 is a volunteer challenge that asks Canadians to volunteer 150 hours this year in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. You may ask, “What kind of volunteering would I need to... read on

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