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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 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 August 12, 2016

Not sure where you want to volunteer? Stories can help.

We are built for story. Our brains our wired to receive them, relate to them and use them to help guide our decision-making. Stories help us connect with the experiences of someone else. Think for a moment about how m... read on

Author: Lianne November 17, 2015

Non-Profits: What’s YOUR Story?

Here at SPARK we are all about story. Not just because it’s a ‘cool’ new way of connecting but because it works. And it has worked for thousands of years. As humans we are storytellers. We used story... read on

Author: Liz October 20, 2015

The SPARK Story About Story

There once was a group of SPARKY people that wanted to increase volunteering in Ontario. They got some funding from the nice government people to create a new online platform for volunteering because the nice governme... read on