Give one year of clean water to a person in Kenya with BRITA

Sometimes thinking about how we can make a big difference in places in the world like Kenya can seem nearly impossible. The thing is, the small everyday things we do and choices we make can have just as much of a positive impact. The past few years my girls and I have tried to do […]

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OMD fleece pullovers support moms in the community battling Cancer

A few weeks ago I was asked to take part in a community photo shoot with Modern Fort to help bring awareness to a campaign that’s very close to my heart. The OMD campaign in the third year is giving back directly to those battling cancer (who are nominated by the community) with random acts of kindness, experiences, […]

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Give a girl a positive mentor this Giving Tuesday!

The spirit of giving, that’s what the holiday season is all about. This Giving Tuesday, why not give a girl a positive Big Sister mentor? It’s proven. The impacts of mentoring last a lifetime. From improvements in school performance and higher career achievements to stronger relationships and increased self-esteem, mentoring changes lives. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is committed to […]

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Support the Children’s Wish Foundation at The Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash

Last year, our family hit up our local thrift shop to buy  knitwear so we could make ugly Christmas sweaters. When we got home, we decorated the sweaters as ugly and tacky  as we possibly could for the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash . We used a glue gun, tinsel, bows, red and green pom poms and […]

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Flowmotion Entertainment partners up with Backpack Buddies to help feed hungry children all year-long.

Ryan Yada and Dario Pavan, Co-pilots of Flowmotion Entertainment make super fun mobile games that help feed hungry children. The company started 2 years ago here in Vancouver B.C . Since its conception they have produced over 500 games, and attracted over 5 million downloads on the Apple App store and Google Play store. Currently their top […]

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Modern Fort & Ruben’s Shoes creating awareness through local education

I’m always looking for ways I can educate my children on local and global issues surrounding poverty, lack of education, and homelessness. I want to get them involved in community causes because I truly believe this teaches them social responsibility and most importantly it broadens their knowledge and overall awareness. This knowledge, in turn, increases […]

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#Hashtaglunchbag Vancouver- November 30th

Join us November 30th for our next #Hashtaglunchbag Vancouver! We will be assembling lunches at The Electric Owl on 926 Main Street at 12pm and distributing them on the Down Town East Side  at 1pm. We are  asking volunteers to bring a $10 dollar donation to help with food costs as well as any used […]

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