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Spread the Word About Your Favourite Causes Using Crowdrise

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Are you passionate about a cause but can’t find the right organization to work with?  Or maybe you just want to help your favourite charity raise some money.  If so, you can stop looking elsewhere and create your own project pages with Crowdrise.  This innovative new website allows anyone to sign up and promote their favourite causes easily and efficiently.

By: Jaishree Narsih 1597 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with Volunteer Burnaby

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For nearly forty years, Volunteer Burnaby has been enriching the lives of volunteers and citizens building community through volunteering. It functions as a primary resource for volunteer involvement in Burnaby/New Westminster and the surrounding regions by providing services in four core competencies.

By: David Swanson 1950 reads | 0 comments
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Join Katimavik and spend 6 months volunteering in various communities across Canada!

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“Katimavik offers Canadian youth the opportunity to contribute to the sustainable development of communities across Canada through challenging volunteer service programs.” – Katimavik.org. Created in 1977, Katimavik is the brainchild of Montreal journalist and human rights activist, Jacques Hébert.

By: Flavia Kajoba 2390 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with the CNIB to Support those with Vision Loss

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Our eyes are what we depend on everyday for just about everything.  We would be lost without them.  But for some people this is the unfortunate reality that they have to live with on a daily basis.  This is why the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) has been established.Ever since 1918, the CNIB has been a wonderful source of support, information and hope for Canadians suffering with vision loss. 

By: Jaishree Narish 2204 reads | 0 comments
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A Stroll with Artistry

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Are you interested in volunteering with an organization that values artistic interpretation, creative thinking and local history? If you do, then Walking Home Yaletown Public Art (WHYPA) is the perfect opportunity for you to learn, analyze, and interact with your community.

By: David Swanson 1970 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with Beauty Night Society – Because Dignity is Beautiful

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Are you interested in volunteering with a charity that helps marginalized women, youth and children?  If so, then Beauty Night Society is the perfect choice.  This unique charity provides wellness, literacy, fitness, personal and leadership development programs for marginalized women so they can increase their self-esteem and make positive changes in their lives.

By: Jaishree Narish 1789 reads | 0 comments
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Fraser Health Focuses On Increasing Aboriginal Employee Base

Indigenous

Join our organization to help narrow the health gap between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal patients and residents by providing a better cultural fit within Fraser Health. 

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S-PEaking Out

Volunteering

Volunteerism takes on many forms. It can range from manual labor, to education and medicine. I personally find writing to be the most fulfilling type of volunteering. Not only do I sharpen my communication skills, I also help in promoting an important cause.

By: Jamal Saad 2249 reads | 0 comments
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Get involved with SFPIRG to maintain a just community

SFPIRG

On Friday, May 28th, I dropped into the SFPIRG (Simon Fraser Public Interest Group) office to chat with volunteer coordinator Emily Aspinwall about how students can help achieve the group’s goals of social and environmental justice.  The group’s activity- as with everywhere else at SFU- is quieter in the summer.

By: Jamal Saad 2887 reads | 0 comments
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Giving Children the Gift of Sight – ORBIS International

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On Saturday May 15th 2010, I attended the ORBIS Pull for Sight fundraising event at Vancouver International Airport.  At the event I saw men and women from various backgrounds and organizations come together in support of ORBIS International and the work they are doing to help eliminate preventable blindness in the developing world.

By: Flavia Kajoba 1950 reads | 0 comments
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