Pfister Needs Your Help to Help “Rebuilding Together” #PfisterHop

Do you want to support a good cause? Did you know that April is Rebuilding Month? Rebuilding Together is a nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs, modifications and improvements for America’s low-income homeowners. Pfister has teamed up with Rebuilding Together and for the month of April, they will donate one dollar worth of product for each new “Like” on the Pfister Facebook page received during the month of April. I also encourage you to visit Friends of Pfister to join the effort for Rebuilding Together. If you are not a blogger, but you would like to support this campaign, please … Continue reading

@KinderCanada Shares Miracle Kid Stories and Helps to Bring Joy to Children Across the Country this Easter!

This coming Easter, KINDER® Canada has partnered up with Children’s Miracle Network in ‘A Joy to Share’ Campaign to bring joy to children across Canada who are in need.When I was in University, one of my Practicum Placements was in a hospital on the Paediatric Floor. This was quite a learning and eye opening experience for me. It was so incredible to see that some of the smallest gestures helped those children and families more than you could ever begin to imagine. Being in a hospital is a very overwhelming and often scary experience for a child. Anything that can … Continue reading

A Fun Way to Help Raise Money for Breakfast for Learning

This is a guest post submitted by Egg Farmers of Ontario and Beatrice Bastedo. Easter long weekend is right around the corner – A holiday, all about having fun with the family, and packed with opportunities for getting crafty with your kids. Egg Farmers of Ontario want to help you get crafty and give back. They have teamed up with Breakfast for Learning to launch a new online contest called the ‘Eggs-Factor.’ It’s an innovative online egg design contest where you get to let the creativity flow through the mouse and onto the screen.How does the ‘Eggs-Factor’ help you and … Continue reading

National Breakfast Day with Kelloggs #shareyourbreakfast

Did you know that Thursday March 8th is National Breakfast Day and Kellogg’s has partnered with Breakfast Clubs of Canada and Breakfast for Learning to launch the Share Your Breakfast program to encourage Canadians to help children who might otherwise go without. Did you also know that: Studies show that breakfast can help kids boost their academic performance – improving behavior, reducing absences and tardiness and increasing focus and physical performance. In Canada – 1 in 10 children live in poverty and are at risk of starting their day on an empty stomach (Information provided by Kelloggs Canada.) Throughout the … Continue reading

Do you Accept this KIND Mission?

Kind Snacks challenges their KIND community to carry out a specific KINDING Mission on the first Tuesday of the month (a.k.a. KIND Tuesday). If enough people sign up to complete that month’s KINDING Mission, they carry out a BIG KIND Act for the world.This month, you can join actresses and moms Tiffani Thiessen and Elisabeth Röhm to accept the KINDING Mission and help provide relief to new parents in need. On KIND Tuesday, March 6th (or ANY time before midnight on March 6th), Tiffani and Elisabeth invite you to lend a helping hand to a parent. This could mean anything … Continue reading

Two Little Girls and Their Very Big Gift

This Guest Post has been written and submitted by Wendy (also known as @mapsgirl). I can’t thank MTM enough for wanting me to share my girls’ story with you! For the last 9 months, my daughter, Rachel, has been growing her hair so that it will be long enough to donate.In May 2011, I suggested to Rachel that we cut her hair. She wanted to be more independent and shorter hair is easier to take care of. Rachel’s reply was — “I want to cut if for cancer.” I stopped in my tracks. Paused. And the only thing I could … Continue reading

Oliver’s Garden Project – Helping Hungry Children

This post is a guest post written by Stacey Allen-Cillis, Oliver’s Mom We are not only growing vegetables, we are growing adults.Oliver’s Garden Project is a children’s based initiative, growing organic vegetables in your backyard, selling the excess and sending the profits to local youth charities.Oliver’s Garden Project was started because at the time our 6 year old son wanted to help kids that may not have what they need, e.g. food or clothes. Oliver and I were driving and he spotted 2 young boys digging through some blue bins. He asked me why they would be doing that. I … Continue reading

Becel Heart & Stroke 2012 Ride For Heart

You may or may not have read that on Mondays, I will be blogging for the Heart and Stroke Foundation while I take a journey to get healthier. I wanted to share with you another amazing journey that some of you might be interested in joining: Ride for Heart. By raising funds for the Ride for Heart event, you are helping to raise money towards world-class research helping Canadians live longer, fuller lives. I encourage you to register for the Ride before March 1, 2012. If you do, not only will you receive fundraising incentives, you’ll also receive a FREE … Continue reading

Holiday Helpers: A Charitable Giving Organization in the GTA

What is Holiday Helpers?Holiday Helpers is a charitable, non-profit organization that runs out of Toronto. They help low income families by providing them with a Christmas Package during the Holiday Season. What is in the Christmas Package?Included in the Christmas Package is An artificial Christmas tree with all the trimmings, including lights, decorations and a tree topper A gift certificate to a local grocery store for a warm meal Personalized gifts from the families wish list, including warm jackets, clothing, household items and toys What Can I Do To Get Involved?Holiday Helpers runs purely on volunteers. So, if you are … Continue reading

Buy Gifts this Holiday and Help

This Guest Post has been written and submitted by Judy Brunton from I am an avid fundraiser for Easter Seals Ontario and over the past 3 of 6 years attending their annual fundraiser have raised the most. In May 2011, I raised just over $5,000 and am hoping to raise $6,000 for the May 2012 walk-a-thon. The walk-a-thon is held in Newmarket the last Sunday of every May and has been held there for the past 35 years. This is my healthy addiction, I’m always coming up with more ideas to raise funds for this wonderful organization. I currently … Continue reading