Swept

The first thing I did after arriving home & sitting the baby on the floor was to sweep. I don’t often sweep. I swept the kitchen, the stairs, the entry way.  Then I looked in the garage at the crud accumulated by the cars throughout the winter, and I started...

Clean-up and Karma

SVP Kids and Families participated in the 42nd Annual Calgary Pathway and River Clean-up last weekend.  Our group spent the morning cleaning in the Edgemont area of Calgary.  Among some of our more interesting finds, including a baseball glove & ball, a $20.00...

How do you rate your charitable giving?

Edit The Muttart Foundation of Edmonton released their Talking About Charities report last year – it is the fourth survey in a series (previous surveys were in 2000, 2004, 2006).  Nearly 3,900 Canadians were surveyed on their thoughts around charities.   The...

For the love of people

Philanthropy. It’s a big word, but somebody’s got to do it. Or rather, lots of people are doing it everyday. Deriving from Ancient Greek, philanthropy literally means “to love people”. We apply the actions of giving – time, money, or...

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