Archive of posts tagged "social media for a cause"

We Day Inspires Blogging at Gleneagles Elementary

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Day is one of my favourite annual events. Their line-up of international guests is always impressive and the campaign not only raises millions of dollars for Free the Children, it also raises millions of volunteer hours. The event educates children and youth across Canada about global causes while also inspiring them to do what […]

A&W Cruisin’ for a Cause 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A&W’s 3rd annual Cruisin’ for a Cause campaign will take place Thursday, August 25, 2011. For every Teen Burger sold at all A&W Restaurants across Canada, $1 will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, which helps fund MS research and provides life-changing services for people living with MS. Last year, through Teen […]

#NetCulture Vancouver

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The power of social media is growing every day when it comes to communicating across borders and raising awareness for issues in our own communities. To celebrate these networks there will be a special event in Vancouver April 5th called #NetCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media. Photo credit: wonderwebby on Flickr Stories […]

Warm Clothing Donation Sites in Vancouver

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ducking into our houses to escape the ghosts made with our breaths, we grab our flannel pijamas, fleece blankets, and cozy-up on the couch to keep warm for the evening. Unfortunately for many in Vancouver, this just cannot and does not happen. Hundreds are on the streets and in shelters, without the luxury of a […]

Movember 2010 in Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Movember campaign is in full swing as many moustached “Mo Bros” continue to grow their facial hair and fundraising totals. Last year I had the chance to speak with one of Movember’s founders, Adam Garone of Melbourne, to learn more about this campaign that is taking the world (and internet world) by storm. […]