Category Archives: charity

25 Acts of Christmas Kindness for Children

With the Christmas season fast approaching, it seemed appropriate to write a post about children, appreciation and kindness. One idea I particularly like is to help the children create a Kindness Calendar. The children brainstorm for 25 simple ways to … Continue reading

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Canadian Thanksgiving

Lucky Enough to: Have a warm home and enough food to eat. This photo is of a home in Siem Reap, Cambodia, where we had gone to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. A delightful, hard-working family, with 8 children live … Continue reading

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Wining and Dining

Lucky Enough to:  Enjoy a lovely afternoon of wine and food tasting at “the hatch”.  Thanks to”the hatch” in West Kelowna, for hosting 491 days of the hatch, in support of the Boys and Girls Club.    

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EVENING of HOPE

Lucky Enough to Have a Warm Place to Sleep, Enough Food to Eat and an Education Imagine growing up in a community where healthcare is not available. Where living in poverty is the norm – with no place to call … Continue reading

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Grand Grandmothers

(Photo courtesy of Pixapay) A worthwhile cause: When I first started this blog, it had a two-fold purpose: to inspire enjoyment of the simple pleasures of life and to encourage philanthropy and charitable donations. Africa has always captured a piece … Continue reading

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Pay It Foward

This is Pay It Forward Weekend 2015. Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept is old, but the phrase may have … Continue reading

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