Fundraising


Paul Etherington Talks Mobilizing Friends in Your Charity

Paul Etherington Talks Mobilizing Friends in Your Charity

The good news is that there seems to be another young professional-run charity event in our cities happening weekly. The drawback? If we supported them all, many of us would have to turn to charitable donations ourselves to survive. Between...
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Eat to the Beat Celebrates 19 Years of Helping Women Fight Breast Cancer

There are many, many charity events happening in Toronto throughout October, but what better way to honour Breast Cancer Awareness Month than with a night at Eat to the Beat? Celebrate the women in your life while indulging your inner foodie. Women supporting women – sounds like a worthy combo if we’ve ever heard one
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Art With Heart Raises Vital Funds for Toronto’s Battle Against HIV

If you think that HIV/AIDS is a thing of the past, think again – more people than ever are living with the disease in Toronto. That’s why organizations like Casey House are critical. And it’s also why we hit Art With Heart last night, an art auction that raises vital funds for Casey House
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6 Reasons Why Giving is Trending More Than Ever

Donating our time and money to worthy causes feels good and makes the world a better place – that’s not new. But it seems that working with charities and fighting for those causes has become more in style than ever before. Why? See our 6 ‘other’ reasons why giving is now trending
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Yiorgos Boudouris: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Imagine your title as the CEO of Acts of Greatness. What an intro. That's exactly what Yiorgos Boudouris is able to call himself, with a mission to find ways to meaningfully support and contribute back to the LGBT community. Here's how he does just that
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What Went Down at Waterball

We hope you brought your business cards if you hit the Arcadian Loft for last night’s Waterball, an initiative of Sunnybrook Next Generation's group of ambassadors and volunteer advocates who engage supporters through awareness initiatives, fundraising activities and active participation in the community of Sunnybrook Hospital
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Here's What Went Down at motionball Toronto's Marathon of Sport

Beating sun, blasting music, a day of sport, a good cause and an impromptu cartwheel competition – it was all part of Saturday’s motionball Marathon of Sport to benefit the Special Olympics Canada. Now don’t you wish you signed up a team?
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Here's Why You Need to Attend motionball Calgary's Marathon of Sport 2014

The second motionball event of the year is happening in just a few weeks, and this time participants will be trading in their suits and stilettos for hockey sticks and beach volleyballs. 250 young professionals will take over Webber Academy on June 7th for the 6th annual Marathon of Sport, which involves 26 teams competing in nine different games
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Corporate Dollars: The Cornerstone of a Successful Fundraiser

Take it from motionball's Paul Etherington: An integral component to any successful not-for-profit charity or fundraiser is its corporate sponsorship program. Ideally you want to build a sponsorship program that offsets the actual cost of the event, allowing every dollar guests spend on tickets, silent auction items and raffles to go directly to the charity
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Take a Barefoot Break Today for TOMS' One Day Without Shoes

Whatever the weather in your city today (even in Toronto, where it’s cold and rainy), free your feet for bit for a good cause. You certainly won't be alone and it's worth the great cause this small action supports
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