Friday, December 15, 2017

Meet James, through the eyes of Cameron

No eight year old should have to bury a friend. Cameron remembers his best friend, James Birrell, who died from neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer.

Megan McNeil

Megan McNeil used her song The Will to Survive to help others.

The life of Paul Croutch

An evening of wine…and great heart

TORONTO The United States Consul General cordially invites you to uncork California’s sunshine in a bottle at the 2010 California Wine Fair. And as if FABULOUS wine weren’t enough,  iconic rockers Nickelback and Three Days Grace have thrown in a little song, by way of signed guitars they are donating for the Silent Auction. Tom […]

Homelessness: It’s not an “us” and “them” Situation

Ray May knows what it’s like to lose everything. He battled back from the streets and now helps other older homeless men do the same. But it’s getting harder with each passing day. Here’s why.

Star of “Alice” Pops Down a Real-Life Rabbit Hole to Spread Some Christmas Cheer

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TORONTO, ON– On Wednesday December 16th, from 11am until 1pm, Canadian Caterina Scorsone, star of Alice, the new four part miniseries on Showcase and the upcoming film Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson, will be wrapping gifts and serving lunch at The Good Neighbours’ Club, a drop-in centre for homeless and marginally-housed men over 50 […]

Not in time…again

For reasons of patient confidentiality, especially because she was a child, I cannot tell you her real name but — I’ll call her Katie. For a long time, Katie had been fighting neuroblastoma, one of the deadliest of childhood cancers. She died last week at the age of 13. I got to know Katie when […]

Jack Lenz, Elaine Overholt and the women of Big Voice help the Good Neighbours’ Club

It was a Directors Dinner like The Good Neighbours’ Club had never seen. This was no stodgy affair; it was an evening made magic by the power of story and fifteen gutsy women who sang their hearts out. The women are all featured performers in a new television show called BIG VOICE which will air […]

Singing out against homelessness

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Elaine Overholt and Jack Lenz in concert Entertainment Icons and W Network’s “Big Voice” Divas Give back through song Intimate one-night only event will benefit day club for senior homeless men Only 112 tickets are available for Big Hearts, Big Night! Presented by Lenz Entertainment, an intimate evening of song and entertainment featuring Elaine Overholt, […]

Paul Croutch – The Day of the Homeless

The Day of the Homeless honoured Paul Croutch, a homeless man who died as the result of injuries sustained from a beating by drunken soldiers, was honoured in a special day, as were other victims of the street.

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