Category Your Generosity Matters

Thank You for Showing Love

Love the way God loves. That’s arguably what Jesus’ whole ministry was about, and it’s summarized in his most travelled quote: “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: […]

Dreams are Realized through Education

Tamilarasi is a very bright 15-year-old from a small village in Tamil Nadu, South India. She is lucky to be able to go to school. In her village, girls her age are often pulled out of school to be married. Life isn’t easy. Tamilarasi’s father recently died in an accident and she is living with […]

Share Your Light

As you know, holidays like Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s can be an incredibly difficult time for those on the margins of society – people without family, friends, or a place to go. The spirit of giving, receiving, and celebration only makes feelings of isolation and loneliness worse. Especially for people without community, those […]

Hope Comes in a Syringe

For many of us these days, hope comes in the form of a vaccine. And Giving Tuesday on November 30―just around the corner from Hope Sunday―is a good time to share it. The COVID-19 crisis won’t end for anyone until it ends for everyone. And in some parts of the world, no end is in […]

Your Generosity Has a Worldwide Impact

Mambud’s Story We don’t always know the extent of the good we do even when we are giving generously. When we make a gift, we hope to have an impact but often can’t foresee how many lives we touch or how far our care extends. Mambud Samai’s story is a tangible example of how your […]

Support for the People of Haiti

On the morning of Saturday, August 14, Haiti was struck by a severe earthquake. Precious lives have been lost. Many homes and community buildings have been destroyed. Hospitals have also been damaged, and acutely injured and traumatized people are struggling to find help. The earthquake follows sharply on the heels of other disasters, including a […]

COVID-19 Won’t End until It Ends for Everyone

“Visible minority” is the term often used to refer to non-Indigenous racialized people. Think about it for a minute. In reality, 80 percent of people around the world are of African, Asian, Latin American, and Arab descent. They are not the minority―they are the global majority. And only 1 percent of this global majority has […]

Where Food and Community Grow

Over the last year, the need for food has skyrocketed. Since the pandemic began, Fred Victor, a charity based in Toronto, Ontario, has served over 180,000 free and low-cost meals to people in need―a 40 percent increase over previous years. Growing food security issues are just one of the reasons why Fred Victor’s community gardens […]