Celebrating our Committee Chair, Rev. Sky Starr !!!

PINK DAY 2013 COMMITTEE CHAIR - REV. SKY STARR   Rev. Sky Starr lives in the Jane/Finch corridor, a troubled neighbourhood that sees frequent gang-related shootings and stabbings. Rev. Starr recognized that violence has left her community in a constant state of grief--so she got trained in grief counselling. She is also TOP 50 in CANADA VOLUNTEERS !!! Her goal is to help heal her neighbours and friends, because she says, "there's a need, so I serve. It is in me." In 2007, Starr … [Read more...]

Cindy Stradling CSP, CPC – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful woman, one that has risen above her own challenges, hardships; and like the phoenix has soared into the stratosphere out of the ashes transformed, stronger than ever before. Today, sharing her life experience, she devotes her time to bettering the lives of all Women in her community, offering them a 'hand up' and not a 'hand out'. Domestic and sexual abuse is a dark passage to go through, and 7 - 10 women will … [Read more...]

FEBRUARY celebrates Heart & Stroke Awareness Month

Heart Month is a national campaign that mobilizes Canadians to rally together in raising awareness and funds that have an enormous impact on the lives of all Canadians. Through the generosity and compassion of volunteers, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is able to apply life-saving knowledge, education and advocacy that generate real results and give us more of the moments that we all live for. WHAT IS HEART MONTH? Heart Month is the Heart and Stroke Foundation's key opportunity to reach … [Read more...]

Women Taking Action – Nominate UN Volunteers

UNV ONLINE VOLUNTEERING AWARD 2011   The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is calling for nominations for the UNV Online Volunteering Award 2011, which will be presented to ten online volunteers or teams of online volunteers for their contributions towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). WHO IS ELIGIBLE? The award will be given to online volunteers or teams of online volunteers, who supported an organization working for peace and development over the … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Reaching Out

  REACHING OUT     About four years ago, my boyfriend and I were passing the homeless youth shelter and we saw a young girl sitting on the steps outside. She looked hungry and tired and as if she had the whole world on her thin shoulders. She looked up and saw us. She called out to us, asking for help. The shelter was not yet open and probably not for several hours. Fortunately it was still light and the temperature was mild. My boyfriend gave her money so that she could buy something to … [Read more...]

Celebrating PMO (Canada) Taking Action – Awards Program to recognize Canada’s Volunteers!

  PRIME MINISTER of CANADA Stephen Harper       PM announces new awards program to recognize Canada’s volunteers     January 7, 2011 Welland, Ontario   Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a new volunteer awards program to recognize the outstanding contributions of Canadians who volunteer their time, energy and talents to helping others, as well as local business leaders and individuals from not-for-profit organizations that make a difference in their communities. “Our Government … [Read more...]

Celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2010! – December 5, 2010

Celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2010!     December 5, 2010   International Volunteer Day (IVD) - (December 5) is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. The declared aim of this activity is to thank the volunteers for their efforts and increase public awareness on their contribution to society. The day is celebrated in majority countries of the world. The International Volunteer Day is marked by many non-governmental organizations, including Red … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care