Charity

Google $4 Million Grant to NatureBridge Seeks to Give Environmental Education a Boost

January 5, 2011 / No Comments

Year 2011 is just in its infancy, but funds towards charity have started flowing in. Joining the bandwagon is Google, who have announced over a $4 million grant to NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service.

Habitat for Humanity’s New Eco-friendly House Coming Up in St. Henri

September 24, 2010 / No Comments

Charity organization Habitat for Humanity’s new environmentally-friendly house is under construction in the St. Henri neighborhood. The building, being constructed by the organization’s Montreal branch, is the first of its kind in the area.  The four-storey building has two three-bedroom apartments. It will be equipped with energy star rated appliances, doors, windows and light fixtures to reduce energy consumption. Besides, ...

Starbucks to Donate for World AIDS Day 2009

December 1, 2009 / No Comments

Today's World AIDS Day, and many people are doing what they can to raise both funds and awareness for the disease. One of the companies heavily involved in the fundraising is Starbucks. They have announced that for every hand-made cup of coffee they've sold, they'll donate 5 cents to the Global Fund.