Category Archives: Philanthropy

Beautifying Markham, one bag at a time

I’ve been inspired again to pick up litter around my neighbourhood after attending another annual Canadian Shoreline Cleanup with the Trillium Lions recently– you can view the blog post here.  I have always loved picking up trash… it might sound … Continue reading

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Toronto Trillium Lions Club: 6th Annual Shoreline Cleanup at Cherry Beach

It’s that time of the year again!  Another chance to clean up the Canadian shoreline! 🙂  Cleanups should be done regularly throughout the year so that there is less litter buildup and so that we can ensure that the wildlife … Continue reading

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Toronto Trillium Lions Sandwich Package to the Homeless

Volunteering!  I haven’t done it in a while and it sure feels good to be able to help another being out again! 🙂 This past weekend on a rather chilly Sunday in mid-March, I gathered together with the Toronto Trillium … Continue reading

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August Shoreline Cleanup at Cherry Park

This is not the first time I’ve done a shoreline cleanup event, nor is it the first one that I’ve done with the Toronto Trillium Lions.  In fact, the first time that I participated in a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup was … Continue reading

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Board Games for Nepal!

By now, most people have heard of the devastating earthquake that occurred in Nepal this past April.  According to Wikipedia, it ‘killed more than 8,800 people, injured more than 23,000 and had a magnitude of 7.8M.  It was the worst natural disaster to … Continue reading

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Orbis Plane Pull for Sight 2015

My friends and I pulled a 757 Boeing plane last year for the first time as part of the Orbis Plane Pull for Sight charity event.  It was my very first time doing it last year and I was so … Continue reading

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Tree Planting as part of Trees Across Toronto 2015

I helped plant trees for the first time in spring 2013 when it was part of the DiSCOVER 2013 program events.  I love participating in new experiences and planting a tree two years ago was definitely something new that I … Continue reading

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Volunteering at the Good Shepherd!

Philanthropy is very important to me.  On Sunday, February 1, I attended the Trillium Lions‘ volunteering event at Good Shepherd.  Good Shepherd is a non-profit organization that provides services for the homeless like a soup kitchen, worship centre, and clothing … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Motives Party in October!

Last month, as part of October being Breast Cancer Awareness, we held a Motives make-up party to show support and awareness for this important initiative and also to show off our Motives make-up line.  Motives by Lala Anthony is an exclusive … Continue reading

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Organizing my Own Shoreline Cleanup at Bluffer’s Park

One of the things I absolutely LOVE doing is cleanups.  There’s just something almost ‘thrilling’ in the challenge of the ‘treasure’-hunting process — treat every piece of trash that you can spot out in the natural environment of greenery as … Continue reading

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