Posts Tagged ‘fundraising’

Rachael Delano

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario Major: Combined Honours in Music + Environment, Sustainability & Society As the weather turns colder, Rachael Delano is already thinking ahead to the ways that she will give back through Kind Krafts, a non-profit organization she created with the intention of inspiring community engagement. Last year, the group made food for Out…

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Dalhousie exceeds Bold fundraising target

Dalhousie exceeds Bold fundraising target

Dalhousie announced the results of Bold Ambitions, its largest fundraising campaign in history, in the McInnes Room May 16 with donors, alumni, faculty and students there to celebrate. The numbers were staggering. The university reached their goal 18 months early and ultimately raised $280 million, $30 million more than its initial target. Outgoing president Tom…

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Donors live vicariously through aspiring Olympians

350 aspiring Olympians have already inquired about the microfunding platform. (Photo supplied)

Julia Rivard, a Canadian Olympic canoer and graduate of Dalhousie’s recreation administration program, may have retired from competition in 2000, but she is still finding ways to foster Olympic spirit among Canadians. Rivard’s new project, a microfunding website called Pursu.it, connects Canadian athletes training for the Olympics with donors who become part of the athlete’s…

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Khyber Compilation II

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Having existed as the iconic artistic haven in Halifax for decades, the Khyber is a revered instution, one that’s cemented firmly in the many facets of our perpetually changing community. Not just a hangout for NSCAD students and the hipster elite, the beautiful, archaic Barrington Street building has lent its space to everyone from up-and-coming…

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Liveblog: Frankenstein on trial!

Tune in at 7:15pm on Thursday, Feb. 2, as Torey Ellis live-blogs the second annual Weldon Literary Moot fundraiser. Presented at the University of King’s College by students from the Schulich School of Law, this year’s theme is Dr Frankenstein v. Frankenstein’s Creature. For more information about the event, click here. And for more information about Frankenstein generally,…

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Lending a hand

When I’m strolling down a street and pass by people standing on a corner dressed in brightly coloured garb and shaking figurative town crier bells about causes like the Red Cross or Greenpeace, I instantaneously dissolve into an avoidant puddle of awkwardness and confusion. It’s not because I’m actively against these organizations; I think that…

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Moustaches take over November

Tannara Yelland, The Sheaf (University of Saskatchewan) SASKATOON (CUP) – If you see an army of moustaches this month, just remind yourself it’s for the greater good. “Movember,” as it has grown to be called, supposedly began in 2003 when a group of friends sat drinking in Melbourne, Australia, and a discussion sprang up about bringing…

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