On the eigth day of donating…

Today’s non-profit is the BC Humanist Association. The definition of humanism used by the BCHA comes from the Amsterdam Declaration 2002: Humanism is the outcome of a long tradition of free thought that has inspired many of the world’s great thinkers and creative artists and gave rise to science itself. The fundamentals of modern Humanism […] →Read more

On the seventh day of donating…

Since that time that I brought the baby ducklings to the Wildlife Rescue Centre (and thus learned about their work), I’ve been a supporter of this organization. But I just realized that I’ve never included them in my 12 days of donating blog series before! So today I’m including them! Wildlife Rescue Association’s Mission: To […] →Read more

On the sixth day of donating…

I usually don’t blog about work stuff, but today I’m going off script to support a non-profit related to my field. “The Canadian Evaluation Society Educational Fund (CESEF) provides scholarships and other learning opportunities for Canadians who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of program evaluation.” One of the programs the CESEF runs […] →Read more

On the fifth day of donating…

New Westminster Family Place provides programs for families with kids aged 0-6 years. They have child development and family support experts who work in multiple languages and help families get connected to the services and supports that they need. New Westminster Family Place welcomes all families by supporting them with services and resources that empower them to thrive!  […] →Read more

On the fourth day of donating…

Rainbow Railroad helps LGBTQI+ people escape state-sponsored violence. Since 2006, they have worked all around the world to help people “find safety through emergency relocation and other forms of assistance”. Given everything that is going on in the world right now, this is important work to support! →Read more

On the third day of donating…

In light of the overturning of Roe v. Wade this year, donating to an organization that supports the right to choose is important to me. I know that Roe is in America, but there are still barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive health care in Canada, so today I’m donating to Options for Sexual Health. […] →Read more

On the second day of donating…

Vision: “Create an environment where all children connected to the foster care system have equal opportunities akin to what parented children receive. Building a brighter future for foster kids.” Mission: “Aunt Leah’s place helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them […] →Read more

On the first day of donating…

After a year’s hiatus, I’m bringing back my 12 days of donating. Not that I took a hiatus from donating last year. I did some donating, I just didn’t blog about it. But I kind of like doing this little 12 day thing. It gets my blogging and gets me thinking about where to donate […] →Read more

Is This Thing On?

So my calendar tells me that today is my 17th blogiversary so I thought it would be appropriate to write a blog posting. Apparently that’s not a thought I’ve had very often lately, as this is only my 8th blog posting THIS YEAR! That’s just slightly more than one per month, on average, which has […] →Read more

Adulting

So last year I did a whole lot of condo stuff and was totally remiss at blogging about any of it. It was the result of a bunch of stuff in my place reaching end-of-life and the fact that we couldn’t really go anywhere or do anything last year (thanks, of course, to the pandemic). […] →Read more