Tag: Fundraising

Woman Raises Money For COVID Relief By Climbing Colorado Mountains – GNSOTD Tue, Oct. 6th 2020

Brittney Woodrum had a lot of plans for 2020. The University of Denver graduate student was going to travel the world and continue her work for the various NGO’s she’d been working for before graduate school. However, when the coronavirus

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Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Fund Potential ALS Medication – GNSOTD Wed, Sept 16th 2020

The internet has featured many challenges over various platforms, several of which have been for charitable causes, one of the most well known is the Ice Bucket Challenge that raised more than $200 million worldwide for ALS research. Recently it

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London Dad Group Helps Out Own – GNSOTD Fri, Aug. 21st 2020

There’s a man by the name of Maurice Ellis who moved to London, Ontario, from Jamaica not that long ago. Last fall he joined a local club just for Dad’s, called Dad Club London, which is a non-profit committed to

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Halifax Teen Fundraising For Lebanon – GNSOTD Tue, Aug 18th 2020

Jaden Lawen was shocked when he first heard about the deadly explosion in Beirut. He was on a group chat with many friends that he has in Lebanon. His friends posted pictures and videos of the wreckage left over by

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1 In 4 Restaurants May Not Reopen After Pandemic.

A study by OpenTable which surveyed 20,000 restaurants operating in their network compared data from the 2019 number of reservations to this year to help explain just how dire the situation is. Despite many being open for take-out, businesses are reporting a drastic

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Captain Tom Moore To Become Sir Tom Moore!

We’ve spoken about him a time, or two, before. Captain Tom Moore is the World War II Veteran, who had been walking laps in his garden to raise money for the British National Health Service and had surprised and inspired

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Feeding Front-line Workers – GNSOTD Wed, Apr 22nd 2020

A couple of people, Kathy Mayo and John Scott, were walking by a local business in the village of Elora when they came up with a very interesting idea of how to help their community; especially the front-line workers during

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Second World War Vet Raises Millions For U.K. Health Workers – GNSOTD Fri, Apr 17th 2020

Anyone can make a difference. It doesn’t matter if you are not a celebrity, if you are not a politician, if you are not royalty; you can still have a giant impact on the lives of the people around you.

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Students Raise Funds For Beloved Fast Food Worker – GNSOTD Fri, Mar 6th 2020

Students at the University of South Carolina enjoyed grabbing a bite to eat at a local fast food place, in no small part because of one of the employees they have dubbed a “local celebrity”, who can remember every students

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Mom Skies Across Norway

Alison Reynolds, 46, of Washington, D.C., a mother of four did something remarkable for one of her children. She skied 125 miles across Norway to raise awareness for her daughter’s rare genetic disorder. Reynolds’s daughter Tia has had PKU since birth.

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