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Philanthropy

Artist Evan Ivan and his acoustic guitar

Local artist gives album proceeds to the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

What inspired multi-instrumentalist/producer Evan Ivan to donate all the proceeds of his album Bad Tidings and the Hope That Remains?

Vancouver Observer article leads to help from kids at Vancouver Talmud Torah for young Japanese earthquake survivors

Masumi Kikuchi's heart wrenching Vancouver Observer story about the devastation the Japanese earthquake inflicted on her hometown brought two far flung communities of kids together.

Global Currents’ Beverley Pomeroy's success fueled by giving

With a desire to find purpose behind a family tragedy, momtrepreneur Beverley Pomeroy finds meaning in her successful business, Global Currents.