For 15 years now, this church welcomes homeless overnight

Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface Church in San Francisco began opening its doors to the homeless. The initiative was launched by church’s father Louis Vitale, and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as the Gubbio project. Every day, hundreds of people, benches to sleep and blankets of staff. « No questions are… Lire la suite For 15 years now, this church welcomes homeless overnight

Burberry: a rainbow version of his fetish tartan

The latest collection of the famous British clothing brand designed by Christopher Bailey, who goes after 17 years at the head of his creative office, innovates with a rainbow version of his fetish tartan. Deliberate adoption of the homosexual lobby symbol. Bailey has dedicated the new fabric in his farewell collection to the cream of… Lire la suite Burberry: a rainbow version of his fetish tartan

For the International Women’s Day, homeless women go on free shopping spree

In honor of International Women’s Day on Thursday, Ardene, in collaboration with the Shoebox Project, opened its doors to women from 35 different shelters. About 150 women, Tuesday was nothing short of a dream. They all got a chance to shop — for free. “We are opening our doors to 150 women of different shelters from… Lire la suite For the International Women’s Day, homeless women go on free shopping spree

Viola Desmond: Canadian park to be named after civil rights pioneer

With the support of colleague Glenn De Baeremaeker, Scarborough’s Councillor Neethan Shan plans to introduce a motion during this week’s Toronto Council meeting calling on city staff to research the feasibility of renaming Hupfield Park, in Malvernlocated near the intersection of Neilson Road and Finch Avenue, after Desmond. « The names of our parks, our streets,… Lire la suite Viola Desmond: Canadian park to be named after civil rights pioneer

Nigerian women made history at 2018 Winter Olympics

During the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the women’s Nigerian bobsleigh team made history by being the among the first Nigerian athletes to participate in the Winter Games.  Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga did not win a medal but they marked history as part of the largest contingent of African countries in the history of the Winter Olympics. Their… Lire la suite Nigerian women made history at 2018 Winter Olympics

The Intel Foundation invests in refugees

On February 12th, 2018, the Intel Foundation donated $1 million to the International Rescue Committee to help arm refugees with coding skills. This will allow the company to help 1,000 German-based refugees find tech jobs. The Foundation has designed a program called Project CORE (Creating Opportunities for Refugee Employment), in which they collaborate with other local actors to train and equip instructors at several… Lire la suite The Intel Foundation invests in refugees

News anchor paid off $1 million in medical debt for his viewers

A Washington state news anchor, Jesse Jones, who is a cancer survivor – along with the local station that he works for – is paying off over $1 million in medical debt for their viewers. The randomly selected viewers will be received yellow envelopes from KIRO during the of the February 12-2018 – and none of them… Lire la suite News anchor paid off $1 million in medical debt for his viewers

Rihanna helps raise 2.3 billion dollars for global education

Just in case you may have forgotten, Rihanna is a force to be reckoned with. And it seems as if world’s leaders now know it too as she helped raise $2.3 billion for education across the world. Just last week Rihanna had the internet in a frenzy of her Grammy award performance – and now… Lire la suite Rihanna helps raise 2.3 billion dollars for global education

Woman leaves jackets, sweatshirts around Pasco for homeless

  One woman in Pasco County is on a mission to keep the homeless warm this winter. When it gets cold out, Melissa Cohee gets to work. She’s trying to keep people warm in her own unique way. « Thought this would be a good idea. It’s for anybody who needs it, anybody who wants it.… Lire la suite Woman leaves jackets, sweatshirts around Pasco for homeless