Charitable giving is a group project

Religious settings are very important for charitable giving and generate a huge amount of significant community outreach

Charitable giving is a group projectStatistics Canada's Charitable Giving by Individuals report is an important look at charitable acts in this nation. The notion of charity has long been associated with sacrificing oneself for the sake of others. It is an antidote to selfish absorption, careless distraction and mindless accumulation. It is a response of gratitude; reflecting that however little we have, it can actually grow when shared…

Jean Vanier found humanity in the disabled

His organization, L’Arche, is demonstrates that people of different cultures, religions and abilities can live together in peace

Jean Vanier found humanity in the disabledAt the end of a steep hill in the neighbourhood where I grew up stood a house shrouded in mystery. Adults whispered about a “retarded” child who lived there and who was confined to a room. They argued about whether his parents should put him in a “home”. I was both fascinated and afraid when…