#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Zoran’s Story | Vancouver Community College Foundation

Giving back to the community has seen a lot of changes this past year but the one thing that has remained constant is volunteers working hard to do good! This National Volunteer Week, Heartpress #BrokersOfGood is celebrating 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with […]

#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Paige’s Story | Shawnigan Lake Museum

This past year has been difficult and seen many changes, but volunteers remain constant and are still working hard to do good in their communities! This National Volunteer Week, HeartPress #BrokersOfGood is celebrating 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with Paige who is a […]

#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Elfrida’s Story | Our Place Society

We’re continuing to celebrate National Volunteer Week and the 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with Elfrida who volunteered her time as an artist to help support Our Place Society.  How did you first hear about Our Place Society? In 2007, the city was […]

#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Don’s Story | The Salvation Army

Giving back to the community has seen a lot of changes this past year but the one thing that has remained constant is volunteers working hard to do good! This National Volunteer Week, HeartPress #BrokersOfGood is celebrating 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with […]

#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Barth’s Story | BC Military Family Resource Centre

Volunteering has changed a lot this past year, but despite the challenges, many have come together to display awe-inspiring acts of kindness and support for their community. This National Volunteer Week, HeartPress #BrokersOfGood is celebrating 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with Barth, a […]

#NationalVolunteerWeek2021 Judy & Ruth’s Story | Belfry Theatre

Giving back to the community has seen a lot of changes this past year but the one thing that has remained constant is volunteers working hard to do good! This National Volunteer Week, HeartPress #BrokersOfGood is celebrating 22.7 million volunteers across Canada by featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with […]

Non-Profit Highlight | Matthew House

Last week, we had the opportunity to reach out to Jacky Tuinstra, the Executive Director at Matthew House, and chat about what makes Matthew House so special and how they’re overcoming COVID-19 challenges. Check out our conversation below.  Hi Jacky! Can you give us an introduction to Matthew House? ​Matthew House was started 22 years ago […]

Supporting BIPOC Charities in Canada

Supporting BIPOC charities in Canada

The deaths of George Floyd in America and Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Canada sparked international protests, with people demanding justice for an end to systemic racism and police brutality. Now more than ever, businesses can leverage their platforms and stand in solidarity with Black communities here in Canada.  Recognizing What We Can Do HeartPress’ #BrokersOfGood was […]

Three Ways to Help Charities During COVID-19

The charitable sector needs community support now more than ever. If you’re like many of the businesses who have had to shut down, lay off staff, and face financial losses, you may be asking: “how can I possibly help when my own financial situation is so volatile?” Helping charities during COVID-19 is not limited to […]

National Volunteer Week 2020 | Danny’s Story as a Volunteer Mentor with HighTechU

This National Volunteer Week, HeartPress is giving a big #CheersToVolunteers! To celebrate the 13 million volunteers across Canada, we’re featuring stories from local volunteers in action. This week we spoke with Danny, a volunteer mentor with HighTechU.  Describe your volunteer role with HighTechU.  I volunteer as a mentor with the HighTechU program.  This means that I […]