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Want to be in our video?

Hi Givesome Friends, Have you ever wanted to be in a Givesome video? Of course you have. Well, our next Givesome video is going to be shot by YOU with YOU in it. Here’s how to do it: First, watch this video…HERE Shoot a couple of short video clips with your phone (5 seconds max) that showcase
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Introducing our Givesome Ambassadors

One of the joys I’ve discovered through launching this new start up is all of the fascinating people I get to meet along the way. This group is no exception. I met each of them at different stages of the journey – one was part of a young leadership team that I presented to; one
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Meet our newest Givesome Ambassador – Steffi

Hi! My name is Steffi Lane and I am currently a Biomedical Sciences student at the University of Guelph. I am avid lover of The Office and I would do anything to see Noah Gunderson in concert. One of my favourite people to follow on Instagram is Coco Ho who is a professional surfer. I
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Habit vs. Have it part II – Finding your niche

If you didn’t read the post “Habit vs. Have It part 1” you can read it here Another great benefit of creating a habit of giving now rather than waiting until you have ‘more’ is the discovery of your sweet spot. Finding that need and that opportunity to give in a way that reflects who
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Thanksgiving Toonie Giveaway Style

Thanksgiving Toonie Giveaway Style

Last weekend was Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. It was also the day I’ll be giving away toonie #128. The best part about this challenge so far is hearing the variety of things that people say they’re going to do with their toonie. So being Thanksgiving I’d like to share some of the awesome things I’ve heard
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Trying To Give With What I Have

Trying to give with what I have

The following is a guest post by Mike Shanks of PropertyGuys.com A few years back when I first bought my PropertyGuys.com franchise I wanted to get connected in town, but I also wanted to give back to the community. I did some investigating and ended up joining a local service club. It seemed like a great
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Habit Vs. Have It

Habit vs. Have it

We’ve all likely heard at least one person say it. And many of us, myself included, have said it ourselves at some point or another. “When I have more I will give more.” This is noble and makes some sense when you first hear it. But it’s not as certain as we might think. Simply
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Three Awesome Initiatives From Three Awesome People

Three awesome initiatives from three awesome people

The first question I’m often asked when I give away a toonie is ‘what am I supposed to do with it?’. The honest answer is – anything you like. It’s only two bucks, which is something most of us spend several times a day without giving it a second thought. But that’s why these three
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Global Or Local? Finding Your Giving “thing”

Global or Local? Finding your giving “thing”

I’ve found it interesting that the majority of people I meet with and talk to about giving have a particular passion within the context of giving. Not long into most conversations, I can begin to pick up their reason for their interest in giving. The biggest category I’ve noticed so far has been the interest in
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