Posts Tagged: fundraising

Poster boy

The upcoming half-marathon I’m signed up for is a race, and an act of revenge on ulcerative colitis, ten years in the making.

Poster boy

The upcoming half-marathon I’m signed up for is a race, and an act of revenge on ulcerative colitis, ten years in the making.

Rasheed kindly requests your money

Donor fatigue is real, especially when natural disasters keep decimating the poorest parts of the planet. So I save my request for your donations to support IBD initiatives to just one time each year. Now’s that time.

Rasheed kindly requests your money

Donor fatigue is real, especially when natural disasters keep decimating the poorest parts of the planet. So I save my request for your donations to support IBD initiatives to just one time each year. Now’s that time.

For some admittedly self-centered reasons, I hate the ice bucket challenge

Despite raising money and quasi-awareness, the ALS ice bucket challenge reflects the sad state of charitable giving, where inanity and vanity trump compassion and morality.

For some admittedly self-centered reasons, I hate the ice bucket challenge

Despite raising money and quasi-awareness, the ALS ice bucket challenge reflects the sad state of charitable giving, where inanity and vanity trump compassion and morality.

The Gutsy Walk

When I signed up to participate in this year’s Gutsy Walk, a 5K fundraising walk benefitting Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, I did so for two reasons. One, I wanted to do something active to remind myself that even after the

The Gutsy Walk

When I signed up to participate in this year’s Gutsy Walk, a 5K fundraising walk benefitting Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, I did so for two reasons. One, I wanted to do something active to remind myself that even after the

Shorter distance, more clothing

In August 2009, nine months after I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, I took part in The Underwear Affair, a 10-kilomtre fundraising run in support of North York General Hospital’s efforts to treat cancers below the waist. As the name

Shorter distance, more clothing

In August 2009, nine months after I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, I took part in The Underwear Affair, a 10-kilomtre fundraising run in support of North York General Hospital’s efforts to treat cancers below the waist. As the name