Author: Anita Draper

T-Shirts to Promote Advocacy

How to Use Custom T-Shirts to Promote Advocacy?

Custom T-Shirts are a fun way to express one’s belief, opinions, genealogy, and even your own favorite quotes. The expressiveness of custom T-shirt designs gives everyone a chance to wear their hearts on their sleeves – like literally doing it. Many have also taken advantage of custom shirt designs to promote a lot of things – products, services, and even their advocacies.
The society, nowadays, is promoting a lot of advocacies ranging from mental health, HIV, gender equality, women empowerment, and even equality for everyone. Organizations who were borne from these advocacies have done…

Charity Focus Joins the 15th Annual Rival Office Golf Event

The 15th Annual Rival Office Solutions Golf Classic will be held at the Forest City National Golf Club this summer on the 12th of August, 2019.
This tournament was brought to fruition by the mutual initiative to change lives for the better and consists of live and silent auctions, sponsored holes, and a 50/50 draw. We’re joining in the fun this year, and we’re hoping to find both familiar and new friendly faces at the event.

Stronger Than Anxiety

When anxiety affects a child with a disability, we need the child to know he/she is bigger than what he/she feels. Kathy Roberts, a social worker who has extensive knowledge on anxiety issues, believes that anxiety can best be eased through a strong bond between the children and their families.
Kathy works at the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and pediatric emergency ward at the London Health Sciences Center, and with more than 30 years of …

A Swing Made of Dreams

Lucas is ten years old and is very active. He won’t miss the chance to ride a bike, play baseball, or basically, try everything. When he had a traumatic injury that affected his spinal cord and put him in a wheelchair, he did not let that stop him from challenging himself and inspiring others.
He also liked being with his friends, but his disability made it difficult for him to join every game, especially when he couldn’t easily get to the school playground because it was not PWD-friendly. This difficulty only challenged him to be more resourceful, so he reached out to …

Paying it Forward with Nathan

Here we have Charity Focus’ dreamer turned advocate, our very own Nathan Manners, who came up with a fundraising campaign to help the foundation that made his dream into a reality.
Nathan has cerebral palsy, but he has always wanted to go around biking in his neighbourhood. In his case, he needs an adaptive tandem bicycle which also happens to be way too expensive for his family’s current financial situation. This fact had Nathan …

You Can Do Anything!

Amy had just turned ten, and she is more determined than ever, even when she had just been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. Her muscles will progressively weaken as time goes on, but her dreams keep her strong and focused.
She truly believes she can still do anything she put her mind into, and she’s been meaning to do something really amazing – swim with dolphins!
Meeting and being close to her favourite animal …