Author: Anita Draper

Cannabis in Charity Works

Cannabis in Charity Works

Although cannabis products, even buy CBD products in Canada, are often considered controversial, many cannabis brands are still trying to contribute to their communities by partnering with several non-profit organizations.
After all, nowadays, there are many ways to support a cause, such as ensuring a percentage of their sales go to different charities. Often charities prefer receiving CBD creams to the oils.
In fact, many kind-hearted and philanthropic people also prefer this arrangement because it’s like hitting two …

Donate Your Mattress

How to Donate Your Mattress

You have already placed an order for a brand new mattress. However, your old mattress is still lying in your room, waiting to be either disposed of or recycled. What should you do with it? How can you make the best out of your old mattresses?
The most viable for this is to donate them
However, before you donate your memory foam mattress, make sure to check for major defects such as big holes, tears, unremovable stains, severe bed bugs, and molds first. Also, for beds with springs, make sure to check their frames and fabric.
If the frame is …

QUIT SMOKING FOR A HALE

TEENS, QUIT SMOKING FOR A HALE AND HEARTY FUTURE GENERATION

The escalating number of cases of the teen vaping problem is now becoming an alarming and tragic reality. Bargain E-Juice recommends that the persistent and relentless fight against tobacco and nicotine teen enthusiasts is now of vital and great concern.
All products made from tobacco which include e-cigarettes contain the dangerous substance of nicotine. Nicotine can damage the development of the teenager’s brain and causes substance addiction. They will inevitably develop a destructive dependency on nicotine vaping and tobacco smoking.
The following resources below can provide you …

Teen Vaping

Everything You Need to Know about Teen Vaping

Even though e-cigarettes have been in the market for a long time, the rate of vape usage has increased recently especially with teenagers. Because of this, e-cigarettes are the most popular option for tobacco. Over 2 million middle and high school students were reported in 2017 to be e-cigarette users.
JUUL is a famous rechargeable vaping device that has different flavors and looks like a USB stick. It is alarming because it has high nicotine content which makes it highly addictive. The manufacturer of JUUL has over $10 billion value which is faster than other successful companies such as …

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, …

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.
We’re looking forward to seeing you there!…

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 experience under her belt, she has a few tips to share:
First, Relax
Breathing exercises, alongside mindfulness techniques, can do well to calm the brain down. Stress balls and fidget …

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. Making adjustments to the home made it easier for every day tasks. Remeasuring and removing carpet was the first step to accessibility.
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 …

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 check his resources and prompted him to reach out to Charity Focus. In turn, we did our best to make his dream come true.
This experience did not only bring Nathan happiness, but it also gave him…

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 was at the top of her dream list. However, animal parks weren’t designed to be wheelchair accessible, so the staff was not comfortable with her plans. This rejection saddened her, but this made her explore her …