charity

Taking it to heart

Occupational therapist and University of Manitoba alumnus Ryan Montemurro always wanted to be involved in music. Inspired by The National’s charity compilations that raised funds…


Spare Some Change

Siloam Mission is organizing a creative initiative to tackle poverty and homelessness in the city. The organization has teamed up with the Winnipeg Film Group…



Felines need financing

As of Nov. 9, local animal shelter Craig Street Cats (CSC) has paid its outstanding bills. Lynne Scott, executive director and founder of the organization,…


‘The little race that could’

Ted Swain was a well-known and respected face in the running community until his untimely passing in May of 2009 following the Winnipeg Police Service…


Going the extra mile

Edward Dostaler, also known by “Fast Eddy,” is currently pushing himself on a journey never done before. He is attempting to run across Canada and…


Being alone

This was originally going to be a very negative article about the students camping outside of University Centre for 5 Days for the Homeless. I…


Someone’s looking at you

The field of benefit concerts and charity singles is dominated by one man: Bob Geldof, the Irish rocker who was one of the driving forces…


Charity on campus

The university is a hive of activity, and students and staff at the University of Manitoba seem particularly generous in their time and finances. Amongst…