Tag: Ontario

  • Bringing organic food to the community one box at a time

    Bringing organic food to the community one box at a time

    Spring has definitely not sprung. The sun is not shining. The birds are not chirping. The flowers are not blooming. But, one woman is trying to bring a little sunshine into the community. And, you can find it in a box. It’s called the Food Box Project. “It’s a food buyers group,” said co-founder Abby […]

  • London gets set to really clean up

    London gets set to really clean up

    Imagine picking up soggy cigarette butts people carelessly flick to the ground and making a tally of each one. Some Londoners make a habit of it. And they’re willing to collect and count more than just butts. Plastic bags, bottle caps, coffee cups and soda cans also form part of the fun. Each year, they participate in […]

  • Campout For A Cause

    Campout For A Cause

    “It devastated our chapter and we started to realize that this was something that was extremely underrepresented in terms of our social consciousness,” said Vandan Jhaveri, head coordinator of the Austen Berlet Campout (ABC) for Mental Health. Austen Berlet, a member of Phi Gamma Delta, committed suicide in 2009. “We felt it was kind of […]

  • Keeping London’s Meals on Wheels Program Rolling

    Keeping London’s Meals on Wheels Program Rolling

    It isn’t exactly an attempt to reinvent the wheel, but Rosalind Horne sees dispelling misconceptions as a key part of her job. “A lot of people – even some of our volunteers – approach the program with this idea that it’s all about delivering meals to nice old ladies,” says Horne, Resource Development Lead for […]