Category: Philanthropy

SMILE-Bowling Blog

Smile and Help Smile

The human tapestry is an amazing creation. We come in all colours, shapes, sizes and forms and this diversity is the secret behind the staggering beauty of our species. Though we are not all created equal we all have it in us to be our personal...

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Saving the world with voluntary simplicity

With the mass of headlines warning of humanity’s impeding fall into a climate dystopia, your heart might sink a little. The news points to a bleak future, one that will be experienced if not by yourself, surely your children and grandchildren. A future of civilization collapse...

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Nisa Homes: A Safe Space for Muslim Women

Mariam called Nisa Homes at 10 pm after having spent a night at a friend’s house, after which her friend’s husband said she couldn’t stay any longer. Mariam spent the next night at a motel with the money she had left. Tonight, she had no place...

Photograph courtesy of The Muslim Welfare Centre

Breaking the Ice: The Arctic Food Bank

According to the World Food Program, hunger is the number one cause of death in the world, killing more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. That’s 805 million people worldwide who are living with food insecurities — as documented by the United Nations. These statistics seem...