Post Tagged with: "Charity"

Ryerson engineers complete annual bug push for Cancer Society

Ryerson engineers complete annual bug push for Cancer Society

Ryerson engineering students geared up at 11 a.m. Thursday morning to start their annual bug push, an event dedicated to raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society this year. Rain or shine, this event will go on, and this year, it’s rain. The bug push involves students pushing a new 1973 Volkswagen Beetle around Ryerson’s Kerr Hall quad for 24 hours. The […]

by Erin Hesselink· · In pictures, News, On Campus
Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

  The first rule of running a successful fundraising campaign: get 6ix Dad Norm Kelly involved. Three Toronto friends did and their hotline has been blinging ever since. Gary Liang, Tom Guo and Emerson Lai decided they wanted to give back to the community, so last week they started “We The Norm,” a non-profit organization that sells Norm Kelly, Drake […]

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
A view of the CN Tower. Ryerson students will climb up the stairs of Toronto's iconic tower Nov. 7.

Ryerson athletes step up for charity in CN Tower Stair Climb

“I love to challenge myself — this isn’t something you can do every day.” Said Lynne Rozario-Adam, a participant of this year’s charity climb.

by Lana Hall· · News, Off Campus, Sports
MAC to host charity event for armed forces vets

MAC to host charity event for armed forces vets

This Friday, the MAC is hosting the Heroes Hockey Challenge (HCC) to support the families of wounded soldiers and those killed in combat. Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni will face off against the HHC Warriors, consisting of active Canadian Forces members in the GTA, in a friendly hockey game presented by this year’s charity Wounded Warriors Canada. To date, the event has […]

Energy was high as the students pushed the Bug yesterday afternoon. All volunteers are from the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS) at Ryerson, but everyone is welcome to jump in and help out. (Samantha Crisp / Ryersonian Staff)

Gallery: Ryerson Engineers complete annual Bug Push

Ryerson’s engineering students survived yet another grueling 24 hours of pushing a Volkswagen Bug around Ryerson’s quad — using only their hands. The annual charity event raised money for the Terry Fox Foundation this year. In previous years, donations were made to the Sick Kids Foundation. Student Adam Cote participated in the event for the fourth year in a row. […]

by Samantha Crisp· · News, On Campus
Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Movember: Armchair Advocacy

Every year I dread the arrival of November. Yes the month of November has my birthday and means the countdown to Christmas has begun. However, it also marks the start of what I dread: Movember. Every November 1st, my boyfriend shaves off his perfectly groomed scruff to reveal the baby face hidden underneath. It eventually grows out to the prickly […]

by Tamara Sestanj· · Guest Opinion, Opinion

Bubble Soccer in the Quad

The Ryerson Muslim Students’ Association hosted bubble soccer in the quad on Wednesday. The event is part of Charity Week — an initiative to raise money for orphans around the world.

by Tristan Simpson· · Soccer, Sports
Milos Raonic poses for photgraphers during his  children's charity event at Ryerson, Nov. 19, 2013 (Dan Berlin/Ryersonian Staff)

Milos Raonic wants to be number one

When the ATP released its latest world-rankings this week, Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic still found himself on the outside looking in at a coveted spot in the top ten. At his children’s charity event in support of the Milos Raonic Foundation, held at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre Tuesday night, Raonic – already the highest-ranked men’s tennis player in Canadian […]

by Dan Berlin· · Sports, Top stories, Videos