As it gets colder outside, a group of Ryerson students is preparing to help keep Toronto’s homeless warm this winter. How it got started First-year business management students Razi-Ul-Haque Syed and Benjamin Copeman recently kickstarted Warm Hearts, a student-led initiative that is raising funds to create winter survival kits for Toronto’s homeless community. “I believe that no matter where someone […]
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A startup from Ryerson’s Fashion Zone is combining fashion and technology to start a social movement and is using Kickstarter to do it. Gimme360 is a clothing company that donates proceeds from every garment sold to provide water for developing countries. The amount of proceeds donated depend on the project they’re working on due to the amount of equipment needed […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]