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Family Advent Calendar : Daily Bread Food Bank Donation #givingtuesday

  Once again, this year, we’ll be donating non-perishable items to the Daily Bread Food Bank box at our local grocery store or making a contribution online to Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank.  The Daily Bread Food Bank is a registered charity that is fighting hunger in our communities. Every year thousands of people across Toronto rely on food banks. […]

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Family Advent Calendar : Support Forests Ontario #givingtuesday

It’s the second #givingtuesday on our Family Advent Calendar. And this one is in honour of trees. As you may know, we lost the giant Norway Maple in our front yard this year. The city of Toronto had to remove it because it was growing old and hollowing out! No worries, it will be replaced next spring […]

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Provide a Newborn Checkup via Plan Canada Gifts of Hope

It’s another giving day on our 2015 Advent Calendar. Our family’s focus today is on world health.  Plan Canada provides a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries. And, today, via their Gifts of Hope program, we will sponsor a newborn checkup for a mother and […]

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Donate to the WWF

It’s a giving day here at the Lunchbox Season. Today, we’ll donate to the WWF.   We wholly support the mission of WWF: To stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by: Ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable. […]

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Thanksgiving Unplugged : Seven Ways to Take it Easy this Holiday

Following on the heels of our very relaxing September Unplugged, we thought we’d share with you our Fall Holiday edition… Thanksgiving Unplugged : Seven Ways to Take it Easy This Holiday 1. Follow a Magazine Menu from Start to Finish If you’re stuck for ideas or looking for something new, or if you simply want to opt […]

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Tonic Tuesday: Give to Forests Ontario

Tonic Tuesday Give to Forests Ontario Today, we’ll donate to an organization that supports the health and sustainability of Ontario’s tree canopy. Who doesn’t want to breathe well and breathe easy? It’s difficult to plant trees during winter, so we’ll let Forests Ontario take of that for us. To learn more about this great organization, […]

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Tonic Tuesday: Donate to the Daily Bread Food Bank

Tonic Tuesday Donate to the Daily Bread Food Bank* Today, we’ll be gathering canned goods, dried beans, and pasta to give to the Daily Bread Food Bank box at our local grocer. We’ll also be making a contribution online. Who’s on your giving list today? _____________ The Food Bank supports more than 200 Food Programs across […]

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Tonic Tuesday: Give a Family an Endless Harvest via Plan Canada

Tonic Tuesday Give a Family an Endless Harvest via Plan Canada Today is one of our giving days. Today, we’ll be purchasing one of Plan Canada’s Gifts of Hope. The gift of an Endless Harvest will support a family in a developing country by giving them the ability to create and maintain their own garden. […]

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Tonic Tuesday, Adopt an Animal from the World Wildlife Fund

Tonic Tuesday Adopt an Animal from the World Wildlife Fund Canada.* Today is the first of our “Tonic Tuesdays” or “Giving Days.” Each Tuesday in Advent, we’ll be making a holiday contribution to our favourite charities or causes. Today, December 2nd, is also Canada’s “Giving Tuesday,” in which people around the country and around the […]

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The Lunchbox Season’s 10 Best …Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming! Here are 9 of our best Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving-Friendly Posts and a bonus 10th contribution from our Sister Site! Just click on the image and be transported!!!           Whisky Fig Cranberry Sauce: Break out the Whisky & Cider. Here’ s our original recipe for a cinnamon, whisky, and fig filled Cranberry Sauce […]

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Advent Shadowbox 2012: Day 10, Give a Beehive!

Today is another Giving Day.  Via PlanCanada, we’re donating a Beehive & Beekeeping Kit, and lessons in how to care for and maintain the hive to a family in the developing world. This not only helps a family in need, it contributes to rebuilding the declining bee population. And, as we all know, bees are a vital part of our food chain. You can read […]

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Advent Shadowbox 2012: Day 3, Support the World Wildlife Fund

We are avid supporters of the World Wildlife Fund and their work in supporting diverse species and the environments in which they live.  Today, we will support the fund by making a charitable donation. You can also “adopt” a plush animal, if that suits your taste. The Kermode Bear is a new favourite in our […]

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