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Charity Events

Here are the charity events that you need to know about!

Contest: Join the mile high club with the Calgary Sexual Health Centre

February 11, 2017

There’s always lots of pressure to do something romantic on Valentine’s Day. But what if this Valentine’s Day you something romantic with 200 other people. No, not like that. Next Tuesday, I’m hosting Mate Nite with Brian Keating. The evening …
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A list of ways Calgarians can help Fort McMurrary

May 5, 2016

For the past couple of days, you’ve no doubt been glued to the television, YouTube and social media watching as devastating fires rip through Fort McMurray and now surrounding neighbourhoods. Depending where you live, it can be hard to help. …
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How a celebration of pink is helping Canadian youth from coast to coast to coast!

February 16, 2016

On Wednesdays we wear pink…and hopefully every day until February 24th. In support of Shaw Communications’ #PinkShirtPromise campaign, Post-it® Brand* and CrossIron Mills are embarking on an initiative to end bullying in Canada. Today, guests will be invited to write …
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This sweater is made completely with the hair of gay Canadians!

March 24, 2015

More than a hundred gay Canadians have joined together (literally) to make the gayest sweater anyone has ever seen. Okay, that probably needs some context. The Gay Sweater Project is an initiative created to educate people that the word ‘gay’ should …
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Trailer: Check out Calgary’s First Film Directed By Calgary!

August 8, 2014

I think a lot of people think of Calgary has just oil, gas and the Stampede. And I’ll be honest, it mostly is. But, the part that isn’t oil, gas and Stampede is pretty freaking awesome too! I first heard …
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Charity: Bid on my bowl and win tickets to Reba, Wicked and A Christmas Carol!

May 7, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, I’m so excited to be participating in the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank’s Empty Bowl Benefit. Basically, they ask a bunch of Calgary personalities, sports stars and, well, me, to paint a bowl and …
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Musical SOS: Two big flood relief concerts announced!

July 15, 2013

I guess when you’re planning a flood relief concert, why not go big or go home. Today, residents of Southern Alberta got word that  two different Alberta flood relief concerts will soon be taking place in Calgary .  While both …
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My holiday gift guide: $10 or less!

November 4, 2012

A sponsored Mike’s Bloggity Blog post. Whether we are ready to admit it or, the holiday’s are just around the corner. Especially if you procrastinate on the gift giving. While I am not a fan of playing Christmas music so …
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Party with a conscience: SIX Halloween parties for a good cause!

October 26, 2012

This weekend, if you’re looking for a spooky good time in Calgary there are hundreds of parties going on, but what about parties with a conscience? If you want to party with a cause, here are six Halloween activities hoping …
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Charity: Bid on a big ol’ woodie, all for a great cause!

October 21, 2012

Of all the charities things I’ve gotten to do over the years, this one might be the most, um, eye-catching. To celebrate their 40th Anniversary, The Calgary Sexual Health Centre asked local media personalities and a few national celebrities to …
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“Chairlift’ for a cause!

September 21, 2012

Of all the things I am, chair designer is not one that is very high on the list, if at all. But a few weeks ago, The Calgary Home and Design Show asked if I could design my own Ikea …
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The day I rappelled 30-storeys!

September 6, 2012

Look up, look way up. See that tiny spec of a man in the top left hand corner of the above picture, well, that’s me. Yup. For a few short minutes I left my computer to climb 30-storeys only to …
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Easter Seals Drop Zone: Ready to drop…some change?

September 4, 2012

As you may have heard, I’m participating in the Easter Seals Drop Zone this Thursday! Around 3:30pm, I’ll be rappelling 30-storeys down the Sun Life Tower in hopes of raising a ton of cash and awareness for all the amazing …
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Getting for the scariest challenge of my life!

August 23, 2012

On September 6th, I’ll probably doing the craziest thing that I’ve ever done in my life, when I throw myself off the top of Calgary’s biggest towers, all for a good cause. Okay, maybe “throwing myself off” is a little …
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Donate money…then throw me off a building!

August 16, 2012

Okay, so the headline for this blog post is a little dramatic, but that is essentially what I’m asking you to do. I, for some crazy reason, just signed up for the Easter Seals Drop Zone. No one asked me …
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