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How I’m helping my preschooler understand racism

When my four-year-old dropped a bombshell comment at dinner, I realized we have to work harder to combat prejudice in everyday life

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How community members are giving back from a distance

Four GTA residents share the inspiring ways they’re showing their local love in challenging times

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A day in the life: Jake Farr, trans advocate and counsellor

As a teacher, social worker and bridge-builder, Jake Farr is making life better for trans communities in Toronto and Durham

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Can thank-you notes make the world a better place?

Expressing gratitude to people you admire is good for everyone. Try it for the Local Love Gratitude Challenge

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My clap-back at online bullies inspired a global self-love movement

Cyberbullies almost shattered me. Then a huge community of online strangers showed me I wasn’t alone

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4 ways to use technology to support your mental health

From chat or video counselling to self-help apps, these high-tech solutions can help you through hard times

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7 places to volunteer in Mississauga

Want to help your local community? Look no further than these great places to volunteer in Mississauga

Can I donate my mattress? 8 things charities don’t need

Some donated items are inconvenient or even a potential liability; others are surprisingly useful. Do you know the difference?

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7 volunteer opportunities for seniors in Toronto and the GTA

Retirees can flex their professional skills in volunteer roles that make local communities stronger

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5 places to donate kids’ sports gear in Toronto and the GTA

These organizations will give that equipment a new life, and you’ll feel great supporting a good cause