Scrap car: your car in today’s market

Scrap car blues? If you are industry-savvy, you know that your local scrap yardScrap Car has been faced with a grim market depression that has lasted almost two years. That impacts any one ready to let go of a recycle-ready vehicle. "I donated a scrap car 10 years ago and got a $200.00 tax receipt! Why is my receipt lower now than it was then?" Continue reading "Scrap car: your car in today’s market" →

STARS Foundation | In Honor of Canada’s 150th

STARSSTARS Foundation may agree that it doesn't get much more Canadian than this!   STARS1   What do a Zamboni and a helicopter have in common? This Canada Day we cheer for the unique ways in which our donors and the causes they love come together. Continue reading "STARS Foundation | In Honor of Canada’s 150th" →

Toronto Alzheimer Society

Toronto Alzheimer SocietyThe Toronto Alzheimer Society (or, Alzheimer Society Toronto) is making a joyfully compassionate difference: “I came here to die, but now I’m here to live” – Mrs. Jacobs. as quoted by her son two weeks after moving into One Kenton Place. Continue reading "Toronto Alzheimer Society" →

Motorcycle Renegades, Rallies, and Getting Results

Motorcycle madness was not on our minds when my husband and I opted to Motorcycle 2take his mom on a road trip one August. When we head out on a trek, we don't make a plan. We pick a direction, point the nose of our car that direction, and just see where the road takes us. Turning the corner off a dusty Wyoming road one hot summer we were surprised to find ourselves surrounded by hundreds of motorbikes and their devoted riders! Continue reading "Motorcycle Renegades, Rallies, and Getting Results" →

Wildlife Update: Vic the Vulture (Part Two)

  Wildlife sanctuaries are well represented on our list of charities. Do you remember Vic the Vulture? His story led to Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge joining Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre on our list of causes to choose from. The good Samaritans that ensured Vic the Vulture would survive the winter have sent us a stirring update. Read on to learn where Vic is now. Continue reading "Wildlife Update: Vic the Vulture (Part Two)" →

Arthritis Society: Treatment, Caring Support, Advocacy

The Arthritis Society is one of our charities, and at the time of this Arthritis Societywriting we have several donations in the works for them. As you set to Spring cleaning, in addition to cleaning out the closets you may need to tackle the garage? Consider the Arthritis Society in that clean sweep! Continue reading "Arthritis Society: Treatment, Caring Support, Advocacy" →

The ALS Society Vehicle Donation Nets Over $10, 000.00

One Calgary man's donation on behalf of the ALS Society will make a strong ALS Societyimpact. His BMW netted $10544.75 on sale day! Our donation outcomes in the thousands of dollars do put a bounce in our step.   We are equally grateful for every steady-on recycle-ready vehicle that rolls through our program! Despite continuing instability in the metal industry, our agents continue to pay the highest prices they can, ensuring that your charities of choice see incremental gifts each month. Continue reading "The ALS Society Vehicle Donation Nets Over $10, 000.00" →