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" →

Vic the Vulture – and a Vehicle Donation (Part One)

Vic the Vulture     What do you do when you find a vulture in your garage? Good Samaritans Laura Mattice and Mark Newton spent their Christmas season faced with just such a question...and then went on to donate their car to the charity that helped find the answer! Here is their story... Continue reading "Vic the Vulture – and a Vehicle Donation (Part One)" →

Cars for Cancer | One Company’s Triple Gift

Good things come in threes! One company's committed efforts in raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society has resulted in three separate vehicle Cancerdonations. That means over $1000.00 in monies toward a cause that impacts most of us -- in big ways and small. Continue reading "Cars for Cancer | One Company’s Triple Gift" →

Money Stress Impacts Canadian Donors and Charities

Money StressWe hear it in your voice, and we see it in your donor notes. Money stress is impacting how you go about giving. You want to make the biggest impact possible, both for your charity, and on your income taxes. Continue reading "Money Stress Impacts Canadian Donors and Charities" →

Weather Network | Top 10 Stories From 2016

Have you checked in at the Weather Network recently? 'Ever heard of an ice disc? Searching for reassurance that last (non)winter really did happen, this Weather NetworkAlberta gal went looking for some perspective on the unrelenting (where are our Chinooks?!) chill of our winter, so far. The WN does not disappoint! Continue reading "Weather Network | Top 10 Stories From 2016" →

Customer Complaints | Keeping Spirits Bright This Christmas

customer complaintsAre you a master of customer complaints? Sometimes customer feedback is spot-on and key to improving service. Sometimes? Well, sometimes we're just taking the stress of the season out on an employee doing their best to keep the holidays running smoothly for all. Continue reading "Customer Complaints | Keeping Spirits Bright This Christmas" →