Ways you can make a difference
(Last updated August 28th 2012)
Care2 - A website that allows free ‘click-to-donate’ as well as a point earning system that you can cash in to help various causes.
Ontario Volunteer Centre Network – Has a list of the various volunteer centres in Ontario, you can then find volunteer opportunities within your community!
Charity Guide – This website lists way you can help animals (and other causes) in different amounts of time (15 minutes, a few hours or on vacation)
Therapeutic Paws of Canada – an organization that provides therapy animals for many different people. If you think your cat or dog would make a good therapy animal, they have a certification process
KIND – a health food company but they also have this amazing idea to spread kindness through a monthly ‘kindness mission’. Sign up for the monthly kindness mission and if enough people sign up for that mission they give back to the community in specific ways! It’s really fun thing to participate in and you’ll know that through your small act of kindness you are also help KIND spread kindness as well!
Get Involved – a website where you can list your availability as a volunteer or find volunteers! Really useful tool for Canadians!
Get Volunteering – a website where you can list your availability as a volunteer! http://getvolunteering.ca/
People For Good – a website sharing inspiration & ideas on doing good!
Goodnet – a website where you can list your availability as a volunteer or find volunteers around the world.
Idealist – find volunteer, work and internship opportunities around the world with nonprofit organizations, nonprofits can also use this to find volunteers etc.
Koodo Microvolunteering – Help nonprofits by volunteering online in minutes! Nonprofits can also list small online tasks that they need help with.
Make a Feral Cat Shelter – Step by step instructions on how to make a feral cat shelter (provided by Ally Cat Allies). Useful if you know of feral cats in your area, or to help out a rescue organization near you that looks after a colony.
Canadian Universities Volunteer List – A list of animal organizations in Ontario that need volunteers. Our mini-project of helping to update the list of organizations is now complete!
LifeStream Animal Blood Bank – a blood bank located in Ontario. If you’re dog fits the requirements they can donate blood to dogs in need!
Purrrfect Place To Paws – Not only are they pet friendly hotels, but a portion of proceeds goes to helping the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies.
Free Kibble – a website where each day you answer a trivia question, whether right or wrong 10 pieces of kibble are donated to shelters in the USA. You can play everyday.
Toronto Activist Support Group - Find a welcoming and supportive group that can help you with your endeavours for positive change in your community! They hold monthly supportive meetings in Toronto.