Category Archives: Charity

Kids helping kids – Kanata Montessori School for Love4Gambia

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future”, J.F. Kennedy, 35th US President After spending half a day with the students of the Kanata Montessori School (KMS), I have a feeling our future will … Continue reading

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Love4Gambia News – Save the Dates!

It has been quiet on the Love4Gambia blog for the last couple of weeks!  But that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been working away to cook up a few events and to spread the word about Love4Gambia! Lots of activities … Continue reading

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When I first met Erin at my company Christmas party in December of 2010 (her husband and I work together) I never thought she would take me on this incredible Love4Gambia journey with her. I agreed to become a part … Continue reading

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Meet Kate & Wish Her a Happy 10th Birthday

Kate will be 10 years old on March 10. She doesn’t want gifts, she wants donations to Love4Gambia. Kate is my long run partner Liam’s daughter.  She loves to run too.  She loves to cheer on runners at races and … Continue reading

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Miles of Kindness

When you do something big like this for a charity you find out the most wonderful things about people’s spirits, about generosity and kindness.  It makes me feel good about the human race (bad pun intended).  Here are my most … Continue reading

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Announcing Sponsor Stirpe, Stones & Associates!

With immense gratitude, I am pleased to share that Stirpe, Stones & Associate Clinical and Forensic Psychology are Love4Gambia’s newest corporate sponsors.  The Stirpe part of the equation is Dr. Tania Stirpe, a Queen’s and University of Toronto graduate and … Continue reading

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Proudly Welcoming Sponsor Orthotics East!!

For the average marathon runner, two groups are very important. The first is your training group, your team, they provide camaraderie and support, sharing the work during challenging workouts and can even make running in -12 with snow and wind … Continue reading

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One Month In!

This week, I hit the one-month mark of my Love4Gambia campaign and, right now, I am feeling really grateful.  And somewhat tired now that I am back to 5-days per week of training + yoga practice.  This month has been … Continue reading

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Love4Gambia begins!

This July, I will be running all the way across a country in Africa to keep kids alive through HIV education.  Let me tell you more about this and how you can be a part of this unique campaign. Three … Continue reading

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