Why I’ll always find time to volunteer

2020-04-23T10:57:39+00:00

Volunteerism is an important family value of mine. From as early as I can remember, my Grandma and Mom have been avid about donating time and financial resources to their communities. There was an expectation that, if we had privilege, we should reinvest in our communities to help elevate the people who didn’t. The benefits of volunteering are plentiful. Here are four reasons I will always make time to volunteer. Purpose We are all searching for purpose in our lives.  My personal “purpose mission” is to leave the world in a better state than I found it. Caring about others is [...]

Why I’ll always find time to volunteer2020-04-23T10:57:39+00:00

Six ways to talk about homelessness with kids

2020-03-18T12:12:37+00:00

Talking to kids about inequality in a way that makes them feel empowered rather than helpless is challenging. The Street Feet Society works with local school districts in Metro Vancouver to engage youth in understanding and supporting issues of homelessness, marginalization and stigma. Here Tannis Price, co-founder of  The Street Feet Society shares how she and her partner Nina Sheere explain homelessness to elementary school kids. Ask Questions Usually kids LOVE asking the questions, but this time you get a turn in the driver's seat. Start by gauging their understanding of homelessness. For example:  Do you know what it means to [...]

Six ways to talk about homelessness with kids2020-03-18T12:12:37+00:00

A New Way to Pay for Yoga Outreach Workshops

2019-07-12T14:22:37+00:00

Yoga Outreach is trying out sliding scale payments for our exciting new Knowledge Development series in Vancouver beginning fall 2019. That means folks will have three options at check-out for each course: Tier 1 - Pay the true cost of the class, including the facilitator’s time, the facility, and administrative costs. This is what we would charge all students in the absence of a sliding scale.  Tier 2 - Pay this amount if you can’t attend at the full price, but you have a steady enough income to cover your basic needs, plus a few treats each month. Please consider drawing [...]

A New Way to Pay for Yoga Outreach Workshops2019-07-12T14:22:37+00:00

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