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Holiday Fundraising Drive E-mail Sample

December xx, 201x Dear Joe, Did you know that for every $1 donation, we can distribute food for 3 meals or 75 meals just from $25? On behalf of the neighbours that you feed through your valuable and wide-reaching gift of a few bills to This Food Bank, thank you. We hope that you celebrate […]

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Ball of Energy at Rest

Last year in August, I took my first trip alone ever. I stayed two nights and three days in the “Majestic Room” at Uxbridge Manor and Spa, a charming and friendly breakfast and bed with two medium-sized ponds on the large property around which several families of ducks and an impressive pair of exotic birds with […]

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Continuing My Education: Zeroing in on Sustainable, Local Food

My cold-resilient kale sitting in my repurposed bookshelf-turned-raised bed in the snow.

I’m ringing in the new year by registering for my first course in the Sustainable Local Food Certificate Program offered at Seneca College! I’ve taken independent courses in continuing education programs before; let me tell you why this one’s so exciting to me. Like many 19/20 year olds who face the pressure of picking a […]

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Ecosource Connects: 2nd Attempt at Kinetic Typography

In December 2013, Ecosource received the final answer from Mountain Equipment Co-Op about granting an administrative project: a big, fat YES! Although my official title at Ecosource is “Communications and Administrative Assistant”, the Ecosource Connects project provided me the opportunity to rise to the occasion and surpass not just my supervisor’s (Ecosource’s executive director) expectations […]

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First Attempt at Kinetic Typography

What a mess! This is the roughest kinetic typography draft ever. Please pardon the mess you see below. Last night at 10 PM, while waiting for my partner to call and for sleep to tug at my eyelids, I decided to open my Adobe After Effects software for the first time. I had heard from […]

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