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Million Reasons Run

Authored on July 11, 2023

Get comfortable, because there are so many amazing things happening in the 10th and final episode of the Raising Kindness podcast. First, we volunteered to participate in the Million Reasons Run. This run/walk event is put on by the SickKids Foundation, with proceeds going to the participant's local children's hospital. At the end of this episode, Becki and Bennett reflect back on the 10 episodes that made up the Raising Kindness podcast season. Listen in as they talk about how the podcast came to be, their favourite moments, lessons learned, and, of course, they share some laughs.

Teddy Bears Anonymous

Authored on June 13, 2023

Being sick and going to the hospital can be a scary scenario for anyone, especially young children. Thanks to Regina’s Luke Lawrence for creating an amazing program in memory of his daughter, called Teddy Bears Anonymous, a hospital trip for a child now is a bit more comforting. Hear how the program provides children with a new teddy bear friend to help ease their fears. These special factory-sealed bears have touched so many hearts. Listen to this episode to hear about the volunteer experience and be sure to check out the kids' Kindness Challenge.

Regina Floral Conservatory

Authored on May 9, 2023

A room filled with beautiful flowers, lush greenery with the sounds of water features well in a floral scented humid warm environment… I could be describing a far away tropical environment however I’m talking about the floral conservatory talked away in Regina. this beautiful environment is exclusively run by a committed group of talented volunteers. Colbey, Bennett and myself had a unique volunteer opportunity helping Put together plants to be sold as a fundraiser for the floral conservatory. Listen in to this episode to hear all about the kindness challenge, you are not going to want to miss this one.