Tag Archives: compassion

Digital Storytelling: “Small Grants Brings Us Together” by Linda

Here is Linda’s story. She applied for a Neighbourhood Small Grants and obtained a bit of funding to put together a small gathering for her neighbours in the newly built condo. It was a great way to help build connection, … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: “The Importance of Being Thankful” by Shirley

This is Shirley and her loving family. She spends a lot of quality time with them and she shares about her thoughts on the importance of being thankful. No matter who you are or where you’re at in life, there … Continue reading

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Day of Pink

It’s International Day of Pink and many of us will be wearing a pink (or red) shirt to symbolize our support of and our belief that one day there will be an end to bullying and intolerance of all kinds. Are you in the pink? Continue reading

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The Wonderful Things We Love About Spring

It won’t be long now. There’s change in the air and in the light of the sunshine as it begins to warm up. Soon winter will loosen its grip upon our beautiful city of Vancouver and the wonders of Spring … Continue reading

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Support For Our Holiday Hamper Program

Dear Community Member, We are seeking community support for our Holiday Hamper program. For more than a decade, we have provided support and much needed cheer to at least 40 families in our community each holiday season. Since 2009, we … Continue reading

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National Philanthropy Day: The Beauty of Giving Back

Today is National Philanthropy Day. It’s a day to celebrate generosity and kindness, so I think this is a perfect day to ponder the beauty of giving back, to your community, to causes that are important to you and to the world in general. Continue reading

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5 Quotes of Compassion Inspired by Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day. I’m wearing my poppy in honor of this day as I write this post. Whenever I think about the sacrifices of our veterans I am filled with so much gratitude. I thought that one of the legacies of this great sacrifice is compassion. So I wanted to share 5 quotes about compassion inspired by Remembrance Day. Continue reading

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Peace Starts With Me: Heart-Mind Celebration

On the morning of Thursday, May 21st, we celebrated the Heart-Mind Initiative Project with a wonderful gathering and lunch. The event consisted an overview of the Heart-Mind Index, Frog Hollow’s process and involvement and the community’s engagement. The Heart-Mind Well-Being … Continue reading

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At home faraway

I’ve been talking about the project with my son Harry. He’s 9 and a story-teller from way back. When he was a baby he chattered endlessly. Brian and I would smile at each other and wonder “Will he talk this … Continue reading

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About the Caring Community Project

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House is an innovative, dynamic non-profit organization that works to empower our Vancouver Eastside community through a wide-range of community   programs and services. http://www.froghollow.bc.ca/ We invite your involvement  and  support in Creating Compassionate Children and a … Continue reading

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