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How to help Japan

 

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Not sure where you can go or how you can help? Here are some ways you, as Canadian humanitarians, can help the people of Japan recover from one of the most devastating earthquakes and tsunamis ever recorded in history.

 

CANADIAN RED CROSS
Donate online at redcross.ca, call 1-800-418-1111, or text ASIA to 30333 to donate $5 from your phone.

SAVE THE CHILDREN
Donate online or text JAPAN or TSUNAMI to 20222 to make a $10 donation from your phone.

THE SALVATION ARMY
Donate online or text QUAKE to 45678 to make a $10 donation from your phone.

CARE Canada
Donate online to care.ca

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS
Donate online or text MED to 80888 to make a $10 donation from your phone.

GLOBAL GIVING
Donate online at globalgiving.org, an organization working with International Medical Corps, Save the Children, and other organizations on the ground to provide relief and emergency services to victims of the earthquake and tsunami.

ARK – Animal Refuge Kansai
A non-profit organization to provide relief and resources to the animals made homeless by the earthquake and tsunami. Visit their website for more info and to donate online.

 

Share this post: blog it, post it to Facebook, Tweet it, email this info out. Lend a hand, provide support. Pray for Japan.

 

 

With love and prayer,

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Sam Bradley & local musicians go Busking for Change in Vancouver streets




Friday, local musicians took to Vancouver streets to busk in support of war affected children. War Child’s Busking for Change event was brought to the west coast for the first time. My friends and I first heard of the event when Sam Bradley tweeted he will be one of the artists participating in the great cause. His original goal was to raise $400 for War Child. That was quickly surpassed by caring and giving people bringing Sam’s total to over $2100 (and still growing!).

Vancouver rock band, Elias, forefronted the event with a stellar line-up of talented musicians busking the streets including:

Carly Rae Jepsen
Said The Whale
The Painted Birds
The Februarys
Yukon Blonde
We Are The City
Jessie Farrell
The Zolas
Current Swell
JP from Maurice
Winston Hauschild
Chad Brownlee
Adaline
Benjamin Keith
Morgan Cameron Ross from Birds Of Wales
Joseph Blood from Bend Sinsiter
Goodbye Beatdown
The Racoons
Henry & The Nightcrawlers
Sweetheart
The Autumn Portrait






Despite the cold and dreary Vancouver weather, the artists played host to a handful of small crowds and smiling passersby from 10:00am to 6:00pm. My friends and I caught some of the bands, but we mostly supported Sam Bradley (and his sister Grace Lindsey) throughout the event.

Sam Bradley convinces a man to save his lungs and donate his change to War Child

(Recorded by: Mila M.)




For those of you who couldn’t support Sam busk for change, enjoy the photos and videos of his performances below.

And don’t forget, it is NOT too late to donate to War Child. Go HERE to sponsor Sam Bradley. For more information and to sponsor other celebrated musicians to raise money for war affected children, visit the Busking for Change donation site HERE!










Passport – Sam Bradley in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


Lights (Fucking Lights) – Sam Bradley in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/19

(Recorded by: Andrea T.)


Scared – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Andrea T.)


Sea Blue – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


No Diggity (cover) – Sam Bradley in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


Too Far Gone – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


Derek – Sam Bradley in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Sara K.Y.)


Whiskey – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


Paradise – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)


Watching Over You – Sam Bradley ft. Grace Lindsey in Vancouver Busking for Change 12/18/09

(Recorded by: Mila M.)





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