Support and fundraising helps destigmatize HIV and AIDS through testing and harm reduction.
On Nov. 2 at 8a.m., nearly 100 University of Saskatchewan students belonging to it’s Gamers Club began a 24-hour gaming marathon called Extra Life to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan.
We all like to think we are doing our part in the fight against disease through donating to causes in one way or another, but what does this mean for finding a cure?
It’s the most wonderful time of year. And no, it’s not Christmas. It’s Movember! On the 1st of November, messages all over the internet, including from peers, encouraged men to shave one last time before growing out their moustaches with the intent of raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer.
Once again, Movember has brought out the many moustaches on campus. For those who are not aware, the purpose of “Movember” — also known as No-Shave November — is to raise awareness for prostate cancer and raise funds for further research into the disease.
Years after receiving funding from KidSport, Rylund Hunter is giving back to the charity. The fourth-year Huskies linebacker is the president of the Huskie Athletics Council and has spearheaded a fundraising effort to raise money for KidSport Saskatoon.
Satoshi Shibata is putting everything aside to help victims of the Japanese tsunami. The international studies student called an open community meeting on March 13 to figure out what could be done to help in the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami.
The Clarion Project, a campaign to build a world-class fine and performing arts centre for the University of Saskatchewan, needs to secure funding.
It appears that Saskatchewan has not completely escaped the effects of the recession, as the Saskatoon Food Bank has seen use of its services increase by 20 per cent from 2009 to 2010.