5 fast questions with Spark pro bono consultant Ed Hildebrandt

5 fast questions with Spark pro bono consultant Ed Hildebrandt

  When Ed Hildebrandt signed up as a pro bono consultant with Spark! he was delighted to be matched with a resource centre right in his own neighbourhood. But the HR advisor from Manitoba Hydro got even more out of the opportunity than he expected. Working with...
I popped the question, we made the match!

I popped the question, we made the match!

  The following is a guest blog by Spark pro bono consultant Cate Friesen: Why I work as a pro bono consultant with Spark First of all, the staff at Spark make a mean cappuccino. Just saying. I called Spark out of the blue, around the time I launched my own...
Social media planning for Teen Talk

Social media planning for Teen Talk

“The youth are all on Instagram! We need to be better at reaching and engaging them, as well as the other audiences that we want to connect with, who are probably on different platforms” states Teen Talk’s Bren Dixon. Klinic Community Health’s...
New visual identity for a new organization

New visual identity for a new organization

The Restorative Justice Association of Manitoba (RJAM) is a new “umbrella” organization made up of local organizations who provide supports and resources to people and communities involved in and affected by crime. RJAM seeks to promote dialogue and...
Another great executive director mentorship match

Another great executive director mentorship match

West Central Community Program has a long and storied history of providing recreational and developmental activities for children in the West End. They’re celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, and have been a positive force in the lives of literally...
Beautifying a bedbug business

Beautifying a bedbug business

  Spark match! The Daniel McIntyre St. Matthews Maryland Community Association is in the process of ramping up their BiteBack social enterprise. A previous match set the stage for this one – which is developing a visual identity for the business. How do you...