In communities across the country and around the world, there are people who create positive changes through renewal. The Tetley Green Tea Renewal Party is proud to support them. Read on to learn about Tetley’s support of Benji Chu and Run for Change.
Creating positive change
Benji Chu is the founder of Run for Change, a bi-weekly running group and annual 5K road race for the homeless and lower income individuals in Vancouver’s downtown east side. Having run more than 30 marathons, Benji knows through personal experience that running can change a person’s life. He has made it his goal to change the lives of those he works with on a weekly basis through a commitment to running and exercise.
Everyone who contributes to his or her community like Chu deserves something a little special. Watch this video to find out how Tetley Tea surprised Chu.
To learn more about Run for Change or how you can help, visit RunForChange.ca.
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How to give back
Getting involved in your community is extremely rewarding. We have put together a collection of articles with ideas and suggestions on how you can get involved and improve your community.
- Organize a community fundraiser
- Revamp your neighborhood park
- Inspire your community to go green
- 10 Ways to give back
- More community involvement tips
Make a commitment in 2012 to make a difference in the lives of those around you. It doesn’t take a lot of money to give back to your community. It just takes a little time and effort.