Service of Gratitude at McMaster University

Our white doves made an appearance at a McMaster University event on May 11th. 40 doves represented 40 family members who had donated loved ones’ bodies to the anatomy department at McMaster University. At this “Service of Gratitude” one family member was elected to release one of the doves simultaneously with the flock of 40

By |May 19th, 2017|stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dove Poetry – Memorials

In honour of April being National Poetry Month, it is a great time to highlight memorable dove poems read for celebrations of life, burials, memorials, internments, funerals, and commemorative services:

“Wings of a Dove”

A smile came,
on wings from above.
It was placed on my face,
by the wings of a dove.

Your entrance, more blissful.
The joys

By |April 21st, 2017|stories|0 Comments

Dove Love

The dove is the sacred animal of Aphrodite and Venus, the ancient Greek and Roman goddesses of love. In ancient times, the groom would give a dove to his bride, to symbolize he would take care of her, and their family.

Doves are known for mating for life and being monogamous. The male puffs himself up,

By |February 14th, 2017|stories|0 Comments

Family Day Dove Release

Special Event Announcement! Release a Dove will be doing a release at The Bank Cafe in Creemore, Ontario on Saturday, February 18th in honour of Family Day weekend. The founder (aka “Dove Wrangler”) will be there to do the release. Bring yourself, bring a loved one and bring the kids; come for a coffee and

By |February 3rd, 2017|stories|0 Comments

The Racing Dove Derby

Release A Dove had a pleasure of participating in a unique Fundraising Event – The Racing Dove Derby.
The Racing Dove Derby took place at the Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club as a part of the annual AHEPA Toronto Charity Golf Classic.

Even though the race was a debut, it turned out to be a huge

By |December 17th, 2014|stories|0 Comments

Father Massman

Release A Dove was honoured to do a Release for Peace with Father Massman, whose weekly mass is aired on CTV Sunday mornings. The shoot took place on an absolutely ideal day, the sun was shining and the air was crisp. Father Massam began by releasing one basket of white doves, and just seconds later

By |November 27th, 2014|stories|0 Comments

Featured in Toronto Star

Stories of pigeons returning home are legendary. So, too, are the stories of Randall Munger’s white doves.
Not even a broken wing could keep one of them away from the airy loft it calls home near Cherry Beach. The dove was holed up along Queen St. W. It hopped from rooftop to rooftop, making it back

By |November 27th, 2014|stories|0 Comments