Yesterday, something remarkable happened in Saskatoon. Seven photographers, ten volunteers and one makeup artist met at The Salvation Army on Avenue C and 19th Street for Saskatoon’s first Help Portrait event. Help Portrait is a … Continue reading
This past Wednesday I had the honor of speaking on mobile volunteerism at Mobile Tech Training during Net Change Week in Toronto. In my talk I shared some examples how mobiles are aiding traditional volunteerism, … Continue reading
The Star Phoenix recently reported on my work with The Extraordinaries and our efforts to help Haiti earthquake victims. http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Programmer+helps+following+earthquake/2457736/story.html A Saskatoon man is creating a means to help the Haiti earthquake relief effort with … Continue reading
NBC News just profiled our efforts at The Extraordinaries to help find Haiti earthquake survivors. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/tech/Extraordinary-Site-Aims-to-Find-Haiti-Quake-Survivors-82059317.html View more news videos at: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/video. Want to help?Visit http://haiti.beextra.org
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and leaving the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince in ruins. The damage this disaster has caused is still unmeasurable as friends and … Continue reading
ABC News did a great special on The Extraordinaries, ‘the power to change the world in the palm of your hand’. How can you turn your spare time into social good? How about helping Big … Continue reading
Idealist.org has released an excellent resource for those interested in a nonprofit career, The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers.
I first read about The Extraordinaries back in October, and after watching their short teaser video, I was convinced that these guys would change the world. I decided then that I needed to contribute to … Continue reading
I volunteered at St George’s Soup Kitchen back in the fall of 2007. The volunteer run organization provides a warm meal to those less fortunate. Now back in Halifax, I am happy to return to … Continue reading
Ok, The Extraordinaries is an incredible idea, allowing anyone to utilize their downtime like during a commute to work, to volunteer and answer questions via their mobile phone. Just watch their video, brilliant!
This past fall I’ve been helping at St George’s soup kitchen, a volunteer run operation providing a warm meal to those less fortunate. Meeting Saturdays at 3pm, for 3 hours volunteers setup tables and chairs, … Continue reading