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May 2012

Helping bridge the gap between groups in needs, organizations with resources and individuals with skills.
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Saskatoon Help Portrait

December 5, 2010

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 Por...
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Mobile Volunteerism

June 14, 2010

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 tradition...
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The Star Phoenix Profiles The Extraordinaries

January 19, 2010

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/245...
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Log On To Help Haiti

January 19, 2010

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...
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Helping Haiti Earthquake Victims

January 19, 2010

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 un...
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The Power To Change The World In The Palm Of Your Hand

December 10, 2009

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 Cat Rescue l...
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The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers

March 23, 2009

Idealist.org has released an excellent resource for those interested in a nonprofit career, The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers.
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Why The Extraordinaries Will Change The World

March 18, 2009

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 contrib...
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Volunteering at St George’s Soup Kitchen

February 10, 2009

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 the f...
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February 2009

Developed the iOS app for the Extraordinaries micro-volunteer platform, allowing anyone to volunteer on their smartphone.
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The Extraordinaries, An Extraordinary Idea!

October 21, 2008

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 v...
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