Community Involvement

Barrie Food Bank – Fill the Beetle 2017

Jun 23, 2017

What a fun feel-good event! Ten Nerds made the trek to Barrie, with their Nerdmobiles in tow, for the 6th annual Fill-the-Beetle event. We opened up our hatches and watched the food pile up (and we ate pizza and ice cream). Approx. 4,500 lbs of food was collected for the Barrie Food Bank on Saturday. […]

Largest ever Fill the Beetle

Jun 30, 2016

Over 10,000 (ten thousand) pounds of food collected:

South African Nerds On Site respond to drought.

Feb 4, 2016

SO PROUD of our ZA Nerds!! This morning on the way to our 7am team breakfast Lourens heard about a radio campaign to send water to a huge drought region north of Pretoria. IMMEDIATELY this man of action (your colleague Lourens) canvased all at breakfast and had us leave our coffees on the table, gather […]

Fill the Beetle and Santa Claus Parade

Dec 10, 2015

Thanks to Richard Beers and Bill Abbott for joining me for 1. Fill the Beetle for my church’s Neighbourhood Centre food bank (4th or 5th year, can’t remember!) , 2. Santa Claus Parade, Ajax, Ontario. PS. the Little nerd I’m holding is my 20 month old son Xander:); Mommy brought him out as well!  Fill […]

Santa Claus Parade

Nov 30, 2015

On Saturday Ottawa Nerds On Site were participating in 2 Santa Claus parades. In the west our new nerd Mark Cassanto was in the Arnprior parade. He was joined by his wife and kids who handed out candy canes, as well as some boxes of Nerds, to the kids who were lining the route. (Wes has […]

Blood: Water Mission

Jul 11, 2012

The weather is starting to get pretty warm in places, and with it we all are drinking a bit more water than usual in order to stay hydrated as we go about our daily tasks.  Have you thought lately about how much harder it must be for people that go everyday without ready access to […]

Charity Event Roundup

Jun 21, 2012

It seems that come warm weather, the opportunities to raise some money for your favourite charities just keep increasing!  In the past week, our team has been involved in many great events, and not all of them golf tournaments! Last week Saturday Robin Martin of our London Ontario team participated in the Fanshawe Dragon Boat […]

World Day Against Child Labour

Jun 12, 2012

In 2002, the International Labour Organization launched the “World Day Against Child Labour” to bring our attention to the practice of child labour that still occurs in many parts of the world. The latest figures estimate that over 215 Million children are still trapped in oppressive slave labour, with 115 Million of these being forced […]

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

Jun 4, 2012

Today is the International Day designated to remember the children that are victims of aggression.  While this day was started in response to the innocent children caught in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian forces, it has grown to remember all children world-wide that are victims of physical, emotional and mental abuse. Today stands as […]