Community Involvement

United Way Campaign London

Dec 16, 2011

Google Give $100M

Dec 15, 2011

Google earns a LOT of money every year, and they give out a lot of money to good causes as well.  Nerds On Site uses and resells many Google services, including Google Apps for Business, so it’s great to see them doing this.  Learn about some of the charities that Google supported this year, and […]

Foreign Aid, Capitalist Style

Dec 14, 2011

From time to time, our team recommends valuable articles to our readers, all in the charitable genre.  We are recommending another great article from the team at Fortune Magazine, titled “Foreign Aid, Capitalist Style”.  Heartily recommended!    Read the article here:

Did you hear about Regretsy?

Dec 13, 2011

Apparently a website called regretsy collected a lot of money in donations from their site visitors, with all the money going towards buying toys for children this season.  Unfortunately, Regretsy used PayPal to collect and payout the funds, and PayPal decided that their actions weren’t worthy of a charity status.  Not only did PayPal charge […]

Fill the Beetle…Feed the People in Lethbridge

Dec 10, 2011

The Lethbridge POD just finished a successful Fill the Beetle…Feed the People event, held at the Real Canadian SuperStore.  Their team raised $180.75 in cash for the Lethbridge Food Bank, and also filled one Beetle’s trunk full of food for the Lethbridge Food Bank.  Thanks for all the GREAT people of Lethbridge that turned out […]

It’s Human Rights Day!

Dec 10, 2011

From the United Nations: “This year, millions of people decided the time had come to claim their rights. They took to the streets and demanded change. Many found their voices using the internet and instant messaging to inform, inspire and mobilize supporters to seek their basic human rights. Social media helped activists organize peaceful protest […]

International Anti-Corruption Day

Dec 9, 2011

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day, and Nerds On Site feels very passionate about this cause.  Our team believe that through technology we can achieve the necessary level of transparency to expose corruption at all levels of government and business.  Transparency and openness help hold everyone in our governments accountable to the people. As it says in our ‘Imagine If’ […]

New Social Network for Parents with Autistic Children

Dec 9, 2011

There is a new social network for parents of children with Autism, built by MyHealthTeams. The site, called MyAutismTeam, launched this summer, and already has over 12,500 members. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior.  Autistic disorder, […]

Wes Playing Santa this Saturday!

Dec 8, 2011

Our Ottawa POD Leader, Wes Schnob, will be playing Santa this Saturday!  Wes will be at the Sippy Cup Cafe on March Road from 10am to 1pm, so come and see him!  Don’t you want to see how Santa disguises his bald head? Preston is the manager at the Sippy Cup Cafe, and he will […]