Posts By: Chloe Burns

Helping Hampers 2016: A Heartwarming Success

Photos taken at Queen Elizabeth High School Happy New Year! Our largest annual campaign, Helping Hampers, is officially all wrapped up for 2016. With the help of all of our participating schools and businesses, our wonderful GEOMEER volunteers, and everyone else who donated items, time or energy, we successfully put together and delivered 69 hampers! We’d like… Read more »

Inspiring Confidence at Suit Up! 2016

All of you who are already back at school know exactly how stressful the end of summer can be. For Edmontonians who are already struggling financially, these stresses are multiplied exponentially. And it’s exactly these stresses GEOMEER seeks to help reduce with our August event, Suit Up! The event took place this year on August… Read more »

Call for Applicants!

GEOMEER is looking for a new Mentorship Coordinator! If you are looking for a paid position that would provide leadership opportunities and not-for-profit experience, we’re probably looking for you! Apply here to help make a difference in your community with GEOMEER. Applications close the 22nd of July, 2016. We’re hoping to hear from you! Happy Summer!

Sprint n’ Splash: Call for Volunteers

GEOMEER is looking for energetic and passionate volunteers to help us with our annual Sprint n’ Splash 5K race! Volunteers are asked to put in a four-hour shift between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 4, 2016, at Aspen Gardens Community League (12015-39A Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6J 6P7). Interested? Please complete this short form to… Read more »

Announcing GEOMEER’s Sprint n’ Splash 2016!

Start your summer off with a splash! This June 4th, you, your family and all your friends can participate in Sprint n’ Splash, Alberta’s only waterfight race. Sign up for our 5K Aquaventure, arm yourself with your preferred water gun, and show up ready for some summer fun. Be sure to brush up on your slip n’ slide… Read more »

Vote for Our National Community on Monday

Voting is one of the most basic, fundamental ways you can influence your community. Canada’s 42nd election is taking place this Monday (October 19th, 2015), and any number of outcomes have been predicted. This year, more than 3.6 million Canadians have already voted in advance polls, which is 71% more than the last election. We… Read more »

Suit Up 2015

Back-to-school season is stressful for everyone, when temperatures wind down and activities wind back up again. These stresses are multiplied when you’re also worried about the financial demands of going back to school. Back-to-school shopping can cost families over $600 per child. GEOMEER alleviates this expense by giving local families in need the chance to pick… Read more »

10 Things You Can Do for Your Community This Summer

GEOMEER believes in the importance of nurturing our communities by creating connections and working together. Sometimes being active in your community requires more effort in the summer. School-sponsored activities die down, and lots of extracurriculars like sports teams and choirs are on a break. Life is busy, even in the summer, but here are some… Read more »