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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 »

Helping Hampers: Call for Volunteers

Helping Hampers is a mentorship and social justice opportunity unlike any other. It pairs young adults with local high school and business leaders to fundraise for families in need. This Fall 2015, we’re looking for passionate and enthusiastic young volunteers to take part in this campaign. Project Manager Are you ultra-organized? Do you have a knack for multitasking? Perhaps you’re hungry for the… Read more »

Runners Dive into Summer at Sprint n’ Splash 2015

GEOMEER’s fourth annual race event–and first ever water run–was a splash! Our fantastic volunteers gathered at the Aspen Gardens Community League Hall early in the morning to fill water balloons and ready the race course. By 10:15, runners in our first race were on their way! Seventy-three enthusiastic participants registered for our 5K Water Fight Challenge,… 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 »