I have some bad news. Matrice, the volunteer co-ordinator from the Food Bank has notified me that they have to cancel the date for the event. Which is a little unfortunate considering we had a full group going on that day. They have a last minute fundraiser that requires them to have all available office volunteers for the specific fundraiser. I just got the call yesteday.
I will be cancelling the event on March 11th and rescheduling it on March 25th. I appreciate everybody's patience in this matter. I'm going to cancel the event, and allow for an open guest list to happen as if it was a new event.
If there's enough people demand, I will set up one the following week so that the new group can be accomodated as well. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
So the next event will continue for the 25-35 range. And we'll continue to set up events that are for people of all age ranges. If you would like to host an event for all ages, then please feel free to be an event co-ordinator, I will post your event on volunteerinvancouver.com and have your e-mail listed as the contact.
Hi We exist to live better lives, to deepen the experience of living in the moment and passionately making the most out of life. And one great way of doing so is by giving. Making someone laugh or learn, leaving a lasting legacy are powerful ways to live a life of purpose, principle and productivity.
This group exists to help people live better lives and concurrently make a difference on various causes. It's been an experiment and a challenge to build momentum when people have such diverse interests and values. But given the times we live in, and the growing power of online social networking, it's crucial that groups like this exist to help people like YOU, do more good.
We'll have to find a way to make the most of this group as we try different things with an eye towards moving to the ideal world.
Our Meet Ups include opportunities to volunteer, various fundraisers, events bringing awareness of social causes/issues, contribution to social actions...as well as ordinary events here and there.
So, come out, have fun, meet others, and participate! See you at our events. Sign up for a meetup now.
It can be the most important thing you do all week ;-)
Since I love poetry, i thought i would share the following poem.
The cause that can never be lost nor stayed….
That cause can never be lost nor stayed Which takes the course of what God has made; And is not trusting in walls and towers, But slowly growing from seeds to flowers.
Each noble service that men have wrought Was first conceived as a fruitful thought; Each worthy cause with a future glorious By quietly growing becomes victorious.
Thereby itself like a tree it shows: That high it reaches, as deep it grows; And when the storms are its branches shaking, It deeper root in the soil is taking.
Be then no more by a storm dismayed, For by it the full grown seeds are laid; And though the tree by its might it shatters, What then, if thousands of seeds it scatters?