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Happy National Volunteer Week!
April 2022 - Every week of the year, but particularly this week, it’s time to celebrate and thank our passionate and committed volunteers who give time and energy in support of an end to extreme poverty globally - we are so grateful for each and every one of you.
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Volunteers Amal and Anjali lead innovative hackathon
January 2022 - Following the Nutrition for Growth Summit in December 2021, co-leaders for Results Canada's Online Group, Amal and Anjali, hosted the first-ever Resultsathon on December 11-12! The volunteer-led hackathon event provided a unique problem-solving opportunity for volunteers to share and broaden their knowledge of advocacy work by creating innovative solutions to address the global challenges of malnutrition. 
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Happy International Volunteer Day
December 2021 - We are thrilled to be able to take time on International Volunteer Day to celebrate you, to say thank you, and to express how excited we are for all that is ahead as we work together. To mark the Day, we wanted to showcase a few of you. Join us as we take a journey around the world to hear from some of our incredible volunteers. 
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Learn from volunteers' experiences of being politically engaged
October 2021 - Parliamentary engagement is core to what we do at Results. Every conversation fuels and inspires us to persevere, educate, inspire, and equip people with the tools they need to end poverty. Find out some lessons learned from four experienced volunteers.
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Oakville Group Leader, Kseniya, offers volunteer recruitment tips
August 2021 - "You have nothing to lose from trying your hand at something you’re passionate about, and if you are genuinely passionate about it, you will figure out a way to make it work." This month, we’re featuring Kseniya Dybatch, an expert in volunteer recruitment who started the Oakville group in January 2021.
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reflecting six months into the first Results Canada Fellowship
July 2021 - Only six months ago, in the middle of a pandemic, we welcomed our first-ever cohort of energized advocates thanks to the launch of our Results Canada Education and Advocacy Fellowship Program. Since then, fellows have become a driving force of advocacy for our issues: in a short time they have published letters to the editor and op-eds, engaged with parliamentarians (Members of Parliament and senators), organized successful activities, have inspired others to take action, have created local groups of volunteers and more.
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Blaise Cabanban - volunteer spotlight
May 2021 - “When you’re inspired by the volunteer work you do, you naturally want to build a network that demonstrates a clear message of allyship and inclusion.” This month, we’re featuring Blaise, a provincial leader who isn’t afraid of a challenge! Blaise came to Results in Fall 2020 with a passion for human rights, community building, and humanitarian policy.
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National Volunteer Week volunteer showcase
April 2021 - Results volunteers are awesome! For National Volunteer Week, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of many passionate and dedicated volunteers who continuously give their time to advocate for a world free of extreme poverty. Our volunteers come from across Canada, forming groups and taking action within their communities. From writing letters to the editors (LTEs) to engaging parliamentarians, their collective actions create a powerful force for change.
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Dena Sharafdin – volunteer spotlight
March 2021 - This month, we’re featuring Dena Sharafdin who is an expert on getting quality Letters to the Editor (LTE) published. "I believe that with perseverance, consistency, and passion, advocacy can be an immense force to help create a more just and equal world for all.”
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Courtney Campbell - volunteer spotlight
February 2021 - “I am beyond ecstatic to be the winner of the Outstanding Youth Award! I think a lot of young people, like me, often struggle with imposter syndrome, so this award shows that any action, no matter how small, is valuable.”
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Shahithya Ravindran - volunteer spotlight
January 2021 - “As an aspiring Health student, I am aware of how people's lives significantly contribute to their health and overall well-being. The surging concern of global inequalities propelled me to advocate and champion positive change for extreme poverty. With the essential tools, guidance, and nurturing environment of Results, I am able to make meaningful contributions that create equitable opportunities for vulnerable communities.”
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Roshelle Filart - 2020 volunteer award winner
November 2020 - “Time is one of the most precious commodities that we have in this modern, technologically driven world. I choose to give my time to volunteer with Results because the return on investment of a relatively small amount of time spent learning about global poverty issues, writing letters and meeting with decision-makers can be huge in terms of collective global change.” says Roshelle who has been a volunteer since 2009 and was a co-leader of the Toronto group until 2018.
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