Men’s group forms to raise charitable funds

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There are at least 100 men who give a damn in this province and Sean Stack can prove it. Along with his brother-in-law, Dr. Jeff Power, Stack has started a group called 100 Men Who Give a Damn, which will donate money to charity.

Members from the group nominate a charity of their choice. A video interview is then conducted with a representative from that charity group and the videos are shown at a meeting and via social media. The group votes on which charity should benefit and when the charity is chosen, each member donates $100.

“That’s $10,000 approximately. So it’s a pretty strong impact, but it’s not a huge commitment from any one member,” says Stack.

The concept originally came from a women’s group that started in the U.S. Stack knew of a similar men’s group in Nova Scotia and then found out that there was a women’s group in this province called 100 Women Who Care.

“I just thought it was a good opportunity to get in on the ground level and start something that could benefit the community and that people could enjoy being a part of.”

The group held its first charity nomination meeting Monday night.

Anybody interested in joining the group can check out the website 100mennl.ca or email info@100mennl.ca. The plan is to give quarterly to an elected charity.

 

 

Geographic location: Nova Scotia

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