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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The plan is to give quarterly to an elected charity.