The Robb Nash Project is a powerful force for change, encouraging teens to discover their unique strengths and to make positive choices for today and tomorrow. Former lead singer of the band Live on Arrival, Robb Nash performs at schools, corectional facilities and detention centres. He shares his music and message with youth across the country, through a concert style performance.
There are a lot of presentations out there that cover one topic, but in Robb's show they covered all the issues our teens were facing...
Robb talks on CTV about the "Walk so Kids Can Talk" fundraiser in support of Kids Help Phone, and the band's support of the cause. Watch the video here.
Herald reporter Caroline Zenter experiences the team's dedication, and Robb's energy. Read her impressions.
THE POWER OF STORIES
I first saw Robb Nash when I attended the Child and Youth Care Conference in Canmore in 2012. As someone who has been in the field of CYC for over 25 years, I recognized the value in what Robb was doing. I have seen first-hand the power in a young person suddenly feeling less isolated and alone when they hear someone else put words to their story, when they recognize that they are not the only one feeling or experiencing something. For that reason, the day after seeing the show, I chose to start to financially support the project through monthly donations . Yesterday, a year and a half later, I saw Robb and his crew put on a show for Lethbridge College. I saw how his message resonated with many of the young adults in the audience. So many people were positively impacted and lined up after the show to talk to Robb about what they took away from the experience. This just confirmed for me the original reason I choose to contribute to the project in the first place and reinforced my desire to continue to financially support the Robb Nash project. Well done to all that are a part of such an impactful experience.
In my five years of teaching, I’ve never seen such a well put together, more meaningful presentation. I just went on the website and made a donation. This is the first organization I have ever looked at and said "I need to help them out." more
On a recent tour that saw the band visiting several school's in the nation's capital, Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco of the CBC filed this report about what he experienced at one of the shows.
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BALANCING ACT OF KINDNESS
While in Winnipeg last week the crew decided to have the bus tires serviced using the "Equal" tire balancing system. We then found out that Max Tire Supplies of Kitchener had donated the product for us to install in our bus. A huge thank you to Keith and Max Tire Supplies for helping to keep us rolling smoothly!
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