Spring 2017 Newsletter
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This tour originally started as a nine-month commitment to tour schools and youth detention centres and here we are, seven years later, still going strong! When we started out it was difficult to connect with schools and get educators to work with us because, typically, musicians don’t have great reputations and we were unknown. There were times that all we could book were a few minutes with just a handful of students. A lot has changed since those early days. Now we are booking schools as much as three years in advance and we have a waiting list for schools who want us that just keeps growing! Read more...
robb nash day in north bay
The Robb Nash Project recently played 3 days of shows at the Capital Centre to over 3,500 students in the North Bay, ON area. At the end of our last show, the Mayor of North Bay, Al McDonald, came on stage to proclaim that March 9th will forever be declared as "ROBB NASH DAY" in North Bay. This incredible honour was due to the impact the RNP tour had on their city. Learn more...
A 'Super' outlook for the future
As our project grows, we are moving towards 'Super Shows' which enable us to reach a larger audience with each performance. On Jan 25 we hosted our first Super Show in Winnipeg and is was a huge success. Learn more...
CBC Documentary in the Works
To coincide with Canada's 150th birthday, CBC is producing a docu-series on special Canadians. Robb Nash has been selected amongst this prestigious set and his work will be showcased in a piece due later this year. Learn more...
Student Gives Back
Brittany Arlt, a student from Regina, SK, organized a local fundraiser, PaintNite, to support The Robb Nash Project. She raised $965 so more students will have life-changing breakthrough moments. Learn more...
The Robb Nash Project is grateful for the support of The Winnipeg Foundation. Robb was recently featured in their magazine Working Together and spoke at the Winnipeg Foundation conference 'A Vital Conversation: Mental Health, Addictions & Healing'. Learn more...
Bell Let’s Talk Day 2017 is one for the record books with 131,705,010 total messages of support – and $6,585,250.50 more funding for Canadian mental health. Robb Nash was proud to be involved in this incredible cause for the third consecutive year. Learn more...
We are grateful for the ongoing support of our corporate sponsors and proud to highlight our new partners. Click here to learn more about the various programs and ways we collaborate across the country.
What happens when you ask your employees, "What is your preferred charity?" In response to this question, we are thrilled to welcome Wawanesa Insurance and give thanks for their sponsorship of our first Supershow in Winnipeg in January.
Boardwalk Rental Communities
Building Better Communities is a key value at Boardwalk. Like the Robb Nash Project, Boardwalk reaches communities all across Canada and will support our work for youth in the communities we both reach.
Long & McQuade
A special thanks to the Long & McQuade Pembina Hwy store in Winnipeg who will support our work by providing musical instruments and individual and band lessons to youth that want to have a new direction in life through music.
Prairie Wealth Management
Thank you to Dana Mann for gathering financial support at Prairie Wealth Management and from other Hollis Wealth Management Advisors who sponsored the Bishop James Mahoney School show in Saskatoon and raised $12,750 for other area schools.
Mid-Town Ford, Winnipeg, MB
Scott Campbell, General Sales Manager, challenged his staff to meet the company's annual sales goals. Targets were exceeded & now they're giving back to the community by sponsoring four upcoming school shows in the Winnipeg area.
- May 2: Mighty Peace Day, Multi School Event - Grand Prairie, AB
- May 3 & 4: Multi School Events, May 3 (Jr High), May 4 (High School) - St. Paul, AB
- May 15: Appreciation & Fundraising Event, Park Theatre, 7pm - Winnipeg, MB
- May 29: The Keg Spirit Foundation Fundraiser - Kelowna, BC
- Sept 21: Multi School Event in the Centennial Centre Sports Arena - Bonnyville, AB
- Sept 23: Soul Sisters Memorial Society Fundraising event, Westlock, AB. Tickets available from Christine at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Invitation: Park Theatre Appreciation & Awareness Event
As a supporter of the Robb Nash Project you are invited to attend our Third Annual Robb Nash Appreciation and Awareness Event at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg on May 15, at 7pm. At this event, Robb and the band personally share progress on the road and our leaders also report recent accomplishments and invite attendees to be involved in future plans. This is a great event to invite individuals that you believe may also have interest in supporting our work of inspiring youth to make positive choices for life. Reception at 7pm and the program begins at 8pm.
To attend, please RSVP to Vince Boschman at email@example.com
We are pleased to announce three convenient new ways to support the Robb Nash Project, which include supporting Robb Nash projects through a new fundraising app called Givesome, donating by email and giving monthly through Canada Helps - and coming soon our own GoFundMe account.
Learn more about the new ways you can support the Robb Nash Project.
"I am a survivor of childhood trauma and 7 years in the foster care system. Robb and his team have impacted me in so many positive ways. I have been working with a trauma therapist for a year now and slowly I am getting better. His story, message, and emotional rawness to the music he shares connects with me so deeply. Thank you for all you do and keep up the amazing work. You saved my life through your message." Read more...
Thanks to 50 Recognition
It takes a village to keep the Robb Nash Project alive. Your role may seem small but it is very significant to us. Our thanks to THE FIFTY recognized this month. We are tremendously grateful.
Colleen Arlt, Gilles & Shauna Landry, Shyanne Moore, Lyle Ewanchuk, Erick Casselman, Nancy Mannix, Jodi Gittins, George Colomoya, Nichole Forbes, Wanda Seward, Boyd Belisle, David Brouitt, Jeff Goy, Jay Whitelaw, Konstancetina Charney, Steven Leong, Ryan Semchuk, Brook Christianson, Gladys Blackmore, Rory Gardiner, Selena Hinds, Rick Sanderson, Patty Hughes, Dora MacKenzie, Jodi Gittens, Tyler MacAfee, Nadine Foulkes, Sarazine Josie, Marion Cooper, Aaron Froese, Dan Murza, Bea Scheurer, Brittany Arlt , Sean Miller, Kim Bilcowski, Francesca Weeks, Dana Mann, Jenny Yuen, Robert Zirk, Sheri Katz, Angela Hampshire, Don Burdeyney, Norm Brennand, Ron & Sharenda Wiebe, Jodi Carradice, Ally Nowell , Marion Cooper
Considerable support is required to keep The Robb Nash Project on the road touring across Canada. These costs are shared by all gifts we receive. Every gift counts, every gift is appreciated, every gift provides FREE presentations for schools, First Nations communities, youth events and detention centres.
Please contact John Bullock for more information about giving to The Robb Nash Project.
firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.702.3318
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