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  • Character-In-Action
  • Organizations & Causes

Hover over each 3D attachment to see how NOBODY became SOMEBODY

1 School-wide collection of empty ink jet cartridges sold to recycling company, giving proceeds to food bank
2 Donated toys to children who donít have any
3 Picked up litter at neighbourhood park
4 School-wide collection of used toys sent home with a relative from the Dominican Republic to give to children who donít have any
5 Made video about wetlands explaining importance of preservation
6 Took responsibility for watering garden
7 Played piano at benefit concert collecting food for food bank
8 Explained poverty experienced by homeland, Peru to classmates
9 Had lemonade stand to raise money for heart and stroke after grandfather had a stroke
10 Family put 25 cents in a jar every time a book was read until they collected $40, then adopted a tiger
11 Bought food for the food bank by saving allowance
12 School-wide bake sale to raise money for WWF
13 Encouraged class to walk to school to get exercise and help the environment
14 Explained dinosaur extinction to class
15 Organized class-effort to clean school walls
16 Cleaned local park with sister, cousin & mom
17 Collected pop tabs to give to organization that sells them to a recycling company and proceeds buy wheelchairs
18 Told class about homeland, Japan
19 Donated clothes to Goodwill
20 Raised awareness about child labour by making pamphlets
21 Sold frozen treats during recess and raised money for children’s operations in the developing world
22 Baked cookies for neighbours
23 Discussed C.N.I.B. and explained how father is blind
24 Planted flowers at front of apartment building for all to enjoy
25 Organized whole-class garbage collection at recess

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1 Organized a school-wide "Get-to-School-by-Going-Green" Day (whole-class start-up initiative
2 Painted a picture for the YMCA to display the chain reaction caused by bees disappearing
3 Created fridge magnet for each classmate to see list of small changes, i.e. reusing water bottles
4 Requested one photo from each classmate to make a "Why We Love the Environment" Collage
5 Hung posters in local stores encouraging people to keep green spaces green
6 Wrote a song about the importance of saving the earth
7 Dried flowers to make potpourri (vs. heavily packaged air freshners)
8 Recorded easy ways to be green and read over the announcements at school
9 Encouraged students with baby brothers or sisters to use reusable diapers one day a week
10 Researched energy saved by air-drying clothes vs. tumble-drying clothes
11 Made a classroom display highlighting locally grown foods to avoid emissions from transportation
12 Brought an apple for each classmate and asked them to plant the seeds in their garden that night
13 Discussed walking instead of driving even when it is inconvenient
14 Administrated a petition to send to the government against electronic having a standby mode
15 Used birthday money to buy each classmate a grocery bad that is reusable
16 Designed an "Everyday Energy Waste" Website i.e. number of coffee cups disposed of each day
17 Posted a chart at home to log time in shower and mark family improvements and energy saved
18 Persuaded mom to stop buying paper towels and use reusable alternatives
19 Washed cutlery at church picnic after writing a persuasive letter to stop using disposable items
20 Made water conservation announcements at school i.e. turn tap off while brushing teeth
21 Made a picture collage of household cleaning items (80+) that can be replaced by vinager
22 Fined each family member 10 cents per paper found in garbage ($6.60 towards WWF)
23 Gave energy smart bulbs to family members for birthday gifts
24 Recycled books by organizing each classmate in finding and presenting one to a younger student

Slideshow of Who Is NOBODY?™ Experiences


Organizations and Causes Students Have Helped
Over the first 10 years

As many as 2000 initiatives have been completed per Organization or Cause


WWF (World Wildlife Foundation)


World Vision (Glasses & child sponsor)

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Humane Society

Anti-Bullying Hotline

Food Bank

Council of Jewish Women (Kosher Food Bank)

RAFT (Resource Association for Teens)

Lady Bug Foundation (for the homeless)


Salvation Army

JDRF (Junior Diabetes Research Fund)


Women's Place

St. Vincent De Paul

Niagara Peninsula Children's Centre

Red Cross Association

United Way

Scott Mission

Bloorview McMillan Centre

CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind)

Canadian Diabetes Association

James Birrell Fund (Cancer: Neuroblastoma)

Sick Kids Hospital

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Oasis Clothing Bank

MS Read-a-thon


Cell Phone Collection

Misiones Salesianas

Green Peace

Children’s Foundation

Play it Again Sports

Aga Khan Foundation

Canadian Cancer Society

Angel Hair For Kids Foundation

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Bay Crest Centre

Toronto District School Board

Toronto Zoo (Endangered Species Division)

Sir Adam Beck Daycare

Free The Children

Earth Rangers


POGO (Pediatric Oncology of Ontario)

Humber River Hospital Foundation

Tender Care (Nursing Home)

Blind Research Center (TO General Hospital)

Autism Society Canada

York Region Children’s Centre

Kidney Foundation

Value Village

Mavis Road Homeless Shelter

Interval House

Cross Zone Youth Hostel (Homeless youth)

Zack’s Walk for Comfort (Founded by student)

Raising the Roof

Smith Integrative Brain Tumour Research Centre

Botanical Gardens Conservation Program

Guatemala Stove Project

Gulu Charity Walk

Grenada Relief Fund

Guangzhou Zoo (Endangered Panda Bears)

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

Ronald McDonald Charity

New Orleans Hurricane Relief

Eglinton Centre

Canadian International Hearing Services

Mayor Miller’s Community Clean Up Day

Lieutenant Governor’s Book Drive

Christie-Ossington Homeless Shelter

Bloor Gladstone Library

Liver Disease Foundation

OFOCP (Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy)

Walmart Glasses Collection for developing world

KARE (Cancer Research)

Jane Goodall Organization

Children’s Wish Foundation

Peregrine Falcon Foundation

Blythwood Charity

Elija’s Kite Organization (Bullying)

Bliss (Premature Baby Charity)

Campbell’s Labels for Education

Nature Canada

Georgina Cares

P.A.W.S. Shelter for Animals

Cops for Cancer - Pedal For Hope

Pratham Organization (Shoes for Children in India)

Toys for Tots

The Gathering Place

Run for the Cure

Hospitals (Children’s Hospital of Eastern ON, McMaster's Children’s, Newmarket Health Center, SouthLake, York General, Humber River, North York General, St. Margaret's, SunnyBrook Neonatal Unit, Cobourg, Lakeridge Oncology Deptartment)

Second Harvest

Terry Fox Run

Juvenile Arthritis Organization

Blood Services

GGHG (Governor Generals Horse Guide)

Bowmanville Zoo

Locks of Love

Shelter of Hope

Adopt a Soldier

Lesotho Program

Canadian Police Canine Association

Stirling Community Cupboard

Toronto German Shepherd RESCUE

Carrol Program (Eye glasses to developing world)

30 Hour Famine

Heart to Hand

Covenant House

H.O.P.E. Cat Adoption Program

King Street Cat Hospital

ASC (Asthma Society of Canada)

Children’s Aids Society

Denise House Woman’s Shelter

Settlement House

Community Care

Early Year’s Centre

March of Dimes

Canadian Legion

Friend’s of Shakespeare's Church

Stephen Lewis Foundation

Wildlife Warriors

Community in Bloom

Foster Child Foundation

Cat Rescue

Ride for Heart

NWIC (No Whales In Captivity)

St. Albans

The Stop

Feed The Children

Time Out

Right to Play

Block Parents

Bethlehem Place

Kol Hope Foundation (Trisomy Chromosome Disorder)

Hope Woman’s Shelter

Sleeping Children Around the World

Blockbuster Soldier Program

Giving Tree

African Aids Orphans Awareness Program

Children’s Miracle Network

MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

Big Brothers

Almost Home

Rose of Sharon

Bob Hartwell Run

Millbrook Christian Assembly

Alderville Woman’s Shelter

CCRF (Canadian Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation)

Global Sports Organization

TAGS Animal Rescue

Smith Lake Cancer Unit

Black River Foundation

Hospice Georgina

Yellow Brick house

Neomat Abused Women


Toxic Taxi

New Leaf

Shelter of Hope Animal Shelter

Amnesty International

Jumpstart Program

Habitat for Humanity

Plan Canada Ė Mosquito Nets in Uganda

St. Timonthís Church Food Bank

Operation Christmas Child

Scouts Canada Tree Planting

Muslim Welfare Association

Whitby Animal Association

Childrenís Aids Society

Lynde Shaw Conservation Area

Special Olympics

Rose of Durham

Toronto Fire Department Food Drive

Lions Club Sunglass Organization

Make A Wish Foundation

Swish For the Cure

Ajax Hospital

Algonquin Park

Whitby Mental Centre

Medic Alert

Blood Services

FAAN Ė Food Allergy Anaphylaxis Network

Cranberry Marsh Clean-Up

Wild Spaces for Wild Species Foundation

Earth Angels Tree Planting Foundation

St. Vincentís Kitchen

Michael Box

War Amps

Time Hortonís Food Drive

Whitby Animal Shelter

The ClothesLine

Catholic Family Services

Yís Wish

Raise a Reader

Alzheimerís Society

Simcoe Hall

Discs for Dogs

Lung Association

Windreach Farm

March of Plenty Food Drive

Kiva Loans

Veteran Fund

Bellwood Clothes Collection

Jump Rope for Heart

Kids in Need

Hearth Place Ė Cancer Support

Lens Crafters Gift of Sight Collection

Angel Hair

Toronto Breakfast Program

Markham Senior Home

Mickney Centre

Pantene Hair Donation

Muslim Women & Children Centre

Simcoe Settlement After School Program

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Second Chance Wildlife Sanctuary

Meganís Walk

Lionís Club Pop Tab Drive for Wheel Chairs

Allergy and Asthma Awareness Association

Herbie Foundation

Kids Help Phone

Sun Coast Seaboard Sanctuary

Earth Day

Environmental Protection Agency

Village Union School

Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy

ARK Ė Animal Rescue Krew

Whitby Fire Department Food Drive

Life Outreach International

Spread the Net


Unite for Sight

Wayne Gretzky Foundation

Mathew House

Karen Refugees

Kids cut for Cancer

Eastern Star and Shiners

Canadian Peregrine Foundation

Community of Bobcaygen

Welland Skating Club

Princess Margaret Foundation

Cerebral Palsy

Agape Centre

Speech and Language Foundation

Canadian Blood Society

OakRidges Moraine Association

Community Living

Time Out Organizaiton

Nellieís House

Baldwine House

Childrenís Help Fund


March of Dimes

K9 Animal Rescue

Kids for Cotlands

The Ottawa Mission

ALS Foundation

Adam Harlowe Fellowship Foundation

Canadian Guide Dogs


Family and Childrenís Services

Rotary International

Guide Horse Foundation

Wild Bird Care Centre


New Moon Rabbit Rescue

Child Haven International

Bell Walk for Kids

Samaritanís Purse

Bridge Hospice

Canadian Food Grains Bank

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Otonabee Region Conservation Authority

Earth Hour

Loaves & Fishes


Big Sky Animal Sanctuary

Ontario Federation of Anglens and Hauters

PDSA Animal Charts

Golden Opportunity Organization

Little Havens

Patchwork Butterfly

Women for Women in Afganistan

Keep a Child Alive

Bethesda House

Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Share Life

Grocery Foundation.com

Save the Children

Monkey Sanctuary

Big Cat Rescue

Interval House

Water Aid

Monarch Butterfly Foundation

Womenís Shelter in Etobicoke

AntiViolence Program

Global Village

Hope Alliance

The Autism Society of ON

Hospital Auxilary

Toronto Wildlife Shelter

ONE Laptop Per Child

Annex Cat Rescue

British Heart Foundation


Giving Tree Org

Elora Legion

Osgoode Nursing Home

The Snowsuit Fund

Toy Mountain


Animal Rescue

Village Kitten Rescue



Drinking & Driving

Child Labour



Physical, Sexual & Drug Abuse


Endangered & Extinct Animals (Clean beaches, stamp series, etc.)

Pet Therapy at Nursing Homes

Volunteer at Visit Nursing Home

Preserving Habitats (Wetlands, Penguin, etc.)


School, Neighbourhood, Local Park & Graffiti Clean Up

Helping Neighbours (Walking dogs, baking cookies, old clothes, etc.)

Tutoring a Younger Student (School work/sports)

Planting Flowers and Trees

Pop Tabs for Wheelchairs

Greenhouse Effect

Global Warming


Pollution (Garbage in water, driving cars, battery disposal, etc.)

Forest & Nature Preservation

Animal Rights (Puppy mills, de-clawing cats, seal hunting, etc.)

Shoveling Snow/Raking Leaves/Mowing Lawn, etc. for others in need

Making Gifts for Seniors at Nursing Home

Toys for Tsunami Orphans

Environment (Hybrid Cars, Front Load Washers, Energy Efficiency, etc.)

Responsibilities at Home

Children in Dominican Republic, Peru, Iraq, Jamaica

Orphans in Bangladesh, Ukraine, Malawi

Walk or Bike to School (Environment & Health)

Health (Exercise & Nutrition)

Missionary in Africa


Local Volunteer Time and Donations (Library, church, daycare, etc.)

Responsibilities at School

Understanding a spectrum of abilities (Spina Bifida, etc.)

Clothes & Toy Collection for a Local Family at Christmas

Awareness around being Visually Impaired

People (Ikaluit, Darfur, Armenia, Africa, Sri Lanka, El Salvador, Mexico, Brazil, Ethiopia, Honduras, Rwanda, Guatemala)

Stressing Importance of Education

Recycled Art Supplies for Street Kids

Cancer Research & Awareness (Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer, Leukemia)

Hospital Volunteer

Safety (Fire, bike, etc.)

Peace Effort

Petition Against Immigration Fees

Stereotypes & Racism in Sports

Education is a Human Right


World Poverty

Appreciation (I.e. Brought cookies and cards to: Police, Fire Fighters, Nurses, etc.)

Over Fishing Awareness

Information about Animals (zebras, etc.)

Drug Store Collection Containers - add Pennies - every little bit helps

Inclusiveness (not excluding & bullying)



Rabies Awareness


Organic Foods


Celebrate Music & the Arts

Funds for Skaters

Taught Sign Language to Peers

Soldiers in Afghanistan

Fair Trade

Importance of Friendship

Virtues of Brownies & Other Community Programs

Greater Community Garbage Pick-Up

Taekwondo Awareness

Book Drive

Allergy Awareness

Litterless Lunch

Fundraising for a community defibrillator (Skating arena, Ski Hill, etc.)

Family Time

Importance of Respect


Awareness of Organizations to help Applying Family Business Skills to Community


Caring for Living Things i.e. Pet

Respect Community

Started a club

Local Group home


Celebrate Diversity

Disposed Expired medication Safely

Public Library

Learn a Skill (sewing)

Importance of Remembrance Day

Community Centre


Second Hand Clothing Store Donation

Wheel Chair Accessible Playground

Supporting Young Mothers

Premature Babies

Place of Worship

Beef Farmer Awareness

Post Hurricane Relief

Countries in Need (Egypt, Sir Lanka, Kenya)

Mitten Drive

Dental Health Awareness

Crones Disease

House League Sport Awareness

Fundraising (New Ability Centre, etc.)

Reducing Junk Mail to Help Trees

Horse Rescue

Hummingbird Awareness & Start-up Kit

Alzheimerís Disease

Retired Police Horse

Importance of Literacy

AIDS In Africa


Church Toy Drive

Hearing Loss Prevention

Built Bird Houses

Reducing (Waste, Emmisions, etc.)

First Aid Concepts

Social Skills

Morning Breakfast Program

Toys for Children 2

Foster Care Relief Family

Grieving Family Support

Chocolate for Charity

Healthy Lifestyle

Assisted Ski Patrolling to help others

Change Bill S-203 (petition)

Stop War (petition to PM)

Against Immigration Fees (petition)


Examples FAQ 3 reasons to participate Nobody in the news

Who Is NOBODY?, Qui est PERSONNE? (the French version of Who Is NOBODY?) and Who Is GREEN? are literacy based character education programs that are flexible and user-friendly for Grade 1 Ė 12 including Special Education to Gifted Students from inner-city to rural settings and public and private schools. All three teaching resources are easy to set up, self-running and reusable supporting all Character Education initiatives, including: Character Matters, Character Counts, building Character Traits, the Pillars of Character, Character Values and Virtues.