Meggie is a second year Art History student at Queen’s University. From a young age, she discovered her passion for helping others while volunteering at a pre school for children with special needs. During high school she was involved in competitive cheerleading and her school’s “Me to We” Club. She is thrilled to be apart of Generocksity and looks forward to watching the organization make a positive impact on the community.
Rachel Atkins: Street Team Member
Rachel is currently a third year Concurrent Education student at Queen’s University – studying both sociology and psychology. Once she completes her undergrad, Rachel hopes to gain her Master’s in Social Work and become a child therapist. Rachel is extremely passionate about giving back to the community, and has been involved in various charitable organizations since high school. As well, she has had a strong passion for music – specifically singing – which began at a young age. Rachel is absolutely thrilled to be a part of a team that incorporates so many of her interests, and cannot wait to see all of the amazing things Generocksity will accomplish in the upcoming years.
Jason Hawkins: Street Team Member
Jason is pursuing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the Queen's Smith School of Business and is currently in his second year. Hailing from Vancouver, the founding city of Generocksity, Jason is excited to be a part of the growth of this fantastic organization at Queen's. Jason strongly believes that giving back to the community in which you reside is the best way to spark the cycle of paying it forward. When not studying, Jason enjoys anything outdoors, travel, hockey, and spending time with family and friends. Jason is looking forward to witnessing
Kellan Rankinstein: Street Team Member
Kellan is a second year electrical engineering student. He is a member of the Queen's lacrosse team and a player in the LUG hockey league. When he's not analysing circuits or hitting the field/ice, he can be seen taking it easy with friends or doing whatever he can to help with Generocksity. He having a positive effect on the community and helping those less fortunate all while having a good time
Julie Todaro: Street Team Member
My name is Julie Todaro and I am a second year Commerce student at Queen's University! Growing up as an actress/performer, I have always had a passion for the entertainment industry and throughout high school, discovered a passion for volunteering as well. Now at Queen's, I have decided to build on these passions by participating in wonderful organizations like Generocksity, attending mission trips and volunteering locally as a part of the Queen's Commerce Service Initiative, and joining the executive committee for the Queen's Conference on the Entertainment Industry. I am extremely excited to be a part of Generocksity Kingston's Street Team this year and to play a bigger role in the difference Generocksity is making throughout our community!
Emily van den Akker: Street Team Member
Anna Hebert: Street Team Member
Anna is a third year sociology student at Queen’s University. She enjoys reading books, running half-marathons, and playing basketball. Throughout high school Anna spent weekends teaching children of all ages how to play and love basketball. She is an outgoing and compassionate person who enjoys being with and helping people. Anna has always had a keen interest in working with charitable organizations such as B-Strong and the Right To Play. When she heard about Generocksity she knew she wanted to get involved in whatever capacity she could. She cannot wait to see what Generocksity has planned for the upcoming year and is ecstatic to be a part of it.
Simon Israel: Street Team Member
Simon is a second year student working to earn his Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the Smith School of Business. When he is not studying Simon can be found spending time with his friend or doing any sort of physical activity. He enjoys playing sports be it rugby, soccer, skiing, golf, hiking and much more. Simon is very excited to be a part of Generocksity as he believes that is is important to give back to the community one is a part of, and help as many local charities as possible.
Maddie Staines: Street Team Member
Coming from Oakville, Ontario, Maddie is graduating this spring from Queen’s University with a degree in Commerce. She is passionate about working with charities in the Kingston community, specifically through her previous role as the Community Outreach Coordinator for Queen’s Federation of Charitable Students, and has extensive experience volunteering for different organizations all over Ontario for the past 8 years. Her interest towards joining Generocksity was sparked by the ambition of the current team, after learning about their previous successful accomplishments and bold aspirations for the future. In her free time, Maddie enjoys being outside: hiking, skiing and swimming are a few of her favorite activities. She also tries to traveling as much as possible – even on a student budget – and is working towards becoming a certified yoga instructor.