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Volunteer Spotlight August 2016 - Remembering Nathan Deslippe

Nathan Deslippe - ReForest London Volunteer

Everyone at ReForest London is deeply saddened and shocked to hear of Nathan Deslippe’s passing. 

Nathan Deslippe

Nathan was a young bright light for London's community, and we will miss him, his laugh and his boundless enthusiasm and energy. Nathan volunteered his time and experience on our Marketing Committee for several years and always provided insightful and fun ideas.

For those who knew Nathan, they knew he was a genuinely nice and caring person, always willing to lend a hand where needed and happy to give back to London by volunteering with ReForest London. Just last week at our Marketing Committee meeting,  Nathan happily typed minutes  laughing and talking about ideas, trees, yoga, socks, never missing a beat with his excellent transcribing of our creative and busy meetings.

We send our deepest condolences to Nathan's family and friends, as we can only imagine how hard and heartbreaking this is for them. We will be planting a tree in the Celebration Forest for Nathan next year and will remember him for all his amazingness.

The Nathan Deslippe Memorial Fund

Nathan was a community builder. No matter where he went, no matter whom he spoke to, he carried a presence of positivity and dedication that inspired people. His influence on our community is something that will endure.

A foundation has been established in Nathan's memory to carry on his legacy. Each year a portion of the funds will be distributed to a worthy cause that Nathan would support.

This year, a portion of the funds will be forwarded to ReForest London.

Donate to the Nathan Deslippe Memorial Fund
The following link leads to the Canada Helps: London Community Foundation site, where donations can be given to the Nathan Deslippe Memorial Fund. Please scroll to the bottom of the page and select Nathan Deslippe Memorial Fund to donate.

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