In April 2014, Count Me In's first international broadcast impacted over 2.2 million people, with viewers tuning in from 69 countries. In 2015, the broadcast tripled its impact, and reached viewers in 104 countries. Both broadcasts promoted mental health, volunteerism, and student leadership, and featured diverse lineups of celebrity talent, musical guests, and top youth speakers.

To date, Count Me In has impacted more than 10,000,000 young people worldwide through speaking tours, mentorship programs, educational events, and major broadcasts. Today, the organization's primary focus is providing youth with tools, resources & mentorship, combatting mental health issues, and inspiring community involvement, leadership, and grassroots social innovation.

PERFORMERS

Count Me In Performer Francesco Yates

Count Me In Performer Francesco Yates

Francesco Yates is only 19 years old but he’s already received the highest possible recommendation a musical artist could. “He’s absolutely gonna be just a huge, huge, huge pop star,” Pharrell Williams has said of the Toronto native. “But not in the way people have been thinking of pop music in the past ten years.” It’s a lot to live up to, but Francesco does, both in his songwriting and his impressively evocative musicianship.

Count Me In Performer Lil Jaxe

Count Me In Performer Lil Jaxe

Jake Zeldin aka "Lil Jaxe" has struggled with a significant stutter all his life, but when he raps the stutter disappears! "Listening to him rhyme, you would never know that he has a stutter or that he is just a teenager! He has a talent and creativity well beyond his years that leaves his audiences speechless. He is an inspiration to all"

Count Me In Performer Megan Nicole

Count Me In Performer Megan Nicole

Megan Nicole Flores (born September 1, 1993), simply known as Megan Nicole, is an American singer-songwriter and actress who debuted on YouTube in 2009, and has now garnered more than 815 million views on her channel.

Count Me In Presenter Cody Simpson

Count Me In Presenter Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson is an Australian singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor from Gold Coast, Queensland, who was previously signed to US record label Atlantic Records. He owns a record label called Coast House Records.

Josh Shipp

Josh Shipp

Josh Shipp is an author, global youth empowerment expert, and acclaimed speaker. A former at-risk foster kid turned youth advocate, he is renowned for his documentary TV series (A&E), that followed his ground-breaking work with teens.

Count Me In Performer Melinda Shankar

Count Me In Performer Melinda Shankar

Melinda Shankar is an award winning actress of Indo-Guyanese heritage. She is best known for her starring roles as Alli Bhandari in the long-running TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation and as Indira "Indie" Mehta in the YTV series How To Be Indie, for which she won several awards. Shankar is an outspoken advocate for youth empowerment and was proud to co-host the Count Me In Global Broadcast in 2015.

Count Me In Performer Viner and Youtuber Thomas Sanders

Count Me In Performer Viner and Youtuber Thomas Sanders

Thomas Sanders is an American Internet personality made famous by Vine and YouTube. Sanders co-hosted the Count Me In Global Broadcast in 2015.

Count Me In Performer Alli Simpson

Count Me In Performer Alli Simpson

Alli Simpson in a media personality, social media icon, and Radio Disney host. An advocate for charity work and volunteerism, Simpson was proud to co-host the Count Me In Global Broadcast in 2014.

Count Me In Performer X Factor USA Carlos Guevara_edited_edited

Count Me In Performer X Factor USA Carlos Guevara_edited_edited

Carlos Guevara (born May 20, 1997) is an American singer from Lexington, South Carolina who finished in 13th place on season 3 of the X Factor USA. He was a part of the Boys catagory, mentored by Paulina Rubio. Carlos audititoned for the show by singing the John Mayer song "Gravity".

Count Me In Performer Like Bilyk

Count Me In Performer Like Bilyk

Luke Bilyk is best known for his starring role as Andrew "Drew" Torres on the award winning series Degrassi. Bilyk co-hosted the Count Me In Conference in 2013, as well as the Count Me In Global Broadcast in 2014.

Count Me In Stage Performance by Yahya Bakkar

Count Me In Stage Performance by Yahya Bakkar

Performing on stage since he was 8 years old, Yahya is now a highly sought after confidence coach, speaker and author of “The Ultimate Guide to Teen Life”.

Count Me In Performer Wali Shah

Count Me In Performer Wali Shah

From jail time to stage time, Wali has turned his life around. He uses rap to give back and has performed alongside Billy Talent and Kendrick Lamar.

Count Me In Performer Will Lourcey

Count Me In Performer Will Lourcey

Will is the founder of FROGs (or “Friends Reaching Our Goals”) an organization that helps kids fight hunger in creative and fun ways.

Count Me In Performer Victoria Duffield

Count Me In Performer Victoria Duffield

Victoria Duffield is a singer, actress and dancer who appeared as a finalist on the third season of the YTV reality competition series The Next Star.

Count Me In Performer Trevor Bodogh

Count Me In Performer Trevor Bodogh

Trevor Bodogh is an acrobat on wheels. Perched on bike pedals, he climbs boulders, slides along railings, and leaps over people. Bodogh is a bike trials performer, executing stunts on a specialized mountain bike without a seat. He’s spent 15 years, and more than 10,000 hours, perfecting his abilities, and performing around the world including with Cirque du Soleil’s show Volta.

Count Me In Performer Spider Jones

Count Me In Performer Spider Jones

Charles "Spider" Jones is a journalist, author, and three-time Golden Glove Champion. He was inducted into the CDN Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996.

Count Me In Performer The Treble

Count Me In Performer The Treble

The critically acclaimed band 'The Treble' has a growing reputation for crafting impressively bold and unique pop-rock music.

Count Me In Performer The Street Circus

Count Me In Performer The Street Circus

Daniel and Kimberly Craig present a unique nouveau circus experience. The award winning duo combines cyr wheel, hand to hand acrobatics, hula hoops, handstands, contortion, fire juggling and comedy in their performances.

Count Me In Performer Suzie McNeil

Count Me In Performer Suzie McNeil

Suzie McNeil has performed alongside top acts like Steven Tyler, Alan Frew, Jeff Healey, Dave Navarro, P!nk, INXS, Gavin Rossdale, and worked in studio with Kara Dioguardi, Steven Tyler, Buckcherry, Matt Nathanson, Foreigner. McNeil was the last woman standing on CBS television’s reality series Rockstar:INXS. She is featured singing duets on INXS’ release “SWITCH”, and American Idol finalist Clay Aiken’s release; “A Thousand Different Ways”.

Count Me In Performer Duane DO Gibson

Count Me In Performer Duane DO Gibson

D.O (a.k.a. Defy the Odds; real name Duane Gibson) is a rapper, motivational speaker and author who is best known for setting the Guinness World Record for the longest freestyle rap in 2003.

Count Me In Performer Michael Seater

Count Me In Performer Michael Seater

Michael Seater is an actor, writer, director and producer. He is best known for his lead role as Derek in the popular sitcom Life with Derek.

Count Me In Performer Ashley Leggat

Count Me In Performer Ashley Leggat

Ashley Leggat is a two-time nominated Gemini actress, best known for her lead role as Casey in the popular sitcom Life with Derek.

Count Me In Performer TED Speaker Kevin Breel Headshot

Count Me In Performer TED Speaker Kevin Breel Headshot

Kevin Breel is a writer, comedian, and activist for mental health. His TEDx talk "Confessions of a Depressed Comic" went instantly viral online, amassing millions of viewers. As a mental health activist, he's a national spokesperson for the Bell Let's Talk campaign and has been a guest speaker at Ivy League schools.

Count Me In Performer Sydnie D'Aoust

Count Me In Performer Sydnie D'Aoust

Count Me In Performer Sunjay Nath

Count Me In Performer Sunjay Nath

Sunjay Nath travels globally sharing insights on leadership and performance. He is best known for his trademark, “The 10-80-10 Principle” which is a framework that helps individuals and teams improve performance. This methodology combines best practices with small wins to help people empower themselves.

Count Me In Performer Simon Jackson

Count Me In Performer Simon Jackson

Simon Jackson shot to fame as the founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition when he was just 13 years old. He was named a Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine and was the inspiration for the movie, Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story.

Count Me In Performer Sid Wilson

Count Me In Performer Sid Wilson

Count Me In Performer Sheliza Kassam

Count Me In Performer Sheliza Kassam

As the teen founder of Childrens Birthday Miracles, Sheliza Kassam an organization dedicated to providing the best birthdays for children in need. To date, over 3500 underprivileged children have had the opportunity to have a birthday party. Our goal is to spread joy in less fortunate families’ lives across the world. CBM is currently located in 8 cities around the world.

Count Me In Performer TK Azaglo

Count Me In Performer TK Azaglo

Count Me In Performer Shale Wagman

Count Me In Performer Shale Wagman

A finalist and judges favourite on Canada's Got Talent, Shale Wagman has also appeared in the movies "An American Girl: Isabelle dances into the spotlight" and "StageFright". Wagman began training exclusively in classical and contemporary ballet at 13 under the tutelage of Tatiana Stepanova. That same year he became the Youth Grand Prix winner of the prestigious international ballet competition, "YAGP" where he performed at the Lincoln Center in New York City.

Count Me In Performer Scotty James

Count Me In Performer Scotty James

Award winning country artist and songwriter Scotty James is quickly becoming one of the most exciting emerging country artists to hit the scene.

Count Me In Performer Shane Feldman

Count Me In Performer Shane Feldman

As the Founder & CEO of Count Me In, Shane Feldman is the creative strategist behind the world’s largest youth-run movement. With Shane at the helm, Count Me In has impacted more than 10-million young people to date through speaking tours, educational programs and major broadcasts.

Count Me In Performer SPLASH Show Choir

Count Me In Performer SPLASH Show Choir

Award winning SPLASH Show Choir

Count Me In Performer Scott Hammell

Count Me In Performer Scott Hammell

The four-time Guinness World Record holder has hung upside down from a hot air balloon while locked in a straitjacket and chains (World’s Highest Suspension Straitjacket Escape), dangled by his ankles and juggled for over a minute and a half (Longest Inverted Juggling Duration), successfully completed a card trick while skydiving (World’s Fastest Moving Card Trick) and jumped from an airplane while blindfolded and handcuffed (Highest Blindfolded Skydive).

Count Me In Performer Sarena Parmar

Count Me In Performer Sarena Parmar

Because I Am A Girl ambassador and actor best known from the Gemini nominated series, How To Be Indie, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Flashpoint and The Border.

Count Me In Performer Ryan Porter

Count Me In Performer Ryan Porter

For the past 8 years, Ryan Porter has dedicated his life to helping young people answer the question, "what should I do with my life?" His company Raise Your Flag was started for that exact reason.

Count Me In Performer Peter Kent

Count Me In Performer Peter Kent

Former Minister of the Environment, Peter Kent is best know as a news editor, producer, foreign correspondent and news anchorman on American and Canadian television networks.

Count Me In Performer Rick Mercer

Count Me In Performer Rick Mercer

Rick Mercer OC is a comedian, television personality, political satirist and author. He is best known for his work on the CBC Television comedy shows This Hour Has 22 Minutes and The Rick Mercer Report.

Count Me In Performer Perdita Felician

Count Me In Performer Perdita Felician

Perdita Felicien is a former Olympic hurdler and world champion in the 100 m hurdles. Felicien is also a multi-medalist at both the indoor and outdoor world championships.

Count Me In Performer Olympian Susan Auch

Count Me In Performer Olympian Susan Auch

Susan Auch is a speed skater who competed in several Winter Olympics games, winning the bronze in the 3000m relay at the Winter Olympics in Calgary, and the silver in the Norway and Japan games.

Count Me In Performer Nikki Yanofsky

Count Me In Performer Nikki Yanofsky

In her relatively young career, Nikki Yanofsky has worked with a stunning assortment of music legends—Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder.

Count Me In Performer Nicholas Montgomery

Count Me In Performer Nicholas Montgomery

Media personality, tech guru and entrepreneur.

Count Me In Performer Spencer West

Count Me In Performer Spencer West

Author, Social Activist & World Change Warrior.

Count Me In Performer Michael Champagne

Count Me In Performer Michael Champagne

A TIME Magazine "NEXT GENERATION LEADER", Michael Redhead Champagne is an acclaimed author, youth activist, speaker, and aboriginal luminary.

Count Me In Performer Mayhem Brothers

Count Me In Performer Mayhem Brothers

Hip-hop Sensation.

Count Me In Performer Mark Black

Count Me In Performer Mark Black

Mark Black is a Heart and Double-Lung Transplant Recipient – turned – 4-Time Marathon Runner, Author, Coach and Speaker.

Count Me In Performer Marianas Trench Matt Webb

Count Me In Performer Marianas Trench Matt Webb

Matt Webb is best known as the guitarist for rock band Marianas Trench, and his latest EP titled "RIGHT DIRECTION".

Count Me In Performer Maddie Cranston

Count Me In Performer Maddie Cranston

An International Shark and Ocean Warrior, Maddie Cranston is an environmental activist.

Count Me In Performer Low Level Flight

Count Me In Performer Low Level Flight

Rock Band Low Level Flight

Count Me In Performer LGBTQ Activist and Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne

Count Me In Performer LGBTQ Activist and Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne

Kathleen O'Day Wynne is a Canadian politician and the 25th Premier of Ontario, making her the province's first openly lesbian cabinet minister.

Count Me In Performer Leona Dombrowksy

Count Me In Performer Leona Dombrowksy

Former Minister of Education.

Count Me In Performer Kristin Chenoweth

Count Me In Performer Kristin Chenoweth

EMMY and TONY award winning actress and singer.

Count Me In Performer Leo Barbe

Count Me In Performer Leo Barbe

Leo Barbe is the president and founder of the Think Don't Shoot organization. His grassroots not-for-profit organization is devoted to helping young people cope with PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) and the struggles of day-to-day life. Barbe is the author of Slaying the Dragon: A True Story of Hope and Survival

Count Me In Performer Lauren Howe

Count Me In Performer Lauren Howe

Crowned Miss Teen Canada-World in 2011, Lauren Howe is an advocate for student leadership and volunteerism.

Count Me In Performer Laurel Broten

Count Me In Performer Laurel Broten

Former Minister of Education.

Count Me In Performer KISS FM Damnit Maurie

Count Me In Performer KISS FM Damnit Maurie

Maurie Sherman aka Damnit Maurie is a KISS FM radio personality and producer.

Count Me In Performer Julia and Emma Mogus

Count Me In Performer Julia and Emma Mogus

Teen Sisters on a MISSION to bring books and improve literacy among Aboriginal youth in remote and isolated communities.

Count Me In Performer Kate Todd

Count Me In Performer Kate Todd

Kate Todd is an actress, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Lily Randall in Radio Free Roscoe and Sally in Life with Derek.

Count Me In Performer Justin Boudreau

Count Me In Performer Justin Boudreau

In 2007, Justin Boudreau created a campaign that is based on paying gratitude forward. More than 30,000 people from over 15 countries participated, eventually attracting the attention of a Producer from “The Ellen Degeneres Show.” His unique and interactive approach on the topic of gratitude allows students to bravely express what they are really going through.

Count Me In Performer Jessie Funk

Count Me In Performer Jessie Funk

From the broadway tour of Footloose to the hit TV show America's Got Talent, Jessie Funk's voice has traveled throughout the entertainment industry. The author, singer and charity founder has walked away from 3 record deals so she can focus on using her voice to inspire youth. Funk is the founder and Executive Director of Ivy Girl Academy.

Count Me In Performer Jessica Tyler

Count Me In Performer Jessica Tyler

Jessica Tyler is an actress best known for her roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation, Degrassi Takes Manhattan, and Degrassi: Minis. Tyler co-hosted the Count Me In Global Broadcast in 2014.

Count Me In Performer Cimorelli

Count Me In Performer Cimorelli

Comprised of 6 sisters, Cimorelli is a musical group that rose to fame through their YouTube Channel, which now has 750+ million views.

Count Me In Performer Jesse Labelle

Count Me In Performer Jesse Labelle

Jessie Labelle is a country/pop/rock singer-songwriter, and founder of The Big Picture Project.

Count Me In Performer Holly Painter

Count Me In Performer Holly Painter

A three-time Grand Slam Champion and Director of the London Poetry Slam, Holly advocates for a variety of causes through her poetry.

Count Me In Performer Hazel McCallion

Count Me In Performer Hazel McCallion

Hazel McCallion, CM is a politician and businesswoman who served as the mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, from 1978 until 2014. She is the first and current Chancellor of Sheridan College.

Count Me In Performer Fefe Dobson

Count Me In Performer Fefe Dobson

Felicia Lily "Fefe" Dobson is a singer/songwriter and recording artist, signed to Island/Def Jam.

Count Me In Performer David Edward Garcia

Count Me In Performer David Edward Garcia

Considered an “at-risk” student himself, David is now one of the top youth speakers in North America, known for his comedic approach.

Count Me In Performer Drew Dudley

Count Me In Performer Drew Dudley

Renowned TED Speaker and founder of Day One Leadership.

Count Me In Performer Danny Fernandes

Count Me In Performer Danny Fernandes

Danny Fernandes is an award winning singer and songwrite of Portuguese descent.

Count Me In Performer Dipika Damerla

Count Me In Performer Dipika Damerla

Member of Provincial Parliament.

Count Me In Performer Dan Trommater

Count Me In Performer Dan Trommater

Dan Trommater is a renowned magician, and a repeat performer at Hollywood's Magic Castle – the world's most prestigious magic performance venue.

Count Me In Performer Cody Simpson

Count Me In Performer Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson is an Australian singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor from Gold Coast, Queensland, who was previously signed to US record label Atlantic Records. He owns a record label called Coast House Records.

Count Me In Performer Cast of Degrassi

Count Me In Performer Cast of Degrassi

The cast of Degrassi

Count Me In Performer Cam Krisko

Count Me In Performer Cam Krisko

President and Founder of Manitoba Swimability, dedicated to providing affordable and accessible one-on-one swimming instruction to children with special needs.

Count Me In Performer Brooke Harrison

Count Me In Performer Brooke Harrison

Brooke’s love for philanthropy began at age 6, when her 5 year old cousin was diagnosed with leukemia. Wanting to help, Brooke began writing stories, selling them for 5-10 cents each. At age 8 and 11 she published two cook books that raised over $60,000 for Childhood Leukemia Research, and founded the Youth Advisory Council.

Count Me In Performer Blake Fly_edited

Count Me In Performer Blake Fly_edited

Blake Fly is on a Mission to Improve Campus Culture by Helping People Realize They Matter. Fly is a TEDx conference host, a featured TEDx speaker, and author of “The Campus Life Guide.”

Count Me In Performer Bill Johnson

Count Me In Performer Bill Johnson

Founder of The Gratitude Project.

Count Me In Performer Annelise Forbers

Count Me In Performer Annelise Forbers

9 year old Youtube sensation best known for her globally viral cover of Frozen's "Let It Go".

Count Me In Performer AwesomenessTV Hunter March

Count Me In Performer AwesomenessTV Hunter March

A multi-talented Producer, Writer and Media Personality, Hunter’s YouTube channel has attracted over 4 million views to date.

Count Me In Performer Annaliese Carr

Count Me In Performer Annaliese Carr

Annaleise Carr is the youngest person to swim across Lake Ontario by the "traditional route" on Sunday, 19 August 2012 at the age of 14 since Marilyn Bell became the first of any age to do so in 1954. Carr also swam across Lake Erie. Both record breaking swims raised funds for Camp Trillium - a camp for kids with cancer and their families.

Count Me In Performer A'ric Jackson

Count Me In Performer A'ric Jackson

A'ric Jackson is a grand slam champion, top youth speaker, and founder of Generation Leadership.

Count Me In Performer Andy Thibodeau

Count Me In Performer Andy Thibodeau

A speaker and workshop facilitator.

Count Me In Performer Abby and Sarah, as seen on The Ellen Degeneres Show_edited

Count Me In Performer Abby and Sarah, as seen on The Ellen Degeneres Show_edited

Discovered by Ellen DeGeneres, Abby and Sarah are talented 10 year old twins who have a passion for making music.

Count Me In Presenters Marianas Trench

Count Me In Presenters Marianas Trench

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