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Helpers articles share stories related to volunteerism in Greater Sudbury. This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


 

<updated>Helpers:</updated> Reijo and Carol Viitala help keep the Finnish spirit alive

Helpers: Reijo and Carol Viitala help keep the Finnish spirit alive

This couple have spent decades giving back to Finlandia Village
<updated>Helpers:</updated> June Davis works tirelessly to bring positive change to a downtown neighbourhood

Helpers: June Davis works tirelessly to bring positive change to a downtown neighbourhood

Marlene Holkko Moore sits down with the ‘Mayor of Louis Street’ to talk community activism and positive change
Helpers: Volunteering helped her stave off loneliness, but it became so much more

Helpers: Volunteering helped her stave off loneliness, but it became so much more

This week we’re highlighting the good work of Garson senior Doreen Merkas
<updated>Helpers: </updated> This principal shares her love of volunteering with her students

Helpers: This principal shares her love of volunteering with her students

Lasalle Secondary principal Maureen McNamara is a lifelong volunteer who says better communities are grown by those who give back
<updated>Helpers: </updated> Meet a Sudbury family who volunteers together

Helpers: Meet a Sudbury family who volunteers together

Ranata and Albert Crispo are lifelong volunteers whose efforts have inspired both their daughters to do the same
<updated>Helpers: </updated> Liisa Kinos makes Finlandia Village a great place to live

Helpers: Liisa Kinos makes Finlandia Village a great place to live

Between baking pulla and running Finlandia's thrift store, retiree's agenda is full
<updated>Helpers: </updated> Volunteer Regina Rocca determined to pay it forward after mom's cancer treatment

Helpers: Volunteer Regina Rocca determined to pay it forward after mom's cancer treatment

Sudbury woman a dedicated Canadian Cancer Society volunteer
<updated>Helpers:</updated> This Alzheimer volunteer has a simple message, ‘Just go out and try it!’

Helpers: This Alzheimer volunteer has a simple message, ‘Just go out and try it!’

‘It’s so important to treat someone with Alzheimer’s with understanding, respect and patience. Be a friend. Be an advocate’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Retirement only meant more time to give, says longtime volunteer

Helpers: Retirement only meant more time to give, says longtime volunteer

Sonia Del Missier tells writer Marlene Holkko Moore how retiring from her career didn’t mean retiring from volunteering — it meant there was more opportunity to donate
Helpers: Bev Brisco brings a big heart to everything she does

Helpers: Bev Brisco brings a big heart to everything she does

‘Don’t just talk about it … do it!’ says this long-time volunteer