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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> Cancer took her mother and inspired her to give back to those who survive it

Helpers: Cancer took her mother and inspired her to give back to those who survive it

Julia Nosich works in oncology and palliative care, and donates her time to the Cancer Society
<updated>Helpers:</updated> For 20 years, Debbie Rainville has supported people in their final days

Helpers: For 20 years, Debbie Rainville has supported people in their final days

But her volunteer efforts extend well beyond palliative care into community events and health care
<updated>Helpers:</updated> She volunteers with dementia patients and ‘gets back so much more’ than she gives

Helpers: She volunteers with dementia patients and ‘gets back so much more’ than she gives

Meet Mary Lou Trowell, a longtime volunteer for the Alzheimer Society says donating your time is good for the body and soul
<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