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These stories related to volunteerism in Greater Sudbury are made possible by the continued support of Real Canadian Superstore as part of our Community Leaders Program.


<updated>Helpers:</updated> Legion volunteer Adrienne Lemieux’s pitch-in spirit started in childhood

Helpers: Legion volunteer Adrienne Lemieux’s pitch-in spirit started in childhood

‘Volunteerism offers a tremendous opportunity to participate in group endeavors and enjoy social interaction. You feel a sense of pride when you contribute and, perhaps in some way, help others fulfill their potential’
Helpers: Stan Hayduk has devoted much of his 90 years  to helping his Garson community

Helpers: Stan Hayduk has devoted much of his 90 years  to helping his Garson community

‘I just keep doing it. The more I do, the better I feel’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> If there’s one thing Myfawny McIntosh loves it is helping people

Helpers: If there’s one thing Myfawny McIntosh loves it is helping people

“A big smile is just so nice to see. I love to help people. It gives me such satisfaction seeing others enjoy themselves”
Helpers: How a workplace injury led nurse Judy Miller to caring for wild animals

Helpers: How a workplace injury led nurse Judy Miller to caring for wild animals

‘I’m still nursing, just a different critter’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Need to find your way at Health Sciences North? Let Alain Landry be your compass

Helpers: Need to find your way at Health Sciences North? Let Alain Landry be your compass

‘I put in a lot of steps, but it’s worth it’
Helpers: For Collège Notre-Dame student Samantha Montgomery helping out just comes naturally

Helpers: For Collège Notre-Dame student Samantha Montgomery helping out just comes naturally

‘If I can help, I’m going to help. Even if people don’t recognize the effort, it is still bringing them joy’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Taking tickets or painting walls, Julie Beare gives back at the Indie

Helpers: Taking tickets or painting walls, Julie Beare gives back at the Indie

‘It would be easy to retire and do nothing, but there are a lot of things that need doing. Volunteering is part of being human, part of who we are, where we look at helping’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Volunteering couple says do your part to make the world a better place

Helpers: Volunteering couple says do your part to make the world a better place

In the final instalment of our Helpers series, we introduce you to Renée and Ray Joly, a Sudbury couple who encourages everyone to “step up to the plate” for their street, their neighbourhood and their community
<updated>Helpers:</updated> When it comes to helping, put your passion to good use, volunteer says

Helpers: When it comes to helping, put your passion to good use, volunteer says

Meet Denise Hyde, a retired public health nurse, who channels her volunteer efforts into health care
<updated>Helpers:</updated> She beat the odds on cancer and continues to give back

Helpers: She beat the odds on cancer and continues to give back

‘The most rewarding aspect of volunteering is making a difference in someone’s life’