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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Lougheed Funeral Homes as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Helpers: Barb Knuff's green thumb helps brighten her community

Helpers: Barb Knuff's green thumb helps brighten her community

The lovely little park located at the corner of John and Paris streets just before the Bridge of Nations, is a labour of love. John Street Park is maintained by Sudbury Horticultural Society volunteers with a bit of help from the city.
Helpers: Cortney St. Jean is an Uptown girl

Helpers: Cortney St. Jean is an Uptown girl

Chair of the Uptown CAN since 2018, St. Jean helps to keep her neighbourhood beautiful
Helpers: The small but mighty Royal Purple Lodge 148

Helpers: The small but mighty Royal Purple Lodge 148

They might have fewer than 10 members, but Sudbury’s Royal Purple Lodge volunteers get it done
Helpers: This master gardener helps grow community, too

Helpers: This master gardener helps grow community, too

Linda Hachez loves to get her hands dirty in the soil, and as a volunteer she has worked with several local organizations to pass along her horticultural skills and teach people how to grow and cook their own food
Helpers: Anna Maria Barsanti, working to make Sudbury safer

Helpers: Anna Maria Barsanti, working to make Sudbury safer

Through her work, Barsanti aims to understand what makes young people commit violent acts and step in before someone gets hurt, but she also works to help make Greater Sudbury more welcoming
Helpers: Sudbury artist helps people cope with loss of a pet

Helpers: Sudbury artist helps people cope with loss of a pet

Chantal Gladu Depatie's pet memorials are treasured keepsakes 
Helpers: BioPed Footwear helping to reduce poverty in Caribbean

Helpers: BioPed Footwear helping to reduce poverty in Caribbean

Lisa Labreche says visiting Haiti as an ambassador for Soles4Souls has been a life-changing experience
Helpers: ‘Handy Andy’ a familiar face at Sudbury festivals

Helpers: ‘Handy Andy’ a familiar face at Sudbury festivals

Recognizable for his signature Tilley hat, Andy McClellan considers himself a ‘Walmart greeter’ when he’s on festival duty
Helpers: Salvation Army set to ring the bells for Kettle Campaign

Helpers: Salvation Army set to ring the bells for Kettle Campaign

Sudbury Salvation Army pastors excited to kick off another Christmas campaign as it continues its mission to help the less fortunate
Helpers: Hope can fight climate change, says Anastacia Chartrand

Helpers: Hope can fight climate change, says Anastacia Chartrand

The Laurentian University researcher returned to school during the COVID-19 pandemic and found a new way to channel her passion for change