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<updated>Helpers:</updated> Sue Lekun knows all about putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

Helpers: Sue Lekun knows all about putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

With decades of volunteering under her belt, she says find a cause ‘that’s near and dear to you’
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Supporting families at the hospice and caring for the needy

Helpers: Supporting families at the hospice and caring for the needy

Leonie and Aldé Bedard have been dedicated local volunteers for decades
<updated>Helpers: </updated>Ellen Blasutti welcomes patients at Northeast Cancer Centre’s info desk

Helpers: Ellen Blasutti welcomes patients at Northeast Cancer Centre’s info desk

Volunteer for something you love to do, and don’t feel pressured to move on from a position you truly enjoy, she says
<updated>Helpers:</updated> There doesn’t seem to be a sport John Roberts hasn’t volunteered for

Helpers: There doesn’t seem to be a sport John Roberts hasn’t volunteered for

Teacher, coach, mentor: John Roberts said his decades of volunteering have been incredibly rewarding
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Being a volunteer isn’t just rewarding, it’s inspiring

Helpers: Being a volunteer isn’t just rewarding, it’s inspiring

Meet Mary Guy, who both lives with the movement disorder dystonia and volunteers her time to raise funds and offer support to others living with the condition
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Meet the woman who has chaired Capreol Days for more than 20 years

Helpers: Meet the woman who has chaired Capreol Days for more than 20 years

‘A town is not just the houses and buildings, it’s the pride residents have in their community,’ Lynn Mazzuca 
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Helping children has driven her volunteer efforts for 60 years

Helpers: Helping children has driven her volunteer efforts for 60 years

Darlene Sargent has been a member of Royal Purple for her entire adult life and she continues to give back to her community
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Volunteering and a five-decade love affair

Helpers: Volunteering and a five-decade love affair

Meet Darlene and Bill McKetsy, a Sudbury couple who fell in love volunteering, and passed their love of volunteering onto their children
<updated>Helpers: </updated>Nicole Dignard cherishes volunteering at Finlandia

Helpers: Nicole Dignard cherishes volunteering at Finlandia

Finlandia Village volunteer Nicole Dignard has not only helped fellow seniors find solace and rekindle joy in their lives, she has also developed friendships that bring special meaning to her own life.
<updated>Helpers:</updated> New to Sudbury, volunteering helped her feel part of her adopted home

Helpers: New to Sudbury, volunteering helped her feel part of her adopted home

Whether it’s talking science to school children or driving cancer patients to appointments, Eleanor Sonley says volunteering has enriched her life in countless ways