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<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
<updated>Helpers:</updated> How a tragic accident inspired Annette Lumbis to create a pet therapy movement in Sudbury

Helpers: How a tragic accident inspired Annette Lumbis to create a pet therapy movement in Sudbury

Woman turned her passion for animals into a service that brings joy to hundreds of Sudburians every year
<updated>Helpers: </updated>Tim Whalen has devoted 15 years to helping cancer survivors like his dad and brother

Helpers: Tim Whalen has devoted 15 years to helping cancer survivors like his dad and brother

Never forget that you really do matter and you can make a positive difference, says Canadian Cancer Society volunteer
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Meet Vince Perdue, the volunteer who co-founded Sudbury Rocks!!!

Helpers: Meet Vince Perdue, the volunteer who co-founded Sudbury Rocks!!!

The long-time runner is involved with several causes, but still describes himself as an ‘accidental volunteer’
<updated>Helpers: </updated>Volunteers keep Canada’s multiculturalism alive, says Sudbury’s Lucy Przybysz

Helpers: Volunteers keep Canada’s multiculturalism alive, says Sudbury’s Lucy Przybysz

‘Miss Lucy’ is proud of her Polish heritage — and her delicious perogies — and her volunteer work reflects this
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Her mother taught her community was everything, so she passed that along to her own children

Helpers: Her mother taught her community was everything, so she passed that along to her own children

Madeleine Piette has driven cancer patients to appointments and given her time to Maison McCulloch Hospice, and says volunteering has been a tremendous help in her life