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<updated>Helpers:</updated> Tireless volunteer improvises way to keep giving back during pandemic

Helpers: Tireless volunteer improvises way to keep giving back during pandemic

Retired meteorologist Jack Decorby found a way to volunteer from home during COVID-19
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Volunteers don’t need special expertise, says Dan Lee, just the will to make things better

Helpers: Volunteers don’t need special expertise, says Dan Lee, just the will to make things better

Retired OPP officer has a volunteer resumé as long as your arm
<updated>Helpers: </updated>Capreol's Ken Gustafson loves volunteering, and wants millennials to follow in his footsteps

Helpers: Capreol's Ken Gustafson loves volunteering, and wants millennials to follow in his footsteps

‘You’ll meet nice people and make lifelong friends,’ he said
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Don’t underestimate the power of a smile, says volunteer (and new Canadian)

Helpers: Don’t underestimate the power of a smile, says volunteer (and new Canadian)

Meet Margo Fey, who moved across the pond from the U.K. to be nearer her children and grandchildren, and brought her volunteer ethic with her
<updated>Helpers:</updated> She channels her considerable volunteer energy to making a greener, healthier Sudbury

Helpers: She channels her considerable volunteer energy to making a greener, healthier Sudbury

From bikes to gardens to the environment, Rachelle Niemela donates countless hours to making the Nickel City better
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Long-time volunteer’s advice: Step out of your comfort zone

Helpers: Long-time volunteer’s advice: Step out of your comfort zone

Her parents inspired Shannon Katary’s love of volunteering
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Lend a hand, says Cathy Keaney-Burns, and you’ll find the benefit you give is the benefit you receive

Helpers: Lend a hand, says Cathy Keaney-Burns, and you’ll find the benefit you give is the benefit you receive

Having a positive impact is its own reward, says longtime Cancer Society manager
<updated>Helpers:</updated> Meet the unstoppable Maggie Julien, Finlandia Village volunteer

Helpers: Meet the unstoppable Maggie Julien, Finlandia Village volunteer

‘For me, volunteering encourages inclusivity. People see past my wheelchair and allow the real me to shine through’
<updated>Helpers: </updated>‘If you have even just a little bit of time, share it,' says retired teacher and volunteer Kathy Baldan

Helpers: ‘If you have even just a little bit of time, share it,' says retired teacher and volunteer Kathy Baldan

She said volunteering as a youth growing up in the Donovan paved the way for her long teaching career
<updated>Helpers:</updated> A community activist genealogist? Yup, New Sudbury has one of those

Helpers: A community activist genealogist? Yup, New Sudbury has one of those

Not only does Arthémise Camirand-Peterson work to uncover and preserve the history of New Sudbury, she volunteers to make its parks and pathways accessible to everyone, regardless of ability