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These stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community are made possible by the continued support of Cambrian College as part of our Community Leaders Program.


<updated>Inspire:</updated> Whether through his career goals or volunteering, Tyler Pretty wants to make the world better

Inspire: Whether through his career goals or volunteering, Tyler Pretty wants to make the world better

With a nursing degree under his belt and poised to start med school at NOSM, this Sudburian donates his time to help the vulnerable and to give back to the Francophone community
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Kerry Yang took a simple school project and turned it into a working charity

Inspire: Kerry Yang took a simple school project and turned it into a working charity

The Lo-Ellen Park student created a charity that collects and sends school supplies to Far North communities where outfitting a student for school can cost upwards of 10 times more than it does in the south
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Jacob Pitawanakwat channels his struggles as a young student into helping other young learners

Inspire: Jacob Pitawanakwat channels his struggles as a young student into helping other young learners

‘My desire for learning and creativity began with my mom. Her first-hand experiences fuelled my own desire to make a positive difference in the lives of young people’
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Milena Raso is driven to make a difference in the lives of cancer fighters

Inspire: Milena Raso is driven to make a difference in the lives of cancer fighters

She lost her father to cancer and, with the support from her mother (a committed volunteer herself), has spent almost half her life working on behalf of all those fighting cancer
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Whether downtown or in Jamaica, Sudbury teen is driven ‘to shape a better world’

Inspire: Whether downtown or in Jamaica, Sudbury teen is driven ‘to shape a better world’

‘Helping someone may not change the world, but it will change the world for that person’
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Forget 40 hours, Vanessa Sauvé earned 1,300 before graduation

Inspire: Forget 40 hours, Vanessa Sauvé earned 1,300 before graduation

This 18-year-old Chelmsford resident comes from a family of dedicated volunteers
Inspire: This young Lion’s volunteer roar is tremendous

Inspire: This young Lion’s volunteer roar is tremendous

Haylee Verdon comes from a volunteer family and says giving of your time is inspiring
<updated>Inspire:</updated> Proud Cadet Emma Mantler has put in nearly 400 hours of community service

Inspire: Proud Cadet Emma Mantler has put in nearly 400 hours of community service

‘You gain an inner peace and satisfaction from helping others’
<updated>Inspire: </updated>Meet the Sudbury teen who brought the Fridays For Future movement to Canada

Inspire: Meet the Sudbury teen who brought the Fridays For Future movement to Canada

Empowered by her parents and inspired by Greta Thunberg, Sophia Mathur is doing all she can to combat the global climate crisis
<updated>Inspire: </updated>For William McCormick, making a difference is a family affair

Inspire: For William McCormick, making a difference is a family affair

Sudbury.com launches new monthly series called ‘Inspire’, highlighting the efforts of young people making a difference in the Greater Sudbury area