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Helpers articles share stories about the people making positive impacts in our community.

This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


 

Thorold craft show exhibitors ease nurses' pain

Thorold craft show exhibitors ease nurses' pain

What began as a way to protect her fiancé—a front line transport truck driver—quickly morphed into a substantial sewing stint for Beverley Interisano. Likewise, Leta Virag helped health workers during a critical phase in the COVID-19 crisis.
Thorold native boosts food banks coffers through children’s book

Thorold native boosts food banks coffers through children’s book

"Where Did the World Go?" explains Covid-19 to children
Thorold seamstress has front line health workers covered

Thorold seamstress has front line health workers covered

Inspired by her daughter, who’s a nurse on the front lines, Marlene Hamilton is helping bring comfort to health workers
Ken MacQuarrie: More than a minister

Ken MacQuarrie: More than a minister

From revealing the inner workings of bee hives to tending bar at TCAG fundraisers, this is one busy reverend
Donna Venditti among Canada's best

Donna Venditti among Canada's best

Going the extra mile has put a Thorold business woman among Canadian leaders
Matthew Mueller: Volunteering high-achiever

Matthew Mueller: Volunteering high-achiever

Through medical research and community involvement, this new Thorold resident is taking on Alzheimers
Food drives, international students, affordable housing. It's all part of Bill and Hilda Vanderklippe's mission

Food drives, international students, affordable housing. It's all part of Bill and Hilda Vanderklippe's mission

Local couple have been volunteering locally for more than four decades
A wide range of interests keeps lifelong Thorold resident Rudy Walters volunteering

A wide range of interests keeps lifelong Thorold resident Rudy Walters volunteering

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Fostering fur babies all in a day's work for the Gilbys

Fostering fur babies all in a day's work for the Gilbys

This is the first in a series of stories about local volunteers and other 'Helpers'