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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.


 

Volunteers deliver thousands of  Meals on Wheels a year in North Bay

Volunteers deliver thousands of Meals on Wheels a year in North Bay

" We service approximately 200 people over the year and serve over 23,000 meals..."
Mental health 'Helpers' can both change lives & save lives

Mental health 'Helpers' can both change lives & save lives

"We are convinced that psychotherapy is the most powerful tool in the health care system today."
North Bay orthopaedic experts keeping people mobile here and throughout the north

North Bay orthopaedic experts keeping people mobile here and throughout the north

The lab first opened its doors in 1990 and celebrates 30 years of service in 2020.
The slogan "Part of The Family" means a lot to this local family

The slogan "Part of The Family" means a lot to this local family

"The entire North Bay business community is extraordinary in how much it supports the community," says General Manager and Leon's North Bay VP Julie Jenkins.
Giving far more than food at the Food Bank

Giving far more than food at the Food Bank

I like making a difference in their lives that day, and making a hard day a bit better...
Nurturing youth can be a natural fit, no matter how busy you are

Nurturing youth can be a natural fit, no matter how busy you are

"I believe the biggest misconception about our organization is the time commitment. "
Love of pets turns into a passion to help others

Love of pets turns into a passion to help others

Truchon says so many lost pets and families have been reunited through the page, she no longer has accurate numbers.
She's working hard so kids can enjoy sports

She's working hard so kids can enjoy sports

She was first attracted to getting involved because of her and her son's love of hockey.
From victim to volunteer at Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre

From victim to volunteer at Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre

When I was younger I was sexually abused by my brother. I stuffed it down and ignored it, thinking it wouldn't affect my life. I was wrong.
Almost 40 years later, Terry Fox's impact still inspiring North Bayites

Almost 40 years later, Terry Fox's impact still inspiring North Bayites

His legacy is so powerful, that still, to this day, young people and students want to join the effort, says Community Event Organizer Carla Tucker.