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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.


It's all about quality time for this Big Brother

It's all about quality time for this Big Brother

Marc Sageloly says being there for young boys while they're growing up can pay huge dividends
Search and Rescue runs in the family for Jamie Lynn Marshall

Search and Rescue runs in the family for Jamie Lynn Marshall

In this week's edition of Helpers, Tiffy Thompson talks to a volunteer who is proud to help families when their loved ones are missing, even though sometimes the outcome isn't good
Skilled handyman finds rewarding work at Habitat for Humanity

Skilled handyman finds rewarding work at Habitat for Humanity

In this week's Helpers feature, we meet John Willcock. He can do it all, but finds one aspect of home building to be the most rewarding
Jamie and Jessie Boston have gone from bewildered parents to autism advocates

Jamie and Jessie Boston have gone from bewildered parents to autism advocates

The husband and wife team have helped create a long list of sensory-friendly events locally
Just like the posties, Al the school crossing guard is an 'all-weather fighter'

Just like the posties, Al the school crossing guard is an 'all-weather fighter'

An injury took him out of the sheet metal game, but Wesley Allan Moore found a new calling and he's determined to keep at it
This cat loving volunteer has a soft spot for the brawlers

This cat loving volunteer has a soft spot for the brawlers

In this week's Helpers profile, we meet Colleen Fera-Grisdale, who has been volunteering with The Animal Assistance Group for more than 10 years
Working with newcomers has done away with notion of 'them' and 'us' for local volunteer

Working with newcomers has done away with notion of 'them' and 'us' for local volunteer

In this edition of Helpers, we meet Murray Clark, who coordinates donations for New to the Sault
Meet Vicki Young. She and a team of 45 quilters have been busy the last five years. Very busy

Meet Vicki Young. She and a team of 45 quilters have been busy the last five years. Very busy

Sault Ste. Marie Quilts for kids is the subject of this week's Helpers feature
Landlord offers different kind of housing for former foster kids

Landlord offers different kind of housing for former foster kids

Denis Beaulieu has created a comfortable, substance-free space for those adjusting to life on their own
Food Bank Farm volunteer says making a difference has turned out to be fun

Food Bank Farm volunteer says making a difference has turned out to be fun

In this edition of Helpers, we meet consulting-engineer-turned-farmer James Mihell