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A letter to a volunteer's daughter

Written By: Cam Tait
July 24, 2000

A letter to a volunteer's daughter, whose mother helped victims of a tornado on July 15, 2000.

This summer, think about your holiday community too

Written By: Cam Tait
June 26, 2000

While on vacation, consider touching base with a nonprofit in the community you are holidaying in.

Lessons in tying neck ties, and in life

Written By: Cam Tait
June 19, 2000

A young boy with cerebral palsy learns to tie his own necktie, with the help from his dad and a volunteer baseball coach.

Revisiting a valedictory address

Written By: Cam Tait
June 12, 2000

An address to Canadian youth, explaining the benefits of volunteering.

Stuff Canada the serendipitous result of David Cooper's volunteer efforts

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
May 29, 2000

A profile of David Cooper and his new in-kind service for charities, Stuff Canada.

Sharing the Caring: Volunteers make the work of Community Care possible

Written By: Kristin Duare McKinnon
April 10, 2000

As we recognize Volunteer Week across the country, Community Care Victoria County (CCVC) is holding special anniversary celebrations.

Unsettling news from across the country during a special week

Written By: Cam Tait
April 10, 2000

A demonstration of how the world would be without volunteers, in honour of National Volunteer Week.

How Harold Grace neutralizes beauty

Written By: Cam Tait
April 3, 2000

How Harold Grace, a blind volunteer with the Lions Club in Edmonton, was invited to judge a local teen beauty pageant.

Let's hear about your great volunteers

Written By: Cam Tait
March 20, 2000

Cam Tait puts out a call for the stories of Canadian volunteers in honour of National Volunteer Week.

Thank you for your time

Written By: Cam Tait
February 28, 2000

Cam Tait tells how, as a child with cerebral palsy, volunteers changed his life.

Painting a brighter future for youth in Vernon

Written By: CharityVillage
January 31, 2000

A series of murals began popping up around the Okanagan Valley town of Vernon, British Columbia. A group of eight young people, under the mentorship of mural artist Michelle Loughery, painted six historical murals on buildings in the city's downtown core.

Book Review: In the Midst of Life: A hospice volunteer story

Written By: No
January 1, 2000

A mini book review of In the Midst of Life: A hospice volunteer story, by Charles Rose.

Giving from the heart - Very special visitors in Durham region

Written By: Kristin Duare McKinnon
May 3, 1999

A profile of the Friendly Visitor program at the Durham branch of the Victoria Order of Nurses, a program that matches volunteer visitors with isolated members of the community.

Special partners in Peterborough -- Unions and the United Way

Written By: Kristin Duare McKinnon
March 1, 1999

A profile of the Union Counsellor training program run by the United Way of Peterborough & District that trains union members to counsel their coworkers.

Green Shirts: Mobile volunteer strike force fights disasters, forges friendships

Written By: CharityVillage
January 11, 1999

A profile of the Green Shirts, the Disaster Response Service of the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee.

Book review: Into the Heart of India

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 1999

Book review of Into the Heart of India by Patricia Paul-Carson.

We must learn to cultivate retirees as a national resource

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
August 29, 1998

How to incorporate retirees into your volunteer program.

Agnes, Sonia, Del Marie, Megan, Karen, Erin ---Six young, Canadian women making a difference

Written By: CharityVillage
April 20, 1998

A profile of the 1998 FLARE Volunteer Award recipients.

How to change bad habits in your organization

Written By: Bruce Raymond
February 18, 1998

Tips for volunteers who would like to suggest organizational changes or improvements.

Ten commandments of volunteering

Written By: Bruce Raymond
June 4, 1997

Ten tips for being a great volunteer.

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