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Helping a legacy and the love of the game live on

Written By: Cam Tait
August 12, 2002

A memorial for Hugh Berry, a Little League baseball coach who helped a young boy in a wheelchair be a part of the game.

New federation hopes to unify the voice of Canada's voluntary sector

Written By: Nicole Zummach
August 12, 2002

This article looks at the launch of the Canadian Federation of Voluntary Sector Networks.

Sometimes doing the Lord's work means just saying no

Written By: Cam Tait
August 6, 2002

Lisa McDonald, an experienced volunteer, explains why taking care of yourself and sometimes saying "no" is so important.

Giving young people the chance to learn by doing

Written By: Cam Tait
July 2, 2002

A profile of Barb Taylor and her involvement with 4-H.

Diverse volunteer experience brings satisfaction to all areas of life

Written By: Cam Tait
June 24, 2002

Donnie Morrison, a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, offers advice to would-be volunteers.

Performing the volunteer balancing act in rural communities

Written By: Cam Tait
June 17, 2002

How Jann Beeston helped create a new volunteer centre in a rural area of Alberta.

Life as a professional volunteer

Written By: Cam Tait
June 10, 2002

A profile of Dan Grenier, a self-proclaimed "professional volunteer".

Volunteering helps Elaine gain new skills

Written By: Cam Tait
June 3, 2002

An interview with Elaine Taylor, a Red Cross volunteer, where she provides insight on just what volunteers are looking for.

Making life interesting and a lot more fun

Written By: Cam Tait
May 27, 2002

A profile of Ruth and Ken Koskinen, volunteers in the small community of Stony Plain, Alberta.

Discovering an appreciation for society's privileges

Written By: Cam Tait
May 13, 2002

A profile of Dawn McBride and her work as president of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies.

Setting the stage for young disabled actors

Written By: Cam Tait
May 6, 2002

How comedian Don Harron started an acting club in Toronto for kids with disabilities.

Learning what hope really means

Written By: Cam Tait
April 29, 2002

How Hope Kids, a group of young people volunteering at local extended care homes, got its start.

Gaining satisfaction and pleasure from the volunteer experience

Written By: Cam Tait
April 22, 2002

In honour of National Volunteer Week, a profile of Sheila Bertoldi Armstrong, a volunteer with a volunteer centre in Coquitlam, BC.

Bringing together horse and rider in a special therapy program

Written By: Cam Tait
April 15, 2002

A profile of Hilary Oswald who founded Pacific Riding for the Disabled Association 30 years ago.

Angels on an incredible journey

Written By: Cam Tait
April 8, 2002

How a nine-day volunteer trip to Guatemala helped a Newfoundland Girl Guide troop win an Outstanding Service award.

Big ideas and a whole lot of determination

Written By: Cam Tait
April 1, 2002

How a Newfoundland Girl Guide troop volunteered to complete the construction of a feeding centre in Guatemala.

Volunteering can be child's play

Written By: Cam Tait
March 18, 2002

A profile of Mark Lansing and his volunteer work at Kids Kottage, a crisis centre for children.

Volunteering knows no boundaries

Written By: Cam Tait
March 11, 2002

An introduction to virtual volunteering.

Making memories that will last a lifetime

Written By: Cam Tait
February 25, 2002

A profile of Lucille and Jean-Paul Beland, volunteers with the Team Canada Olympic media centre in Salt Lake City.

Finding reasons to believe in humanism

Written By: Cam Tait
February 18, 2002

Gaétan Caron, a volunteer with the United Way, discusses what he calls "humanism".

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