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Three Cheers for Volunteers!

Posted By: Chanine · 4/16/2012 3:27:00 PM

This week is National Volunteer Week- honoring those who give back to their communities.  Are you a volunteer? I decided to sign-up for a second year in the role of Volunteer Communications and Promotions Coordinator for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. I love volunteering- it gives you a chance to meet and work with some great people to make a difference, and there is no better feeling than seeing the smiles on the faces of people you help.  If you volunteer or donate to charitable organizations, you’re not alone.  StatsCan’s most recent survey found that Canadians from all walks of life are willing and able to reach out and help others. Men and women, young and old, from every province and territory donate their time and money to a variety of causes.  The vast majority of Canadians provided either time or money to charitable and ...