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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.


Party in the park to celebrate midwives

Party in the park to celebrate midwives

Guelph Midwives get together with the moms and children from throughout the years
Lifting the stigma that prevents people from getting healthy

Lifting the stigma that prevents people from getting healthy

In this Helpers feature we reach out to Jennifer Greenwood, SOS peer worker with the Guelph Community Health Centre
The Clothing Closet keeps on lending a helping hand

The Clothing Closet keeps on lending a helping hand

The charitable effort in the city's north end is celebrating 20 years
Lending is the new spending

Lending is the new spending

In this Helpers feature we talk to John Dennis from the Guelph Tool Library about his efforts to create a safer and healthier world
Millie's Store shows you're never too young to care for others

Millie's Store shows you're never too young to care for others

Four-year-old sells treats on Sunday's at Exhibition Park to raise funds for the Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington
Building relationships with the city’s most vulnerable

Building relationships with the city’s most vulnerable

This Helper feature connects with downtown peer outreach worker Julie Porter
Service to others keeps Guelph General Hospital's volunteer of the year coming back

Service to others keeps Guelph General Hospital's volunteer of the year coming back

'I’ve really become committed to this, to helping others,' says Dianne Steinke
Preserving the city’s stories written in land and stone

Preserving the city’s stories written in land and stone

In this Helpers feature we take a stroll through downtown with educator, tour guide and heritage advocate Susan Ratcliffe
Grace-Full Backpacks: Helping people get through a tough time

Grace-Full Backpacks: Helping people get through a tough time

For the past five years Guelph's Sharon Nezny has collected used backpacks and filled them with essentials such as soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste and distributed them to the needy
Living in poverty has been an enriching experience for social justice advocate

Living in poverty has been an enriching experience for social justice advocate

In this Helpers feature we chat with Barb McPhee, market manager at the North End Harvest Market