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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are possible by our Community Leaders Program.


GWSA meal program looks after seniors during pandemic

GWSA meal program looks after seniors during pandemic

Seniors association has prepared over 6,300 meals since the start of the pandemic, distributed with the help of The SEED program
Mask marketing for mental health

Mask marketing for mental health

In this Helpers feature we drop in on Iris Lambert at the Rexall Pharmacy in the Root Plaza on Woolwich Street where she sells handmade masks for charity
Neighbourhood gets together to help Guelph Food Bank

Neighbourhood gets together to help Guelph Food Bank

Over 600 kg of food and $7,500 in cash donated in just 90 minutes at Village by the Arboretum
Guelph COVID-19 Surgical Cap Sewists do their thing to help frontline workers

Guelph COVID-19 Surgical Cap Sewists do their thing to help frontline workers

'We have one lady who is 92 and making masks for us. And she's blind'
2nd Chance Employment Counselling still doing valuable work during pandemic

2nd Chance Employment Counselling still doing valuable work during pandemic

Service is also helping people navigate the various government programs available during COVID-19
Thursday online event addresses that the experience of loss is being lost in the COVID-19 lockdown

Thursday online event addresses that the experience of loss is being lost in the COVID-19 lockdown

In this Helpers feature we talk with grief counselor Marian Grace Boyd about a live Facebook event Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for people grieving the loss of a loved one
Royal City Quilters's Guild goes outside its comfort zone to maintain important connnections

Royal City Quilters's Guild goes outside its comfort zone to maintain important connnections

'Members said that this is just what they needed because they were feeling lonely' says member as the group contributes masks to local frontline staff
SEED Emergency food program aims to provide 50,000 meals a week

SEED Emergency food program aims to provide 50,000 meals a week

In this Helpers feature we look at the combined efforts of the University of Guelph and other organizations in support of The SEED’s Emergency Food Home Delivery program
Community Living adjusting to how it meets needs of those living with developmental disabilities

Community Living adjusting to how it meets needs of those living with developmental disabilities

Fundraiser is being held to purchase iPads to support residents through the adjustments the pandemic has created in their lives
Online African grocer offers authentic food, fast

Online African grocer offers authentic food, fast

Former Guelph woman of distinction growing her online African grocery store