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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Hy-Grade Steel Roofing System as part of our Community Leaders Program.


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
Making parts for the Canadian Shield

Making parts for the Canadian Shield

In this Helpers feature we talk to Luis Gomes from the Wellington Catholic District School Board about the team effort underway to produce badly needed parts for medical masks using 3D printers
Local artist goes online with virtual tutorials

Local artist goes online with virtual tutorials

Rae Wright has adapted to the times by taking her art classes to the internet
Important to talk to your children about what's happening, says expert

Important to talk to your children about what's happening, says expert

Children need extra love, attention and things to do during difficult times