Volunteers: ‘Thank you’ is never enough!

Volunteers: ‘Thank you’ is never enough!

April 15 to 21 is Volunteer Week in Canada. At Threads of Life we are grateful to our volunteers every day, but we make a special point of recognizing them during this week. Some of Threads of Life’s staff members took a moment to note what they most appreciate...
Volunteer Profile: Mary Lou Gormley

Volunteer Profile: Mary Lou Gormley

Threads of Life volunteer Mary Lou Gormley with husband Robert. People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the opportunity to give something back to their community or make a difference to the people around them. For others, it provides a...
Thoughtful citizens, changing the world

Thoughtful citizens, changing the world

I recently had the opportunity to attend a Workplace Safety and Prevention Services conference in Thunder Bay. Partners in Prevention North brought together over 400 health and safety professionals for two days of learning and networking. As I stood at the display...
Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Every summer, the gold mine where Tami Helgeson works hires students and new graduates. Every summer Tami tells them the story of her son Eric, who died in 1999 at his construction job after a crane tipped over, collapsing the building where Eric was working. As a...