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...
Cultivating Hope

Cultivating Hope

What happens when you take a really great idea, add in some committed volunteers and a lot of hard work? In Timmins, Ontario the result is a beautiful Threads of Life Family Garden. The idea first took root in July of 2016, when Allen Armstrong, Chair of the Timmins...
“I cherish those moments”

“I cherish those moments”

Just a couple of weeks after this year’s Steps for Life walk in Sarnia, a worker at a local business was killed on the job. For Mark Roehler, chairman of the Sarnia walk committee, it was a sad reminder of why  the walk – and the work of the volunteers – is so...
Look at the difference you made!

Look at the difference you made!

All year we’ve been saying that ‘one’ can make a difference: one volunteer, one walker, one fundraiser, one sponsor. Of course everyone knows that when we put a whole bunch of ‘ones’ together, that impact grows by huge steps. You could call those “Steps for Life”!...