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Volunteer Profile: Mary Lou Gormley

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 chance to develop new skills or build on existing experiences and knowledge. For our volunteer Mary Lou Gormley, both of these reasons are true.

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Show the love – pay it forward through Steps for Life

“You don’t pay love back; you pay it forward.”

If you had to pay back all the people who have watched out for you or showed you kindness over your lifetime, where would you start? Your grandparents, your parents, the teachers who took their time, the neighbour or coach who helped you grow, the co-worker who kept you safe – you can never pay it all back, but fortunately you CAN pay it forward! And it’s time to get started!

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Where to find the light switch

Looking for hope at the winter solstice It’s 4 p.m. on a winter afternoon. The snow is blowing hard out of the north and the light is already fading. There’s much talk in the headlines about dark days – the political, environmental and social news is grim. At Threads...

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