VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Eugene Gutierrez

VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Eugene Gutierrez

In 2017, Eugene Gutierrez and his family experienced an unimaginable tragedy when Eugene’s father Eulogio “Bot” Gutierrez, a veteran mining survey technician, on the verge of retirement, died after being struck by a piece of mobile equipment in an underground...
Our beating heart of peer support

Our beating heart of peer support

Who else knows what you’re facing after a workplace injury, illness, or death, except those who’ve also been there? Our volunteer family guides, FamiliesConnect and Family Forum participants, and even the stories shared in our newsletter or here on our blog, are all...
Volunteer Profile: Treena Dixon

Volunteer Profile: Treena Dixon

When you look for a role model who embodies the definition of community engagement and commitment, Treena Dixon is someone who demonstrates that in many ways. Treena has been involved as a volunteer with Threads of Life since 2011, after moving to the Red Deer region...
Volunteering – Empathy in Action

Volunteering – Empathy in Action

Empathy is defined as the ability to understand how people feel, see things from their point of view and imagine yourself in their position. While empathy isn’t officially one of Threads of Life’s core values, it certainly is an integral part of what drives the...