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Volunteers with the Old Age Pensioners Organization wrapped and delivered 30 comforters and pillows for seniors in long term care in Williams lake Dec. 15. The gifts were shared between residents at Cariboo Place, Williams Lake Seniors Village and Deni House. (Photo submitted)

Seniors are a staple of the community’s volunteer force

The benefits of volunteering for seniors may surprise you. Seniors make up…

  • Aug 11, 2021

 

Volunteer Campbell River-affiliated group Youth Can 20/20 is one of the many social services groups that worked locally in the past. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

Barbeque on July 7 for youth interested in volunteering

Volunteer Campbell River holding barbeque on July 7 for past volunteers and those wanting to start

 

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

 

Just some of the volunteers we’re featuring in this week’s special section celebrating National Volunteer Week 2021.

Celebrating those who give back during National Volunteer Week

Recognizing a few of the many people who selflessly give their time for others

Just some of the volunteers we’re featuring in this week’s special section celebrating National Volunteer Week 2021.
Salvation Army Lighthouse Centre volunteer Kathy Churchill hands out lunch to people in need in downtown Campbell River. Photo by Alistiar Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Salvation Army Lighthouse Centre volunteer Kathy Churchill hands out lunch to people in need in downtown Campbell River. Photo by Alistiar Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year