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Student volunteers bring warmth to cancer centre

 Every volunteer has their own story. Samantha Nicholas became a volunteer because she wanted to honour her grandmother’s #cancer journey. Haley Brough became a...

Hospital volunteers make a world of difference

It looks like an ordinary cup of tea being offered to someone sitting at the bedside. But this simple transaction has a far greater...

The kids are alright: The role of youth volunteers at Interior...

At facilities throughout Interior Health, young volunteers provide services to enhance the comfort of patients and residents. In Kelowna, for example, about 100 young...

Cardiac volunteers work and walk with heart

Ken Scullion volunteers with the Regional Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Service (CRSP) at the Rouge Valley Centenary (RVC) site in Scarborough, Ontario. RVC is...

Volunteers helping push research forward

Volunteers have always played an instrumental role at Holland Bloorview, helping to create a world of possibility for kids with disability in our community....

Palliative care volunteers have profound impact on patients

Everyone remembers that one special comforting toy or blanket they had as a child.  How a hug could make almost any sadness or fear...

Volunteers enhance the health and well-being of patients

From high school and university students to young professionals and recent retirees, volunteers at Runnymede Healthcare Centre play an integral role in enhancing the...

Wellspring volunteers provide a meaningful lifeline to cancer support

Since its founding in 1992, volunteers have been one of the most valuable resources for Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation, playing a vital role in...

Volunteers are taking care of business

Craig Bemrose does much more than just serve coffee at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH). He’s also helping to improve patient care - one...

Volunteer helps prepare brothers and sisters-to-be

It’s a Saturday morning at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and volunteer Jeanne Frolick is waiting to welcome a new group of youngsters to a quiet...

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