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Meet Bonnie Blain - Hospice Muskoka Volunteer & Ontario Senior of the Year Award Receipient

Your Stories

Meet Bonnie Blain a volunteer with Hospice Muskoka who was raised in Muskoka and who has many interes...

Spark Plugs

Great stuff from around the world. Check back often to see what's new!

One student’s SPARK to make a difference continues to inspire the students of a Sudbury high school 20 years later! Check out the amazing tribute to this brave young student and the impact it has made on her school and her community.

Wonder what youth REALLY think about volunteering? Check out these youth bloggers who share their experiences. 

Check out how this mother describes the impact on her kidswhen they help deliver hot meals for seniors. Doing Good Together: Delivering Smiles 

Want to help your kids feel the SPARK? Check out these free printables from Doing Good Together to encourage acts of kindness you and your family can do right now!

Are you thinking about volunteering as a family this year? Check out Volunteer Canada's Building Blocks for Family Volunteering to get started.

Are you curious about what it takes to be a volunteer board member? The DiverseCity onBoard program offers online training for people from visible minorities or under-represented communities then helps to match them with a nonprofit or charity. Check it out here.

Want to volunteer abroad? Check out Verge Magazine to find out more!

Another great Ted Talk by Tuan Nguyen, an entrepreneur and ‘accidental philanthropist’.

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