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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Alinea Land Corporation as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Wellington Square United's community food program is more than a meal

Wellington Square United's community food program is more than a meal

Each week, more than 200 people are fed by the church, with an additional 100 meals delivered around town.
Burlington Helping Burlington rides wave of success into 2024

Burlington Helping Burlington rides wave of success into 2024

Launched last summer with the goal of collecting food and donations through the holiday season, the grassroots group shows no signs of slowing down
Student success at the heart of Halton Learning Foundation's mission

Student success at the heart of Halton Learning Foundation's mission

Money shouldn't be a barrier to education, says local non-profit group
Dream Team volunteers bring lost dogs back home

Dream Team volunteers bring lost dogs back home

Since the non-profit began 12 years ago, they have reunited thousands of owners with their pets
Volunteers help keep the meals coming at Burlington Seniors' Centre

Volunteers help keep the meals coming at Burlington Seniors' Centre

'When you hear that hum in the room, you know you're doing good,' says helper at The Bistro café
Inspiring Burlington's youth with the life-long gift of compassion

Inspiring Burlington's youth with the life-long gift of compassion

Jean Longfield, the 2021 recipient of Burlington's Key to the City, says the Gift of Giving Back is about much more than a food drive
Halton ElderDog group helps keep pets, seniors together

Halton ElderDog group helps keep pets, seniors together

Volunteer-run organization recognizes the vital connection between older adults and their canine companions
Burlington volunteer looking forward to Walk for Lupus on Saturday

Burlington volunteer looking forward to Walk for Lupus on Saturday

Raising awareness of difficult-to-diagnose condition is key, says Lisa Bilodeau
Yoga instructor found her calling in helping new Canadians

Yoga instructor found her calling in helping new Canadians

Faezeh Asadi, a former chemical engineer, swapped careers after moving to Canada
Field and Stream Rescue Team members work hard and have fun

Field and Stream Rescue Team members work hard and have fun

Volunteer organization finds a new home in historic Lowville schoolhouse
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