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


Just like the posties, Al the school crossing guard is an 'all-weather fighter'

Just like the posties, Al the school crossing guard is an 'all-weather fighter'

An injury took him out of the sheet metal game, but Wesley Allan Moore found a new calling and he's determined to keep at it
This cat loving volunteer has a soft spot for the brawlers

This cat loving volunteer has a soft spot for the brawlers

In this week's Helpers profile, we meet Colleen Fera-Grisdale, who has been volunteering with The Animal Assistance Group for more than 10 years
Working with newcomers has done away with notion of 'them' and 'us' for local volunteer

Working with newcomers has done away with notion of 'them' and 'us' for local volunteer

In this edition of Helpers, we meet Murray Clark, who coordinates donations for New to the Sault
Meet Vicki Young. She and a team of 45 quilters have been busy the last five years. Very busy

Meet Vicki Young. She and a team of 45 quilters have been busy the last five years. Very busy

Sault Ste. Marie Quilts for kids is the subject of this week's Helpers feature
Landlord offers different kind of housing for former foster kids

Landlord offers different kind of housing for former foster kids

Denis Beaulieu has created a comfortable, substance-free space for those adjusting to life on their own

Food Bank Farm volunteer says making a difference has turned out to be fun

In this edition of Helpers, we meet consulting-engineer-turned-farmer James Mihell
Megan Scott wonders what if menstrual products were like toilet paper: Everywhere and free

Megan Scott wonders what if menstrual products were like toilet paper: Everywhere and free

In this inaugural edition of SooToday's new feature Helpers, we sit down with the woman behind the local Period Purse program