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Changing lives through a simple friendly visit

It’s Community Support Month in Ontario, and all this month we are sharing stories about our various community health programs. One program we wanted to tell you about is the Friendly Visiting program. If you haven’t heard about the program before...

Meals on Wheels volunteers know the meaning of commitment

When I hear the word commitment, I normally think about going to the gym three-days-a-week, or making sure that I have enough vegetables in my diet. This week, I learned a whole other meaning of the word when I joined the ranks of Canadian Red Cross ...

A glimpse into a day of a Meals on Wheels volunteer

It’s Meals on Wheels Week , and we are taking the time to share with you stories about how this important program helps thousands of injured, frail and elderly people in Ontario. Our very own roving reporter, Jen Mayville, was a Meals on Wheels vo...

Meals on Wheels

From time to time, you’ve heard us talk about Meals on Wheels on this blog. We do it because it’s a super important part of what we do at the Red Cross for our seniors and those with disabilities – helping them to live independently. The Ontario C...

October is Community Support Month

It’s Community Support Month in Ontario - an awareness initiative by the Ontario Community Support Association, about all the different programs and services to help people to live at home.  We thought it would be a great opportunity to share a glimp...

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