Volunteering in my community has made such a difference in my life. I work with Big Brothers and Sisters, the Edmonton Food Bank, and local homeless shelters. Being able to make a slight difference in someone’s life, being able to brighten his or her day just a little bit is very fulfilling. I find it very rewarding, but that’s not the only reason I do it! I am very fortunate and I never want to take that for granted. Furthermore, contributing to your community, even in the small ways, can bring us together and help us all live in a content and positive environment. All of Canada benefits from strong, happy and healthy communities.

Ashley