I’ve learned a lot during my time with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta. I volunteer at hospitals, seniors’ homes and various temples throughout Edmonton. I find myself making a difference in people’s lives while also taking on responsibilities that are completely new to me! I’ve developed confidence, patience, problem-solving skills, and the ability to relate to others – making me a better person. Canada accepts and values people from every race, religion, culture, and gender. As an immigrant to Canada, I feel I have a responsibility to give back to the community that has so graciously accepted my family and me. Through my involvement in the community, I am helping build a better and stronger Canada.

Gauri