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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Lake Shore Gold Timmins West as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Team effort keeps kids on the ice in Schumacher

Team effort keeps kids on the ice in Schumacher

The rink is entirely maintained by local volunteers
Timmins children's author counts on community to collect coins

Timmins children's author counts on community to collect coins

Carole Horton used the book launch as a way to give back
Local woman paying it forward to families in need

Local woman paying it forward to families in need

A Hope for a Better Tomorrow is the only organization of its kind operating in Schumacher, South Porcupine, and Porcupine
Program delivers holiday cheer to local seniors

Program delivers holiday cheer to local seniors

There's still a need for more Secret Santas to help out
This family has been scaring up donations for five years

This family has been scaring up donations for five years

The Toke Street Haunted House had over 1,500 visitors last year and collected more than 2,000 pounds of food
Project founded on love and respect sees increase in regular clients

Project founded on love and respect sees increase in regular clients

'We have a lot of families who are living on budgets, we have a lot of elderly people that are starting to come, and people you see in the community who have jobs, but they’re minimum wage. We even have a lot of the new international students that come as well now because they live on a budget,' says Project Love fundraising co-ordinator
Local charity has big plans for its new space

Local charity has big plans for its new space

“We’re providing food to people who are most vulnerable in a way that has dignity, choice and respect,” says executive director
Local charity has made 'huge difference in many children’s lives'

Local charity has made 'huge difference in many children’s lives'

'If you can help one child, I really believe that sport makes a difference in a child’s life. To me, that is worth every hour I give. You can’t put a value on that,' says president
Food bank moves to new, bigger space

Food bank moves to new, bigger space

The organization's now serving the community from downtown Timmins
Coin collecting a family tradition

Coin collecting a family tradition

Hundreds of people are expected at the Timmins Coin and Stamp Club show