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


Cambridge doctor's book aims to teach kids about bullying

Cambridge doctor's book aims to teach kids about bullying

'I was hoping my small book could have this conversation on how do we identify bullying and say that behaviour is bullying'
Cambridge grandma's passion for knitting helps give back to others

Cambridge grandma's passion for knitting helps give back to others

'It's not a chore,' said Molly Fiss, who was recognized by the City of Cambridge for her community efforts earlier in October
Neighbourhood group offering free back-to-school haircuts

Neighbourhood group offering free back-to-school haircuts

The Alison Neighbourhood Group is seeking three more volunteer hairdressers to meet the demand and school supplies for their Back to School Bash
Cambridge youth cycling 90 km for cancer research

Cambridge youth cycling 90 km for cancer research

Euan Bingham is looking to raise $2,000 or more for the Terry Fox Foundation during the Terry Fox Ride of Hope
In times of grief, residents rely on the COPING Centre

In times of grief, residents rely on the COPING Centre

The Caring for Other People In Grief Centre has helped thousands of people since opening in 1990
Cambridge teen behind new school program, 'Mindful Mornings'

Cambridge teen behind new school program, 'Mindful Mornings'

'I've realized mindfulness is one of the ways to help people destress,' said Shubham Patel, a Grade 12 student at Preston High School
Cambridge seniors give back to community through 'Seniorosity'

Cambridge seniors give back to community through 'Seniorosity'

'It makes me feel very good that I'm doing this for someone else,' said Seniorosity participant, Joan Graham
Soroptimist International of Cambridge continues helping improve the lives of women and girls

Soroptimist International of Cambridge continues helping improve the lives of women and girls

'We're better than we used to be, but we're still not there in terms of equity for women and girls'
Cambridge woman bringing woolly warmth to rescued animals

Cambridge woman bringing woolly warmth to rescued animals

After starting her own fundraiser in support of Helping Paws Rescue, Tammarishka Kerman said anyone can donate and help bring some woolly warmth to animals that need it
Over 215,000 kilos of charitable food donations made by the Ontario Christian Gleaners in 2021

Over 215,000 kilos of charitable food donations made by the Ontario Christian Gleaners in 2021

'That would probably equate to at least nine million servings of food'