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


Mom of four champions “Front-yard living”

Mom of four champions “Front-yard living”

Karen Schilstra has created a community where Thoroldites feel connected, cared for; safer
Miller instrumental behind Beaverdams Church revival

Miller instrumental behind Beaverdams Church revival

2nd Annual Online Yard Sale kicks off today
Passing of Thorold's “Godfather of the Blues” marks end of an era

Passing of Thorold's “Godfather of the Blues” marks end of an era

Decades of volunteer music presentations in Thorold have come to an end.
“Overjoyed” to give back

“Overjoyed” to give back

Thorold volunteer a “relentless advocate” for survivors of violence, exploitation and sex trafficking
Mahler champions mental health

Mahler champions mental health

Within nine days, Matt Mahler lost his close friend to suicide and his Dad in a car accident.
Thorold volunteer provides many happy returns

Thorold volunteer provides many happy returns

Once again this year, Elaine D’Amico is foregoing her fee to prepare tax returns for people with a modest income.
Thorold Lions Club opens annual online lottery to support charitable causes

Thorold Lions Club opens annual online lottery to support charitable causes

20-ticket can transform into $350 worth of groceries
Thorold native Ffion Hughes named Rhodes Scholar

Thorold native Ffion Hughes named Rhodes Scholar

Having battled wildfires in India and anorexia in her teen years, Ffion Hughes, age 22, is continuing to fight for social justice.
Socks for Change takes big step towards helping Niagara's poverty-stricken

Socks for Change takes big step towards helping Niagara's poverty-stricken

Order a warm pair of socks online from www.socksforchange.ca by no later than Dec. 20 and you’re guaranteed delivery by Dec. 24. The quality wool socks make an ideal stocking stuffer, and when you buy a pair for $8, Socks for Change donates two pairs to Niagara’s most vulnerable people, including many local youth.
Shop online, help Friends of Beaverdams

Shop online, help Friends of Beaverdams

Help restore one of Thorold’s oldest heritage sites while completing your Christmas shopping online.