The week of April 6-12 has been declared the National Volunteer Week. Volunteerism is the lubricant that enables our modern society to function. It is that time of the year that we make a special effort to recognize our local, provincial and national volunteers, pay tribute and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers.
Many people go around their business of earning a living and maintaining a family without even giving an iota of thought to becoming a volunteer. Volunteerism is supposed to be for people who have retired, have no special hobby and are therefore trying their level best to pass their time by volunteering. It’s because of such volunteers that we have a strong nation. It is believed that volunteers strengthen our community.
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