Volunteers are crucial to the work of the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador.
They organize community fundraisers, serve on our board of directors and planning committees and assist staff with day-to-day office duties.
Without their support, it would be impossible for our organization to continue our vital work toward reducing the incidence of heart disease and stroke in the province.
Clearly, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador have big hearts, and none more so than the many volunteers who assisted us during our annual Stroke Month door-to-door campaign in June.
Setting aside their busy personal lives for a few hours, hundreds of these committed women and men knocked on doors in their neighbourhoods, collecting donations from friends and neighbours to help make health last.
A tip of the hat and a sincere thank-you to each and every volunteer who helped us raise essential funds, either by helping to organize this campaign or to canvass.
Thank you as well to all those who answered the knock at their door and gave so generously.
On behalf of local residents with heart disease and stroke and those at risk, we extend to you our gratitude along with our assurances that your efforts have helped to make a difference in the lives of those around you.
Thank you for helping the foundation to realize our vision of healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.
Mary Ann Butt
CEO, Newfoundland and Labrador
Heart and Stroke Foundation