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How to volunteer to help reduce COVID-19 at community centers

Volunteer energy cooperatives have popped up around the country in recent years, offering free meals and free haircuts to residents of low-income neighborhoods, often in collaboration with nonprofit organizations and faith-based groups.Now a coalition of groups is asking volunteers to help curb the coronavirus epidemic.The group, called Volunteer Energy Cooperative Network (VECN), has launched a

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A volunteer guide for a new park

Toronto has one of the highest rates of obesity in North America.But it’s also one of only a few places in the country where a small number of volunteer groups have come together to create a park.“I am thrilled to be able to have a volunteer guide, because the volunteers know the history of the