Peel Region Salutes Our Volunteers for Making Great Things Possible
BRAMPTON, ON. (April 14, 2015) – Today, in honour of National Volunteer Week, the Region of Peel would like to thank the more than 3,000 Regional volunteers who dedicate their time to make our communities stronger. With their help, the Region is able to run dozens of valuable programs that would not be possible without them.
“Our volunteers support positive changes that make our communities stronger,” says Regional Chair Frank Dale. “This National Volunteer Week, we celebrate their role in making Peel an even better place to live.”
Volunteers are instrumental in the delivery of a number of key programs:
- Post-partum and breastfeeding support
- Assisting older adults with basic care and recreation needs in Long-Term Care facilities
- Teaching parents how to build literacy skills in their children
- Exciting cultural programming at the Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA)
- Community-building events, such as the Peel Children’s Water Festival and many more
From April 12 to 18, the Region of Peel joins Volunteer Canada and other organizations across the country to celebrate Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers as part of National Volunteer Week. For more information about National Volunteer Week, visit volunteer.ca/nvw2015.
The Region offers hundreds of volunteer positions to compliment your interests and professional development goals. For information, visit peelregion.ca/volunteers/.
The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than 1.3 million people and approximately 88,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, call 905-791-7800 or visit peelregion.ca.