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Reclaiming our Humanity: Explore the benefits of a volunteering culture



Reclaiming our Humanity is a free event open to everyone. 

When : September 12, 2018, 1-4 p.m.
Where : Gilberte Paquette Garden, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital—Ottawa, Canada
Over the course of this event, you will:

  1. Hear Dr. Frank Knoefel, physician at the Bruyère Memory Program and clinical scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute, speak about the health benefits of volunteering;
  2. Listen to Bill Dawson, retired construction worker, talk about his life changing experience as a Bruyère volunteer;
  3. Learn about the care system in Japan and its volunteers from Satoko Okamoto, our special guest speaker from Japan;
  4. Visit our engaging information booths and discover how people’s passions and interests are integrated into rewarding opportunities.

Light refreshments will be provided. Free parking on-site. Due to limited parking spaces, we encourage you to use public transit.

We hope you can join us for this worthwhile informational event. For more details, email us at volunteer@bruyere.org.

The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.


Please help us spread the word by sending this message to anyone you think might benefit from attending.