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'It’s difficult': Coats for Kids in need of new home this winter

'It’s difficult': Coats for Kids in need of new home this winter

Newmarket Lions Clubs' are seeking new donated space so they can continue to provide free winter clothing to local families in need come October
'Gave me so much hope': Parkinson's SuperWalk returns to Newmarket

'Gave me so much hope': Parkinson's SuperWalk returns to Newmarket

Shortly after her husband was diagnosed, Katherine Viegas was inspired to step up to volunteer for the Saturday, Sept. 9 fundraising event at Fairy Lake after meeting a family that gave her hope for the future
HELPERS: Local volunteer pays community’s support forward

HELPERS: Local volunteer pays community’s support forward

When Nina Doiron’s family arrived in Canada as refugees 40 years ago, the outpouring of support from the local community was enormous. Today, her volunteer work honours their generosity.
York Region Youth Food Committee calling for submissions to community booklet

York Region Youth Food Committee calling for submissions to community booklet

The theme of the booklet is food for thought and submissions can range from essays to pieces of art. The deadline for submissions is July 31 at 11:59 p.m.
Here's how to have fun and support your hospital this summer

Here's how to have fun and support your hospital this summer

From buying pancakes and watching polo, to playing golf and cycling, there are plenty of local events from July to September in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre
New NACCA community garden fighting food insecurity in Newmarket

New NACCA community garden fighting food insecurity in Newmarket

'There was a real need in our community,' Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association chair says of new project
Win unlimited visits to Canada’s Wonderland in SickKids fundraiser

Win unlimited visits to Canada’s Wonderland in SickKids fundraiser

The amusement park is once again hosting its Wish Trees fundraiser in support of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
CCSYR book to chronicle resiliency of newcomers to York Region

CCSYR book to chronicle resiliency of newcomers to York Region

Catholic Community Services of York Region sharing stories of immigrants like Reza, a busy commercial pilot, after it took five years to revive his dream career after relocating to Canada from Iran
'Gentle giant' helps Newmarket community fridge run smoothly

'Gentle giant' helps Newmarket community fridge run smoothly

'A little food can make somebody happy and people like to know a friendly face is standing here to help,' says dedicated Newmarket Food Pantry volunteer Duke Deger
Newmarket supports Rebecca Run for spinal muscular atrophy cure

Newmarket supports Rebecca Run for spinal muscular atrophy cure

Participants ran around Fairy Lake July 8 to help raise awareness and research dollars for a cure for the No. 1 genetic killer of children under 2