Volunteer Nominations 2024

This year’s them for National Volunteer Week, Every Moment Matters, underlines the significance of every volunteer and their contributions. The sharing of time, skills, empathy, and creativity plays a vital role in promoting inclusivity, resilience, and community well-being. Through unity, support, and increased collective efforts, they significantly enhance the quality of life we all aspire to achieve.

Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services and Volunteer Kneehill would like to recognize Kneehill area residents and community organizations that have given freely of their time (big or small) to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. If you know of someone that you would like to shine the spotlight on, please send us your nomination!

Six successful nominees (1 from Acme, Carbon, Kneehill County, Linden, Three Hills and Trochu) will be celebrated!

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Volunteer Alberta

We are fuelled by people who are passionate about working toward healthy and resilient communities in Alberta.

Purpose: Helping Alberta do good, together.
Vision: A strong, engaged and connected society serving the common good in Alberta.
Mission: To strengthen Alberta’s nonprofit sector organizations through knowledge exchange and strategic connections.

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