Volunteers weave us together by bringing Hope Close to Home

April is National Volunteer Month and April 16 – 22, 2023 is National Volunteer Week! Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (PSSO) values and encourages volunteer engagement across all levels of our organization. Volunteers work collaboratively with PSSO staff to provide support to people impacted by Parkinson’s disease (PD), increase education and awareness in the community, and raise funds to support research and services across southwestern ontario. our volunteer team is truly bringing “Hope Close to Home” for people impacted by PD.

Volunteer Spotlights

Sam Marshall

“Working alongside the PSSO staff and other volunteers is always a joy. I feel valued and appreciated every time I step foot in the PSSO office.”

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Bill Robson

“Each role affords me an opportunity to do the things I like to do with the people I enjoy…. my peers living with Parkinson’s.”

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Andrew Hebert

“Giving back to the community and seeing the impact volunteering has is why I dedicate the time that I do.”

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Theresa Daly

“To me it is a question of fairness. It is only fair that people with Parkinson’s get the attention they deserve, from the health care system and government.”

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Lois Wood

“I’m happy to be making a small contribution to the work that the Parkinson Society does. Coming to the office is part of my routine that I look forward to each week.”

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Chad Blythe

“I have always had a passion for helping others and saw PSSO as an opportunity to start making an impact in my local community.”

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Learn More About Volunteering with PSSO

Volunteers are Hero’s of Hope. Learn how you can help bring Hope Close to Home

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Upcoming Volunteer Event

Agents of Hope Celebration – A Volunteer Recognition Event

PSSO invites you to attend a special Volunteer Recognition Event in Windsor.  Volunteers are truly “Agents of Hope,” and positively impacting the Parkinson’s community  across the region.  Join our staff team for an evening of celebrating your ongoing committment to our organization and the clients we serve!