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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of The Elden of Bradford as part of our Community Leaders Program.


<b>HELPERS:</b> Bradford soap maker's love for animals benefits local shelters, rescues

HELPERS: Bradford soap maker's love for animals benefits local shelters, rescues

'It's not a 'me' thing, it's a 'we' thing,' says local animal lover, supporter
Retiree becomes a runner for local food bank

Retiree becomes a runner for local food bank

When Susan Cooper began volunteering at the Helping Hand Food Bank in Bradford in the fall of 2019 – it was just in time to learn the ropes before the pandemic began
<b>HELPERS:</b> Bradford dad steps up to help lead son's Scout group

HELPERS: Bradford dad steps up to help lead son's Scout group

'Taking the training, and learning about such a great organization that my son loves so much was so worthwhile,' says Scout parent volunteer
<b>HELPERS:</b> Realtors partner with charity, local businesses to open new thrift shop in Bradford <b>(12 photos)</b>

HELPERS: Realtors partner with charity, local businesses to open new thrift shop in Bradford (12 photos)

Bradford realtors Anastasia Orlando and Rose M. Sorbera have partnered with CONTACT Community Services to help launch the organization's second location of The Clothes Line thrift shop
<b>HELPERS:</b> Love for cats leads to rewarding foster experience for Bradford volunteer

HELPERS: Love for cats leads to rewarding foster experience for Bradford volunteer

Annand has been involved with Georgina Feral Cat Committee since 2017
<b>HELPERS:</b> Bradford man really 'can' make a difference collecting trash along rural roads

HELPERS: Bradford man really 'can' make a difference collecting trash along rural roads

Almost every day you can spot Bradford resident Albert Wierenga walking along the rural roads of Bradford, picking up trash and collecting cans for a good cause
<b>HELPERS:</b> Bradford native hopes to instill positive change in the community through volunteering

HELPERS: Bradford native hopes to instill positive change in the community through volunteering

Bradford resident Jenn Lloyd believes in that inclusive engagement and person-to-person kindness are crucial to a well-rounded, healthy community
<b>HELPERS:</b> Once homeless man gives away car to family in need

HELPERS: Once homeless man gives away car to family in need

Young Bradford man shares his story of struggle, and how he was able to rise above, while helping others in need
<b>HELPERS:</b> Daughter's cystic fibrosis diagnosis turns into a lifetime of patient advocacy for local mom

HELPERS: Daughter's cystic fibrosis diagnosis turns into a lifetime of patient advocacy for local mom

'I’m fighting hard for access and have been for the last 10 years and I will continue to fight to make change ,' says local mom, advocate for cystic fibrosis patients
<b>HELPERS:</b>  Volunteer position becomes full time job for Bradford man

HELPERS: Volunteer position becomes full time job for Bradford man

'The act of helping is more rewarding than anything else,' says Bradford volunteer, resident