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Katie Wright, Community Cares team

Recent Work by Katie

Meet the charity helping hundreds of local women land their dream job

Meet the charity helping hundreds of local women land their dream job

Dress For Success is a local organization empowering women and non-binary people in Orillia and Barrie to overcome barriers and find a job that fits their skills
BarrieToday Food Drive: $3,442 and 15 food packages donated in just 4 hours!

BarrieToday Food Drive: $3,442 and 15 food packages donated in just 4 hours!

Your generous contributions filled the shelves of our local food bank in record time
Donate to the Barrie Food Bank and we'll match it three times! (Update: Sold Out!)

Donate to the Barrie Food Bank and we'll match it three times! (Update: Sold Out!)

When you purchase a food package for your local food bank, BarrieToday and our community partners will match your gift - turning your $25 gift into a $100 gift
PRESENTING: See the winners of the BarrieToday Community Builders Awards

PRESENTING: See the winners of the BarrieToday Community Builders Awards

The BarrieToday Community Builders Awards celebrated 10 amazing local leaders making a difference in Barrie
Community Builders Awards: Rotaract Club of Barrie wins Young Leader Award for impact on young people

Community Builders Awards: Rotaract Club of Barrie wins Young Leader Award for impact on young people

The club was recognized with a Community Builders Award for empowering young people to serve the community
Community Builders Awards: Mary-Anne Frith is this year’s Unsung Hero

Community Builders Awards: Mary-Anne Frith is this year’s Unsung Hero

Mary-Anne Frith is a fearless leader and unsung hero who works hard to make Barrie a better place for future generations
Community Builders Awards: Mind to Muscle transformative in sports development for local athletes

Community Builders Awards: Mind to Muscle transformative in sports development for local athletes

Mind to Muscle, the winner of the Sports and Recreation award, is dedicated to building a stronger Barrie through sports training and community engagement
Community Builders Awards: Barrie’s ‘million dollar man’ Will Dwyer named this year’s Legacy Award recipient

Community Builders Awards: Barrie’s ‘million dollar man’ Will Dwyer named this year’s Legacy Award recipient

Will Dwyer passed away in 2022 at the age of 96, but his legacy of giving lives on
Random Acts of Kindness : Joan Harrington's story of kindness and resilience

Random Acts of Kindness: Joan Harrington's story of kindness and resilience

The cancer survivor and caring grandmother beamed with joy when she was surprised by the BarrieToday team
Community Builders Awards: Dr. Chris Martin a beacon of excellence in health-care sector

Community Builders Awards: Dr. Chris Martin a beacon of excellence in health-care sector

This year’s Health Care Award recipient is a doctor who has made significant contributions to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
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