Stories 2019-05-03T13:32:21+00:00

Offering assistance, helping someone down the steps, serving a meal with a smile… the Cummings Centre provides so many opportunities to show acts kindness everyday. “I can see that the smallest gestures have a huge effect on so many of the Centre’s participants. This keeps me coming back”.

– Ruth Lezmy, Volunteer

I have been volunteering at the Cummings Centre for many years. I find a sense of empowerment that every single act of kindness does affect someone else’s life, bringing comfort, joy and meaning.

– Yaffa Cohen

Developing personal relationships with members and other volunteers through my volunteering is what keeps me coming back. Cummings is such an upbeat place to be and everyone walks out with a smile.

– Shelley Schwartz

By volunteering and giving of oneself, sharing your time and expertise, you can discover how it enriches your life and the lives of others! Volunteering with us at the Cummings provides you with the opportunity to make a difference.

– Tom Strasser

We are continually expanding our programming initiatives and course offerings in the West Island.  Let us know what you want to learn and do and help set the course for Cummings West.

– Brissa Bercovits, Volunteer Chair at Cummings West

I love helping in any way I can and carrying on my family’s long history of giving back.  I feel energized and I know I am making a difference in the lives of so many people.

Julie Morneau

Volunteering is all about giving back.  I cannot express the joy I have experienced by helping others at the Centre.  You really do get back more than you give and make new friends in the process!

John Carney

Volunteering at Cummings honors the memory of my late mother who was a volunteer for over 25 years.  I am passionate about lending financial support to the Centre so that we can continue to enrich the lives of so many.

– Rhona Rosenblatt

Delivering Meals-on-Wheels has become a family tradition as my father was on the team. We are not only delivering hearty meals to many people who just can’t get out, but we provide much needed social contact and they appreciate our efforts so much.

– Marcy Bruck