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Volunteers of the Month: December 2015: Sukhmani, Hema , and Julia

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month!

Sukhmani Billing
sukhmaniWinter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire. Our fantastic volunteers surely felt the cold during the month of November. A big thank you to all of those who participated in the Guru Nanak Radiothon as well as the Annual Food Drive! Undoubtedly, teamwork one of many core values we instill at Seva and this month’s events exemplified excellent teamwork and selfless service. On that note, we would like to thank our volunteer of the month for being the team player that she is! Sukhmani has demonstrated excellent teamwork through her engagement with volunteers and clients. Her leadership as a team captain as well as her participation in the Guru Nanak Food Drive Committee have demonstrated her hard work and commitment to the Seva team. Sukhmani’s charisma and extroverted personality make it difficult for her to go unnoticed! We are so grateful for her consistent optimism and positive attitude. Congratulations Sukhmani!

“When was the last time you felt internal peace, when was the last time you made someone’s day? For me it was the moment I stepped into SEVA, it gives you a sense of accomplishment and peace that only being selfless can provide. I am blessed to be a part of a community that can make your soul smile” – Sukhmani


Hema Persaud
My name is Hema Persaud, I am currently in the process of studying to become a Social Worker. Seva Food Bankhema has been one of the greatest learning experiences in my career so far. The amazing staff and clients have helped me grown into my profession. I started volunteering early this year at Seva Food Bank hoping to make a difference in my community. I am currently completing my internship position at Seva as an intake worker. Seva is an environment you want to come back too, everyday at Seva becomes a better experience and this is all thanks to the staff, volunteers and clients at Seva. I recommend Seva as a place to volunteer at without doubt. Seva has impacted me in a huge way by motivating me to continue volunteering my time.



Julia Porter
juliaMy name is Julia Porter, I am a student a Sheridan college. I am currently in the Social Service Work program in my second year. I am passionate about making a difference in my community. Seva Food Bank has become a very influential part of my life in the past year. I began volunteering at Seva February of 2015 the incredible experience has driven me to make a difference in our community. I am now completing an internship at Seva Food Bank as an intake worker. The amazing individuals that I interact with on a daily basis have benefited me with valuable experience and I built unique relationships with the people around me. I am thankful for the opportunity to learn from everyone that is a part of Seva.

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