Why give?


We love our volunteers

Heart & Stroke volunteers make a big difference in the lives of Canadians through their generous contributions of time, skill and commitment.


Our volunteer promise

For everything you do, we make this promise to all Heart & Stroke volunteers.


Why I volunteer 

We’re so proud of the thousands of people from coast to coast who have joined the fight against heart disease and stroke. Each one has a unique story. Here are a few.

Heart and Stroke volunteers

Join our team

  • raise awareness and collect donations for life-saving research

  • be the face of Heart & Stroke in your community

  • canvass online to raise life-saving funds and awareness

Heart and Stroke Foundation volunteer Rich Mingus

Volunteer FAQ

Q What can I expect?

A chance to meet new and inspiring people, develop fresh ideas and sharpen your skills. Most of all, you’ll join a dynamic team of volunteers doing important work.


Q How much time is required?

Our research, health promotion, advocacy and fundraising activities take place year-round — so we offer both short and longer-term volunteer opportunities. Contact your local Heart & Stroke office to learn more.


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