Grimsby Benevolent Fund volunteers honoured

May 01, 2014

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Luke Edwards

GRIMSBY — Every day she knows she’s helping somebody, and after 20 years that means Marion Thorp has helped a lot of people.

“To be honest, I’m glad I didn’t have to speak,” she said. “The whole GBF experience is pretty emotional.”

Thorp was among the 280 GBF volunteers honoured last week by the organization. The general manager of GBF began working alongside the fund’s founder, Mike Barretto. And for Thorp, last week’s event helped mark the realization of Barretto’s dream.

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