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Five Points Media is a provincially registered media company and community channel.
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Barrie Families Unite - The Kindness of Strangers, 2022

The holiday season is the time of year when people dig deep to help those in need. This centuries-old tradition continues as can be seen in this story about how a senior in Barrie was taken advantage of and how local strangers, all women, stepped up to help her so that she could return to her home with her husband who is currently fighting terminal cancer in a specialist facility in British Columbia.

These women joined forces after Kim Roberts, who runs a local house cleaning service, put out a plea for help on Barrie Families Unite. Then we reported on the background of the story through a video found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F26qmG4aRRY and posted it also on Barrie Families Unite. The response was heartwarming and is an excellent example of the reason for the season.

We would like to thank the following sponsors of the Ontario Community Awareness Network. These businesses show they care about our shared community by helping us to provide a not-for-profit truly local voice to you and your neighbours. They also enable our crew to be able to continue providing donated services to promote local benevolent community groups and charities based in The City of Barrie, the Town of Innisfil, and the Township of Oro-Medonte.

Assisting You Social - Social Media Management

Backcountry K9 Kennel - Day Care, Overnight, and Grooming

Beauty & Babes - Salon and Spa

Checkered Door - Transition to Adult ASD

Enterprise Mechanical Inc. - Heating and Air Conditioning

Family TLC - Family Counselling and Therapy

Growing Minds Learning Centre - Daycare Centre

Hwear Plus/Canadian Toggle - Personal Protection

Imagine Laserworks Barrie - Laser Acupuncture Services

Latchman Insurance Brokers Limited - Providing All Types

Michael Enterprise Audio & Visual

Northlink General Contracting

Theatre By The Bay - Live Performances

3B Solutions - Video and Media

Videography by John Ironside and Sarah Bianco

Post-Production by Sarah Bianco, Tiffany Scott, and John Ironside

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