EDMONTON – A group of young Catholic missionaries is getting a reality check of what life is like in the North.And they’re bringing their gifts and testimonies to the youth who need it most.

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Echoes of Mother Teresa’s charity are reverberating in the Greater Toronto Area.

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TORONTO - The long hours thousands upon thousands of volunteers spend repacking food and stocking shelves in their parish food banks aren’t solving the problem of hunger, claims a union-and-Church-backed campaign demanding governments raise social assistance and minimum wage rates.

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One of the many benefits of service volunteer trips is professional growth, said Friar Rick Riccioli, director of Francis Corps, a Catholic organization that places volunteers in Syracuse, New York, and Costa Rica.

Every year, thousands of high school and university students make the trek to different volunteering opportunities overseas — or across the border — to donate their time and services to those in need.

“We had one young woman who wanted to be a surgeon and then decided to go into public health because (she saw) the need for policy,” Riccioli said.

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