Crowes Mills man determined to make a heart and stroke door-to-door campaign a success

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Doug Anthony has his door-to-door campaign kit and is ready, along with a number of local volunteers, to canvass for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The annual fundraiser will take place throughout February in Colchester County. Monique Chiasson - Truro Daily News

TRURO – Doug Anthony is determined to make a difference in the lives of others, even those he doesn’t know.

The 77-year-old Crowes Mills resident will be spending the majority of February canvassing door-to-door in the Belmont area for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He has been a volunteer captain for the foundation in that area since 2003 and since 2005 he and volunteers have fundraised more than $35,000 in that area. Anthony’s fundraising efforts alone have brought in more than $19,000 of that total since 2005.

“I enjoy getting out and seeing people and there are a lot of heart and stroke issues out there,” said Anthony.

There will be numerous door-to-door campaigns for the Heart and Stroke Foundation taking place throughout Nova Scotia in February. People are asked to give a donation, which will go towards research and programming for the foundation.

Organizations: Heart and Stroke Foundation

Geographic location: Belmont, Nova Scotia

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