Centre Wellington councillor walking to Ottawa for mental health fundraiser
August 14, 2020
Neil Dunsmore’s Elora-to-Ottawa trek to raise awareness, funds for Cody Shepperd Project – Wellington Advertiser
ELORA – Centre Wellington councillor Neil Dunsmore is planning to walk from Elora to Ottawa in September in an effort to raise awareness and funds for The Cody Shepperd Project, which supports people – particularly youth – with mental illness.
“There’s a mental health crisis in our community,” Dunsmore said in a phone interview on Aug. 10.
“I’ve been trying ever since I was elected to raise awareness and get people talking. There are a lot of supports; there is help.