I was privileged this National Volunteer Week to hand out “Give Happy, Live Happy” certificates to a number of the 66 volunteers currently assisting in the care of abused, abandoned or injured animals at the RSPCA Toowoomba Shelter. I would like to thank the 23,000 plus volunteers residing in Toowoomba for their tireless efforts working quietly behind the scenes, thus making such a positive difference to our society and communities.