United Way East Ontario and Apartment613 are teaming up once again to celebrate eight more remarkable Community Builders making a huge difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the coming week, Apartment613 will share stories about these eight new inductees, so stay tuned on our blog and social media for posts about each winner.
Community Builder Awards: Meet five outstanding locals who are volunteering to help others through COVID-19
COVID-19 has changed the ways we gather, celebrate, and honour one another, however it has not changed the way our community steps up to support and help each other in times of crisis.
While COVID-19 has changed the ways we gather, celebrate, and honour one another, it has not changed the way our community steps up to support and help each other in times of crisis. In support of United Way East Ontario, Apartment613 is proud to co-present the Community Builder Awards: COVID-19 Heroes Edition.
La maladie à coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) a changé bien des choses : rencontres, célébrations et hommages. Elle n’a toutefois pas changé comment les membres de nos communautés unissent leurs efforts pour s’entraider en situation de crise. Apartment613, en partenariat avec Centraide de l’Est de l’Ontario, est fier de vous présenter les Prix de bâtisseurs communautaires : Héros de la COVID-19.
If you know someone who is making a difference, United Way is now accepting nominations for Community Builder of the Year Awards.
Merrick Palmer, one Canada’s top basketball trainers, is showing his local love for Ottawa through the work and dedication he puts into his community.
Making Voices Count, recipient of United Way Ottawa’s 2019 From Poverty to Possibility award, empowers people to use their voices to advocate for important causes, no matter who they are.
From helping Ottawa recover from crisis, to helping individuals in the community succeed and live healthy lives, Hydro Ottawa has shown what it means to be a true community builder.
Community Builder: Ottawa’s Muslim organizations are breaking down barriers and strengthening communities
At the Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala, the United Muslim Organizations of Ottawa-Gatineau received an award for their consistent efforts in helping to make our city stronger for everyone.
The Trend-Arlington Community Association and West Carleton Disaster Relief were two major players in the relief efforts of the September 2018 tornadoes in Ottawa. As a result, the two groups received United Way Ottawa’s signature Community Builder of the Year award.
Working quietly, Costco Wholesale has donated millions of dollars to make a difference in the lives of local children. The company is 2019’s recipient of United Way Ottawa’s All That Kids Can Be award.
Alida Burke and Corey Ellis, founders of the technology company Growcer, received 2019’s GenNext Community Builder of the Year Award for bringing jobs and healthy, affordable produce to food deserts in Ottawa and across Canada.
At the 19th annual Community Builder of the Year Awards, Erin Benjamin received the Ambassador Award for her leadership in the music industry and in Ottawa tornado relief efforts.
For his astounding contributions to building community, Steve was recently presented with a special surprise from United Way Ottawa.
Throughout the year, United Way Ottawa recognizes Community Builders from across our city. But once annually, we celebrate seven Community Builders of the Year.