Community Builder of the Year Awards
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.
Throughout the year, United Way Ottawa recognizes Community Builders from across our city. But once annually, we celebrate seven Community Builders of the Year.
The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre has supported survivors of sexual assault for nearly 45 years, providing a wide array of programming and advocacy to serve each survivor’s diverse needs.
For 20 years, the Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses has helped make a home for hundreds of our city’s low-income families. It is because of this, and the impact their work continues to have on our community, that they received United Way Ottawa’s 2018 Community Builder of the Year Award.
EcoEquitable is a small, dynamic social enterprise that supports isolated newcomer women looking to develop connections with their community and increase their financial stability.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa creates life-changing relationships that empower children and youth to reach their full potential. Here’s why United Way Ottawa has honoured this fantastic organization at the annual Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala.
Girls+ Rock Ottawa provides music programming to foster empowerment, inclusivity and community. This powerful initiative was the GenNext Award recipient at the 2018 Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala.
These awards celebrate the positive contributions made to Ottawa communities, neighbourhoods and industries.