Ottawa Social Impact Awards
Hidden Harvest Ottawa is the winner of the Ottawa Social Impact Awards in the Social Enterprise category. In 2017, with a veritable army of 400 volunteers, they were able to harvest more than 200 trees and rescue more than 6,400 pounds of fresh, local fruit from going to waste.
Algonquin College Public Relations Agency named Future Leaders at the 2nd Ottawa Social Impact Awards
Over the last three decades, Algonquin College Public Relations Agency has raised over $300,000. This student-run organization is the winner of the Ottawa Social Impact Awards in the Future Leaders category.
Ausome Ottawa wins in the Community Initiative category in the 2nd edition of the Ottawa Social Impact Awards
Ausome Ottawa won the Ottawa Social Impact Award in the Community Initiative category. The organization works with families touched by autism to play and be physically active like any typical family.
Do you know an Ottawa group or business that is making our city a better place? Nominations for the 2nd Ottawa Social Impact Awards are now open.
“My vision is that tea can open doors and become a medium for social change,” says Kevin Smiley, founder of SuraiTea.
The premise of Helping With Furniture, a registered charity, is brilliantly simple. They take donated and discarded furniture and other items, including tables, chairs, linens, lamps, mirrors, chests of drawers, and all manner of other items, and deliver them to the homes of refugees, new immigrants, and low-income families in the Ottawa area, who otherwise lack the money or ability to get such furnishings.
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.