United Way Ottawa
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.
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.
Welcome to your May long weekend, Ottawa! The weather may be questionable, but the number of awesome events is not. Read on for some of our top picks.
Throughout the year, United Way Ottawa recognizes Community Builders from across our city. But once annually, we celebrate seven Community Builders of the Year.
Doug has made Ottawa a better place—now it’s time to make a difference in St. John’s.
Some of the greatest volunteers in Ottawa don’t know how appreciated they are, and that’s why we love to surprise them.
By day, he’s a student at both the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. By night, and day, and morning, and evening… well, all the time: he volunteers all over Ottawa, making our city a more vibrant place to live.
One of her greatest achievements? Distributing thousands of toys to children in need around the city through her team’s Toy Mountain Christmas campaign.
Marie Hackett is the kind of spectacular person who is both undaunted by big problems and is willing to change her life to find big solutions.
Since her arrival in Ottawa in the 1990s, Elaina Martin has become a fundamental part of the community. Mainly recognized as the founder of the popular Ottawa arts and music festival Westfest, Elaina has expanded her role from creative entrepreneur to community leader in a short span of time.
Calla Barnett’s colleagues describe her as the glue that holds people together. United Way presented her with a Community Builder Award to celebrate Capital Pride Week.
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.