Shelley Rolland-Poruks has volunteered in every city or town she’s ever lived in. Here’s how this Community Builder Award winner balances it all.
United Way Ottawa
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.
With no fewer than four festival taking place this weekend (Fringe, Craft Beer, Franco-Ontarien, and Glowfair), there truly is something for everyone. Enjoy!
Rawlson King is a community leader helping to positively shape how the Overbrook neighbourhood is perceived.
Coach Andy Waterman has volunteered for 25 years with Ottawa youth, empowering them to be the best they can be beyond the basketball court.
For more than nine years, Aditi Sivakumar has been volunteering in Ottawa and beyond to empower women and encourage healthy lifestyles for seniors and people living with chronic mental illnesses.
We adore Ottawa’s beautiful parks, delicious donuts and indie theatres. But it’s the Community Builders that really take our breath away.
These awards celebrate the positive contributions made to Ottawa communities, neighbourhoods and industries.
United Way Ottawa is hosting a networking event geared towards Ottawa’s next generation of philanthropists, change makers and passionate networkers, without the awkwardness.
Beau’s community achievements recognized at the United Way’s Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala
Breweries are amazing community partners. Yet even among that esteemed company, Beau’s All Natural Brewery has been setting the standard for more than a decade. On May 18, they were recognized by United Way Ottawa, winning this Community Builder Award. It’s really the perfect award for a company that has always paid it forward the support they have received from their hometown of Vankleek Hill, their greater Ottawa community and the brewing industry.