A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY SPIRIT
2023 Spirit award recipients
Ken Seiling Community Leader Award
Dian and John Bell & Sue and Jim Hallman and The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation
The Community Leaders Award recognizes exemplary public leaders who, through extraordinary contributions and outstanding commitment, has driven the spirit of community through personal involvement in community and with United Way Waterloo Region Communities.
In announcing the award recipients, former Regional Chair Ken Seiling stated, “Coming out of such a challenging time, I felt that this Community Leaders awards should go to two families who have been lifetime supporters in our region, living the values of the United Way. The Bells and the Hallmans.”
Outstanding Volunteer Award
Lynn Hall, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
The Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award honours an individual our group for outstanding volunteer service, celebrating selfless spirt and a commitment to community.
SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD
University of Waterloo
The Spirit of the Community Award honours an individual, group, organization, or agency that personifies exceptional community spirit, team spirit and spirit of generosity through their significant overall partnership with United Way, deepening our community building partnerships.
LABOUR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD
Waterloo Regional Labour Council
The Labour Community Partnership Award honours a labour partner whose members have shown dedication to the community through exceptional financial and volunteer support, exemplifying the sustained and rewarding relationship between the labour movement and United Way.
OUTSTANDING AGENCY AWARD
Kind Minds Family Wellness & The Literacy Group
The Outstanding Agency Award is presented to a funded agency, which, through their collaborative effort with United Way, shows outstanding leadership and dedication while continuing to drive change and impact in the community.
OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Small-mid)
Toyota Tsusho Canada Inc., Maple Automotive Corporation, & Green Metals Canada Inc.
The Outstanding Workplace Campaign Award (small – mid size organization) Award acknowledges the Employee Campaign Manager and workplace that have shown outstanding efforts in informing and engaging employees while increasing donations in a smaller workplace.
OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Large)
Enbridge Gas Waterloo & Members of Unifor Local 883
The Outstanding Workplace Campaign Award (large organization) recognizes an organization that has shown outstanding efforts in informing and engaging employees ultimately leading to increased donations, participation, and overall support of United Way.