June 7, 2022 | Tapestry Hall, Cambridge, ON
A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY SPIRIT
We are so very excited to be able to celebrate YOU in person at United Way Waterloo Region Communities’ 2022 Annual Spirit Awards. Please join us as we say “thank you” and honour all those who have shown us what Community Spirit really means.
Spirit Awards Nominees
Driving community change
SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD
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.
- Victus Academy
LABOUR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD
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.
- Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Waterloo
- United Steelworkers South Central Ontario Area Council
- United Steelworkers Local 4610
- Waterloo Region District School Board and Labour Partners
- Waterloo Regional Labour Council
Waterloo Region District School Board and Labour Partners
Outstanding Volunteer Award
The Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award honours an individual our group for outstanding volunteer service, celebrating selfless spirt and a commitment to community.
- Deb Lindsay
- Han Nguyen
- Jessica Manarang
- Ken Reid
- Rebecca Tascona
- Sandi Young
- Steve Jennings
Rebecca Tascona & Ken Reid
OUTSTANDING AGENCY AWARD
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.
- Focus for Ethnic Women
- Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre
- Kind Minds Family Wellness
- Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region
- Volunteer Waterloo Region
- YW Kitchener-Waterloo
Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region
OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Small-mid)
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.
- Freedom Pet Supplies
- Kieswetter Motors
- P&H Milling Group and Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 175 / 633
P&H Milling Group and Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 175 / 633
OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Large)
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.
- Equitable Life of Canada
- Rockwell Automation
- Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
- University of Waterloo
- Waterloo Regional Police Service
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.