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108 Provincial Organizations in Ontario have endorsed the Ontario Day of Recognition

Organizations supporting the Day of Recognition for the Nonprofit Sector thus far include:

  1. United Way Greater Toronto
  2. Ontario Nonprofit Network
  3. 211 Ontario
  4. AdvantAge Ontario
  5. AFP Association for Fund Raising Professionals
  6. ANNISA Organization of Canada
  7. Alzheimer Society of York Region
  8. Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington
  9. Balanced Bookkeeping
  10. Big Brothers and Sisters of Dufferin and Area
  11. Bridgeway Family Centre
  12. Blue Door
  13. Branching Out Support Services
  14. Caledon Child and Family Centre
  15. Caledon Community Services
  16. Caledon Dufferin Victim Services
  17. Caledon Meals on Wheels
  18. Capacity Canada
  19. Canadian Centre for Christian Charities
  20. Canada Helps
  21. Canadian Mental Health Association (Toronto Branch)
  22. Canadian Mental Health Association (Ontario Branch)
  23. Canadian Women’s Foundation
  24. Canso Investment Counsel
  25. Causeway Work Centre
  26. Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA)
  27. Charity Village
  28. Choices Youth Shelter
  29. Community Foundations of Canada
  30. Community Living Toronto
  31. Community Living Dufferin
  32. CUFW Ontario Council
  33. CUFW Orangeville and District
  34. Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario
  35. Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow Today
  36. Dufferin Child and Family Services
  37. Family Transition Place
  38. Findhelp/ 211 Central
  39. Garthson Leadership Centre
  40. Goodcasting
  41. Gluskin Sheff
  42. Imagine Canada
  43. Impakt Corporation
  44. InspiritFoundation
  45. Kenora Chiefs Advisory
  46. Laboratory for Artistic Intelligence
  47. Liberty Co
  48. Look Good Feel Better
  49. March of Dimes
  50. Miller Thomson
  51. Network for the Advancement of Black Communities
  52. Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership School of Public Policy and Administration Carleton University
  53. Orangeville Food Bank
  54. OCASI
  55. OASIS
  56. Ontario Community Support Association
  57. Ontario Nonprofit Network
  58. Parachute
  59. Peel Leadership Centre
  60. Peel Senior Link
  61. Philanthropic Foundations of Canada
  62. Prosper Canada
  63. Provincial Network on Developmental Disabilities
  64. Ralph Thornton Community Centre
  65. Reena
  66. Reena Foundation
  67. Roots Community Services
  68. Rotary Club of Orangeville
  69. Rise Asset Development
  70. Services and Housing in the Province
  71. SiMPACT Strategy Group
  72. Smith Advisory Services
  73. Supernova Sites
  74. Teen Ranch
  75. The Dream Never Dies
  76. The Medalist Group
  77. The Holland Bloorview Hospital Foundation
  78. The Perly and Rideau Veterans Health Care Foundation
  79. The Shepherds of Good Hope
  80. Theatre Orangeville
  81. Toronto Neighbourhood Centres
  82. Toronto Developmental Services Alliance
  83. Toronto Nonprofit Network
  84. United Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto
  85. United Way of Durham
  86. United Way Eastern Ontario
  87. United Way of Elgin Middlesex
  88. United Way of Greater Toronto
  89. United Way of Grey Bruce County
  90. United Way of Guelph Wellington and Dufferin
  91. United Way of Halton and Hamilton
  92. United Way of Kawartha Lakes
  93. United Way of Leeds Grenville
  94. United Way of Hastings Prince Edward
  95. United Way of Huron Perth
  96. United Way of Oxford
  97. United Way of Northumberland
  98. United Way of Simcoe Muskoka
  99. United Way of Stormont Dundas and Glengarry
  100. United Way of Thunder Bay
  101. United Way Waterloo Region Communities
  102. Upper Canada Equity Fund
  103. Upsocial Canada
  104. Variety-The Children’s Charity
  105. Vita Centre
  106. Venture for Canada
  107. Volunteer MBC
  108. WeGrowFood
  109. YMCA Greater Toronto
  110. YWCA Greater Toronto

Support requested from other Provincial and GTA organizations.

Quotes from Organizations/Individuals supporting this initiative:

  1. The United Way of Bruce Grey supports the creation of an Ontario Day of Recognition for staff of the Nonprofit Sector. This day will shine a light on the critical role of the Nonprofit professionals and highlight the remarkable contributions of the nonprofit sector which were designated as essential services. —MOTION

  2. On behalf of the Parachute, I am writing in support of this important initiative to recognize and celebrate a sector of Ontario’s economy that rarely gets the spotlight – the Nonprofit Sector. Its presence in every community in Ontario, is well known by the millions of Ontarians who access human services or are educated, entertained, or recreate through the arts, sports, or environmentally focused organizations. To say that the sector transforms lives is an understatement. —Parachute

  3. I absolutely love this initiative! Thank you and the Bhayana Family Foundation for shining a light on the fabulous contributions accomplished by the good people within our sector.

  4. I’m pleased to let you know that the OCASI Board enthusiastically supported the call for a day of recognition for non-profit staff. —OCASI Board

  5. What an incredible opportunity you have provided for us to recognize the “Champions” in our sector. Their dedication and commitment to provide service and supports is the backbone of all our organizations.

  6. You have my unqualified and enthusiastic endorsement for this initiative. As you know, I have long been a passionate supporter of the non-profit sector and I believe that official recognition for those who work in this field is long overdue. —Helen Burstyn

  7. This is an important initiative, and our program would be happy to sign on to support it. Thanks for leading this work, and the foundation’s recognition of nonprofit workers. —Susan Phillips

  8. I happily support the work you are facilitating with the Ontario Day of Recognition. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to facilitate. —Andrew Chunilal

  9. Thank you for your never-ending support of the workers in the NFP sector! —Heather Mason Wood

  10. An official Day of Recognition for the frontline nonprofit workers who help to health the sick, reduce and prevent poverty, nurture arts and culture, protect our environment, support our spiritual growth and create opportunities for sport, recreation and play for people of all ages. —Liz Mulholland

  11. Happy to add our voice to this, thank you for your leadership on this! —Michael Braithwaite

  12. Thank you for the great work you are doing through the foundation to encourage the staff and volunteers of the charitable sector. —Canadian Centre for Christian Charities

  13. ..aiming to build multi-partisan support across the country for a
    day of recognition for civil society groups, workers and volunteers who contribute so much to our communities. It’s a cool, ecumenical proposal that is gaining momentum in other provinces. —Sean Speer

  14. Help shine a light on the critical role of the Nonprofit professionals by supporting the creation of an Ontario Day of Recognition for the staff of the Nonprofit Sector. —Cultural Pluralism in the Arts.

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