Results: Toronto

  • 2014 Partnership Award - Toronto

    Community Design Initiative

    The Community Design Initiative is a truly unique and inspiring collaboration between architects, artists, urban planners, academics, Storefront agency staff and residents of Toronto’s Kingston-Galloway Orton Park community. This diverse group of partners joined forces to re-imagine Storefront’s interior and exterior spaces. This incredible collaboration has transformed the agency—and the neighbourhood—by creating community, recreational and […]

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  • 2014 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    CORE Team

    The CORE Team is recognized for developing a strong culture of learning and consultation, including a research project with several other agencies that directly improved service and care for children and their families. Innovative programs like these—including a walk-in counselling clinic—has earned Yorktown’s CORE Team a reputation as a trusted mental health provider for nearly […]

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  • 2014 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    Community Connections Mentorship Program

    The Mentorship Program team is recognized for its remarkable efforts to help newcomers find employment through one-on-one speed-match mentoring and networking opportunities. A new outdoor recreation program introduced by the team last year has also been a great success. The energy and enthusiasm of the team has had a positive impact on the entire agency.

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  • 2014 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    Social Enterprise Team – Together We Are Strong

    This team is recognized for its pioneering work creating jobs for low-income and vulnerable individuals as well as creating meaningful relationships in the community. This includes a unique retail “pop-up” shop that sells high-quality clothing and housewares for a minimal cost to those in need.

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  • 2013 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Naly Lima

    Naly strives tirelessly to build bridges in and across communities, assist individuals and families to meet their needs, and ensure inclusivity and access to opportunities for everyone. She is a model for settlement workers on how to overcome boundaries and become better community service workers. Through her work with settlement staff, she has supported newcomer […]

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  • 2013 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    Jobs For Youth Team

    The Jobs For Youth team consists of nine frontline staff. Their main objective is to provide employment opportunities for youth 15 to 18 years old living in the priority neighbourhoods. The team believes in the saying that ‘the strength of the team is each individual member and the strength of each member is the team’ […]

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  • 2013 M-B Award - Toronto

    Rhonda Leeson

    Rhonda was selected for her work in leading the redesign of United Way Toronto’s agency review process. In her role as a Program Team Lead, Member Agencies, Rhonda led this enormously complex project which required significant cross-organizational work, communication and relationship building with agencies, volunteers and other funders. Throughout the life of the project, Rhonda […]

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  • 2013 M-B Award - Toronto

    Charlene Cook

    Charlene was selected for her work with The Measurement and Evaluation Action Plan (MEAP) which is United Way Toronto’s plan for evaluation and learning for the next few years. As a Senior Manager of Research, Public Policy and Evaluation, Charlene has been an active leader in this project which required extensive internal and external consultation, […]

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  • 2013 M-B Award - Toronto

    UW – Spark Core Team

    The core team worked tirelessly for more than two years to lead the design and implementation of SPARK which is United Way Toronto’s newly implemented internal constituent database software. Through this project, the team developed new business processes, provided their subject matter expertise, engaged their departments in design sessions, took their team through literally hundreds […]

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  • 2015 M-B Award - Toronto

    UW – The Recurring Payment Team

    The Recurring Payment Team came up with a new solution to operationalize perpetual giving. Each member brought their expertise, worked together and rallied additional resources to help with the transition. The team piloted this project over several months—eventually converting all existing United Way monthly donors into true perpetual donors.

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