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  • United Way Calgary/Bhayana Family Foundation Awards Ceremony: May 6th 2021

    Attendees included Hon. Minister Rajan Sawhney, Dr. Verna Yiu, Elder Dr. Reg Crowshoeand Poet Wakefield Brewster. Nine Awards were given to extraordinary professional staff workingin a range of nonprofit organizations.

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  • CCCC Supports a Day of Recognition for Nonprofit Champions

    CCCC members in Ontario have an opportunity to be part of a positive and encouraging effort in honour of professional staff in the nonprofit sector. The Bhayana Family Foundation has partnered with the United Way for over a decade to recognize those working in the nonprofit sector through its awards, and now the foundation has begun petitioning provincial […]

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  • Save the Date: May 6 2021, 7:45- 9:00 am

    Save the Date: United Way Calgary and the Bhayana Family Foundation Virtually Honour the “Invisible Champions” of the Nonprofit Sector Calgary May 6 2021 7:45- 9:00 am. 

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  • 108 Provincial Organizations in Ontario have endorsed the Ontario Week of Recognition

    Organizations supporting the Day of Recognition for the Nonprofit Sector thus far include United Way Greater Toronto, Ontario Nonprofit Network, 211 Ontario, AdvantAge Ontario, AFP Association for Fund Raising Professionals, to name a few organizations. Full list of 108 organizations is found within.

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  • Nova Scotia Makes Canadian History: Canada’s First Day of Recognition for the Nonprofit Sector

    It was a day to remember. On October 14, the trailblazing Province of Nova Scotia created Canadian history when the Hon. Premier Stephen McNeil proclaimed that day as a Day of Recognition for the Nonprofit Sector. It was a first for our country. Nova Scotia’s Former Lt. Governor, Myra Freeman, raised the commemorative flag at […]

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  • Press Release: Nova Scotia takes the leadership by proclaiming the first-ever Recognition Day for The Invisible Champions of the Nonprofit Sector!

    Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Day of recognition and awards acknowledge strength of nonprofit sector Awards aim to shed light on Nova Scotia’s invisible Champions October 14, 2020, HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is the first province in the country to mark a Day of Recognition for the Nonprofit Sector. Today, the flags of Province House […]

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  • RBC – Celebrating the “invisible champions” in our communities

    They come from all walks of life and different parts of the world. They carry with them a rich tapestry of personal experiences and they all pursue the same goal: to improve the lives of the people in their community, especially the vulnerable and the marginalized. They’re social services professionals, whose unfailing dedication has transformed […]

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  • Philanthropic Foundations of Canada shares news about UW/BFF and adds videos to their Newsletter January 2020

    BHAYANA FAMILY FOUNDATION: CELEBRATING THE INVISIBLE CHAMPIONS PFC member, Bhayana Family Foundation, has partnered with CharityVillage and the United Way to celebrate the invisible Everyday Heroes of the social services sector and bring their stories to light. Together they travelled across Canada to capture their stories on camera and create a series of video biographies […]

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  • Article by CBC online journalist Elizabeth Chiu on 2019 United Way Halifax/Bhayana Family Foundation Award Recipient Jessie Dale

    Halifax woman brings seniors, newcomers together through food When Jessie Dale saw a need to provide fresh, affordable produce to low-income seniors in Halifax who had a tough time getting around, she knew she needed to act. She started handing out her cellphone number to seniors to place their orders. Then she turned to newcomers, Syrian and Middle Eastern youth, […]

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  • At committee today: Pre-budget talk in Charlottetown, copyright and charitable giving on the Hill

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Canada’s First Day of Recognition for the NonProfit Sector!

Nova Scotia takes the lead in Canada to honour its Nonprofit Sector!

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