2019 Greater Toronto Bhayana Family Foundation Awards

Winners

Recipient Agency Award
Renee Flannery Greater Toronto Learning Disabilities Association of York Region Dedication
Simon Kalkstein Greater Toronto Jewish Family and Child Dedication
Eva Webster Greater Toronto Native Child and Family Services of Toronto Dedication
Rani Anto Greater Toronto Newcomer Centre of Peel Innovation
Jaydeep Atara Greater Toronto St. Leonard’s Place Peel Innovation
Ashleigh Judge Greater Toronto College-Montrose Children’s Place Innovation
Diana Grimaldos Greater Toronto Working Women Community Centre Leadership
Maryamm Himid Greater Toronto Sistering/PARC Leadership
Sureya Ibrahim Greater Toronto The Centre for Community Learning & Development Leadership
Julian Carvajal Greater Toronto Art Starts Partnership
Nealia Lewis Greater Toronto St. Leonard’s Place Peel Partnership
Dalu Ndlovu Greater Toronto The Vitanova Foundation Partnership
COSTI Immigrant Services Team Greater Toronto Ramy Abaalkayel, Aida Abdullah, Nadiya Ali, Fared Dawood, Lena De Nicola, Ferozan Fariad, Negham Fawaz, Myriam Garcia, Seham Hassan, Brigita Katona, Siza Krikor, Elsa Lopez, Mostafa Moshtaghi, Talin Nersessian, Asma Sleihat, Fatemah Veisi, Khadija Youssef Team Achievement
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities Team Greater Toronto Ilene Page, Prakathesh Rabeenthira, Shivana Sankar Team Achievement
PARC Systems Change Team Greater Toronto Mandy Bergman, Karla Villanueva Danan, Monica Melanson, Anita Prasad, Ana Teresa Portillo, Mercedes Zayas Team Achievement

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Venue: The Old Mill
Keynote: Deb Matthews, Former Deputy Premier of Ontario
Attendees: MP Julie Dzerowicz, MP Majid Jowhari, MP James Maloney, MP Maninder Sidhu, MP Arif Virani, MPP Daisy Wai, former Senator Dr. Asha Seth, former MP Harinder Malhi, former Councillor David Cohen


Local Change Makers Celebrated

It’s a sector that reinforces crucial community safety net, but the people working the front-lines of the GTA’s community agencies don’t often get the public appreciation they so deserve. The Bhayana Family Foundation Awards recognize extraordinary contributions made by frontline staff and middle managers who are tackling #UNIGNORABLE local issues at United Way Greater Toronto-supported agencies.

On November 18, winners were awarded for helping and people and their communities thrive through their dedication, innovation and creativity, leadership, teamwork and partnership.

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