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    Invisible Champions

    View some of our Invisible Champions from United Way-supported agencies in Greater Toronto, Lower Mainland and Halifax.

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  • Events

    Upcoming Events – Fall 2019 Greater Toronto

    The United Way of Greater Toronto/Bhayana Family Foundation Award Ceremony – To be held November 18th, 2019. More details to come.

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    Upcoming Events – Fall 2019 Halifax

    The United Way of Halifax/Bhayana Family Foundation Award Ceremony – To be held October 7th, 2019. More details to come.

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  • News

    MP Iqra Khalid honours Bhayana Family Foundation with certificate

    The Hon. Iqra Khalid, MP for Mississauga-Erin Mills, presented the Bhayana Family Foundation with a certificate of appreciation for its dedication in recognizing United Way volunteers. She wrote that the Foundation’s Awards, “strengthen the Canadian economy and our social fabric, leading to joint innovation and shared prosperity.”

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    Coming this Spring: National Heroes Video Project

    The Bhayana Family Foundation, in partnership with the United Ways from Greater Toronto, Lower Mainland (Vancouver) and Halifax and Charity Village will be launching a video series that showcases the achievements of frontline staff and the impact they have on people in their communities.

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    Bhayana Family Foundation recognized by the Hon. Dr. Helena Jaczek

    Dr. Helena Jaczek, Ontario’s Minister of Community and Social Services, today recognized the Bhayana Family Foundation for its program to award extraordinary frontline workers through United Way. In her congratulatory certificate, she cited the Foundation as “true community champions of the social service sector.

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    Shining a light on the contribution front-line workers

    For months after Maurice Adongo arrived in Canada as a refugee from Tanzania, he would wake up in the middle of the night in a panic, thinking he was about to be captured and needed to get away. His heart racing, he would sit up and wonder if he could escape through the window. Then he’d realize that he was in Toronto; he was safe.

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    Tim Halmann, MP Halifax

    Tim Halman was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Dartmouth East in 2017. He is a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He is also a member of the House of Assembly Management Commission.

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    Teresa Wat, MLA Richmond Centre

    Teresa Wat was elected MLA for Richmond Centre in 2013 and re-elected in 2017. Teresa is currently the official opposition critic for Multiculturalism and is a Member of the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth. She also has served as the Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism, and as a […]

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    Hon. Harinder Malhi, former MPP

    She was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2014 to 2018 who represented the riding of Brampton—Springdale” She was a member of the Ontario provincial cabinet in the government of Kathleen Wynne.

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    Rogers Daytime TV Interview

    Raksha M. Bhayana was invited to be a guest along with Bhayana Family Foundation Award recipient Janice Shaw, Director Service Manager, Jewish Family and Child Services on the Rogers Daytime TV show. Purpose: to speak to the partnership with United Way of Greater Toronto and work of the foundation for the social services sector.

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We are calling for a National Day of Recognition for the Invisible Champions in our communities.

It is time for the larger Canadian community to join in and be inspired by the passion, ingenuity and commitment of the human service sector.

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