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  • Bruce Macdonald, President and CEO, Imagine Canada

    1) How did you achieve what seems like a Herculean feat-of amazingly effective advocacy in the past 18 months? What can we in the Sector learn from you regarding this success? First, it is important to stress that the advances we have seen in advocacy efforts at the federal level have been the result of a […]

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  • Marina Glogovac, President and CEO of CanadaHelps

    Meet a CEO who has tripled donations for the charitable and non-profit sector! Marina Glogovac, President and CEO of CanadaHelps, is the architect who galvanized this groundswell of success. She’s a human dynamo for whom excellence is routine, and she is completely in support of an Ontario Week of Appreciation. View her full Q&A

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  • Daniele Zanotti, CEO United Way of Greater Toronto

    Innovative strategic and creator of groundbreaking intersectional partnerships within the nonprofit sector, governments at all levels, and the corporate sector on behalf of GTA communities. He is a  sought-out speaker whose eloquence is boundless and leaves one spellbound. He is a friend and an invaluable strategic guide for us at the Foundation. His favourite quote is […]

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  • Cathy Taylor-Executive Director Ontario Nonprofit Network

    Inspiring Leadership. Strategic Thinker. The Nonprofit Sector’s unflinching enthusiast! Formidable Advocate-charting new paths for the Nonprofit Sector in Ontario and Canada. She’s been inspired throughout her career, like many, by Margaret Mead’s quote “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” But […]

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  • Keisa Campbell

    United Way Greater Toronto Culture Champion Award RecipientKeisa is recognized for her remarkable leadership in bringing an equity lens and focus to community investment, granting and evaluation processes. Her commitment to collaboration and passion for anti-racism work led to the development of our Community Investment Equity and Reconciliation Action Plan and formation of the Equity […]

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  • Reta Red Sky Hamlin

    Reta Red Sky Hamlin, Supervisor Native Child and Family Centre Reta Red Sky Hamlin on Manitouland Island, close to her reserve Aundeck Omni Kaning. “Going home to our Ancestral land at least once a year helps keep us grounded and connected in mind, body, and spirit.” As a deeply committed Supervisor at the NEW Mount […]

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  • Durham Family Court Clinic Team

    The highly talented DFCC Team goes above and beyond in so many ways. Perseverance, dedication, determination, passion, compassion, empathy are just some of the many empowering words that come to mind when I think about my colleagues at DFCC. DFCC is a charity offering specialized services for young people and families including assessment, counselling, mental […]

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  • Women Moving Forward

    Before I entered Women Moving Forward, I was confused about how I was going to achieve my goals in life. . . While in the program. . . I realized that all the teachers that were in Women Moving Forward, never gave up on me. They always believed in me even when I didn’t believe […]

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  • A thank-you note from a grateful parent

    “To whom it may concern: I have had the pleasure of participating in some of the wonderful programs offered at the Caledon Parent-Child Centre. My son, who is now 4 years, is enrolled into the School Here I Come program at the Centre. Words cannot express how much I appreciate the efforts of all the […]

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