Alberto Rodil

Alberto Rodil

2012 Dedication Award - Toronto

Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office

Nominator Comments:

Alberto possesses an unwavering loyalty and commitment to the success of every project he is involved in. As demonstrated by his dedication and leadership in going above and beyond the call of duty by fundraising over $14,000 to repatriate the body of Girlie Dioquino who succumbed to cancer in May 2012. Girlie was a client of Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office since June 2011, and was facing difficulties with Immigration Canada. Thanks to the help of Alberto, Girlie was able to complete the appropriate paperwork, thus allowing her to stay in Canada as a Permanent Resident. However, shortly after receiving the status of her immigration she fell sick and was diagnosed with an aggressive form of lung cancer. Roberto quickly led a grassroots fundraising campaign to help assist with funeral costs and supporting Girlie’s family in her native Philippines. To quote his nominators, “Alberto’s performance rating in the agency in 2011 was outstanding and he is determined to maintain his outstanding performance in 2012 and beyond.”

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