Jewish Family and Child
Simon has been with Jewish Family and Child Services for 45 years, and provides financial assistance on behalf of the organization to clients. He is well-known for his ability to deal with the frequent crises in his clients’ lives with a calm, clear thinking and practical approach that focuses on solving problems.
Simon is relentless and tenacious in his commitment to serve the most vulnerable and disenfranchised, and no task is too small for him. When necessary, Simon will visit a client at home, in hospital, in a shelter or jail to solve a pressing issue or provide some form of relief.
Simon is known for his humility and his intelligence, and he brings comfort to those around him.
2019 Greater Toronto Bhayana Family Foundation Awards
Recognizing the extraordinary staff of United Way-funded agencies who make a difference every day.
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.