2021-22 AWARD RECIPIENTS

STEP UP FOR THE COMMUNITY AWARD

The organizations in this category recognized that the community needed our help this year, more than ever, so they dug deep to step up to help in a variety of ways – growing the funds raised, volunteering to share their expertise, as well as supporting United Way’s events and building awareness in the community.

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L3Harris

Acclaim Health


Ford Motor Company of Canada & Unifor Local 707

Wolseley 

Town of Milton

         

CUMIS | Co-operators Life Insurance Company

THE GAME CHANGER AWARD

The Game Changer Award is given to organizations that pivoted within their workplace campaign with resiliency and creativity to ensure community needs were met. Each identified new and innovative ways to maintain and exceed campaign excellence.

John Deere Financial
Eva Rothwell Centre
Canada Revenue Agency
Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch
St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

OPSEU Local 207- Halton Paramedics
Hamilton Council on Aging
Welcome Inn Community Centre
RBC Royal Bank
Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton and Area (SACHA)

UNITED APART AWARD

The United Apart Award recognizes organization that successfully connected and engaged employees – whether virtually, or at a safe distance. These teams had outstanding participation demonstrating a shared love for our community, despite uncertainty and challenges.

Hillfield Strathallan College
Town of Oakville
Eaton Canada
Halton Region
LCBO
WSP
Budds’ Group of Companies
City Of Burlington

Hamilton Health Sciences
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety
Mohawk College
Appleby College
Thomas International
Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton
Distress Centre Halton

LEADING THE WAY AWARD

A leadership giving campaign is a great way to demonstrate commitment, trust and passion for the
work of United Way. The Leading the Way Award is presented to our Partners that put an emphasis
on Leadership Giving – setting the tone for an inspired workplace campaign.

O’Connor MacLeod Hanna
PwC
Scotiabank
Bank of Montreal
Cogeco
Unifor Local 5555
Hope Place Centres
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY AWARD

The Committed to Community Award highlights new Partners who answered our call to action and joined the movement against all odds to support growing community demands.

Terrestrial Energy
Hoskin Scientific Group
Fern Hill School – Oakville Campus
National Tire Distributors
Portage M&A Advisory
QSR Group

Advica Health
KF Aerospace
OPSEU Local 281/Compass Group
Spark Power
Carpenters Local 18

CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE AWARD

The Champions of Change Award recognizes the outstanding leadership of Campaign Champions who showed dedication, passion and tenacity, to inspire their colleagues to get involved and give back, to raise funds and awareness for key issues facing our community.

UPSClare South
Nelson SteelRalph Benincasa
EcodyneDean Cameron
SagenCo Chairs Lynne Kotiarchuk and Kayla Connelly and UW Campaign Planning Committee
LiUNA  and LiUNA Local 837Joe Mancinelli
Innomotive Solution GroupBruce Whitehouse, Crystal Davison
Halton Catholic District School Board – Kelly Stephens, Marie-Therese Awitor, Rosie DiPietro, Stephany Balogh

Levitt SafetyBruce Levitt, Kayla Toronto, Emily Sefic, Mollie Ahrens
Hamilton Steelworkers Area CouncilDarren Green, Jim Huff, Terry Willock, Tom Walsh, Harvey Woodrow
Rockwool & Unifor Local 266Angela Morton & Robert Whitelaw
Community Living BurlingtonEmily Huang & and Shawn McInnis
YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, BrantfordJacqueline Thompson
Community Living HamiltonAmelia Rupsys

INSPIRING LOCAL LOVE AWARD

The Inspiring Local Love Award highlights campaigns that persevered through even the most challenging times to ensure they continued to support their local communities with United Way.

Assurant
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
Stelco/United Steel Workers Local 1005
United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 67
The Hamilton Spectator
Hamilton & District Labour Council
Oakville District Labour Council
ArecelorMittal long Products Hamilton East
3M Canada
Pelmorex
Threshold School of Building
Canadian Mental Health Association – Hamilton Branch
Oakville Hydro
Leadec & Unifor Local 707

McMaster University
City of Hamilton
Reliance Home Comfort
Deloitte
Endress+Hauser Canada
Desjardins Insurance
Bentley
BGC Hamilton-Halton
Living Rock Youth Resources
Burlington Hydro
Community Living Oakville
Halton District School Board
Hamilton Wentworth Elementary Teacher’s Local
Moen

Sarah Hodgson2021-2022 AWARD RECIPIENTS