2022-23 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.
Ford Motor Company of Canada & Unifor Local 707
Town of Oakville
Sopinka Legal Committee
Eva Rothwell Centre
THE GAME CHANGER AWARD
The Game Changer Award is given to organizations that found creative ways to connect and engage their employed within their workplace campaign, to ensure community needs were met.
ETFO Halton Elementary Teachers
Halton Multicultural Council
Hamilton & District Labour Council
Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District
John Deere Financial
LiUNA Local 837
Reliance Home Comfort
Terrestrial Energy Inc.
Thomas International Inc.
Town of Milton
Utter Morris Insurance Brokers Limited
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 encourage their team to not only make a leadership gift, but show leadership throughout the year – setting the tone for an inspired workplace campaign.
Budds’ Group of Companies
City of Burlington
O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
RBC Royal Bank
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
JOINT UNION MANAGEMENT AWARD
United Way truly values its partnership with all sectors in the community, including the Labour Community. Together, we are working toward achieving common goals to support individuals that live and work in Halton & Hamilton. Joint Union-Management campaigns are a great way to work together to raise awareness and funds for our local neighbourhoods.
ArcelorMittal long Products – Hamilton East + USW 5328
Canada Revenue Agency + AFS Hamilton Sub Group, AFS St. Catharines Sub-Group, UTE Local 00014 Hamilton, UTE Local 00016 St. Catharines
City of Hamilton + CUPE 5167 + ATU 107
Compass Group Canada + OPSEU 281
Leadec + Unifor Local 707
McMaster University + Unifor 5555 + CUPE 3906
Mohawk College, a partnership between OPSEU Local 240 (Faculty), OPSEU Local 241 (Support Staff) & Administrative Staff.
ROCKWOOL + Unifor Local 266
LEADING THE WAY PHILANTHROPIST AWARD
This award recognizes an outstanding individuals, groups or family foundations who lead the way by showing exceptional generosity, leadership and community involvement. They have demonstrated extraordinary civic and charitable passion, and whose generosity inspires others philanthropic actions.
Garry & Laddie Rai & Vicki Jagpal
June & Ian Cockwell
Margaret & Greg Grice
Trent & Dawn Ogilvie
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.
Burlington Hydro – Abby Adkins ,Sarah Thomas, Diana Lo
CUMIS Co-operators – Jennifer Gottlieb & Joelle Beaumont
Distress Centre Halton – Dara Eisner Clancy
Halton Catholic District School Board – Kelly Stephens, Najat Abdulahad, Rosie DiPietro
Hillfield Strathallan College – Mark & Lisa Mitchell
ITW Global Brands – Carolyn Beeton
KPMG – Andrew McDowall
L3Harris – WESCAM Division – Jennifer Brick & Maria Inacio
Levitt-Safety Limited – Kayla Torontow, Bruce Levitt & Heidi Levitt
SAVIS of Halton – Shelagh Nuttall
SB Partners – Eric LaCourt
Social Planning & Research Council of Hamilton – Kim Martin
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – Brian Cooper
Stride – Avalon Purdie
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.
Catholic Youth Organization
Environment & Climate Change Canada
FirstOntario Credit Union
Grant Thornton LLP
Halton District School Board
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Steelworker’s Area Council
Hope Place Centres
Hoskin Scientific Group
Lawrie Insurance Group
Marmon Industrial Water
Mitsubishi HC Capital
Oakville & District Labour Council
OECTA Halton Elementary
Samuel Nelson Steel