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Local Windsor Essex Fundraisers Honoured On National Philanthropy Day

Tuesday November 15th, 2022, 9:53pm


Photo courtesy of Afshin Ali

The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Canada South Chapter honoured a number of local philanthropists and organizations at its annual event for National Philanthropy Day, Tuesday morning.

The event took place at the Royal Canadian Legion on Howard Avenue and recognized outstanding philanthropic achievement by individuals, foundations, corporate philanthropists and fundraising volunteers.

Organizers say these individuals and organizations form a vital partnership with charities and the non-profit sector to ensure that the needs of all citizens in their community are met. The event also featured local Amazing Race Canada Champion Craig Ramsay.

Here are the winners:

WindsorEssex Community Foundation Presents
The Outstanding Community Champion Award
Winner: Invest Windsor Essex


The University of Windsor Presents
The Outstanding Business/Corporation Award
Winner: TD Bank Group – Commercial Banking South-West Ontario Region


St. Clair College Presents
The Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award
Winner: Gisele Seguin, Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation


Caesars Windsor Cares Presents
The Outstanding Fundraising Innovation Award
Winner: Family Respite Services


Habitat for Humanity Presents
The Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer Award
Winner: David Hunter


The Erie Shores Health Foundation Presents
The Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award
Winner: Bianca Georgescu


Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation Presents
The Spirit of IDEA Award
Winner: Unifor Local 444

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