Our communities
are awesome.

We’re so proud to recognize the people and organizations across Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark County and Renfrew County, that work tirelessly to make our region great for everyone.

What makes a
Community Builder?

Someone who consistently goes the extra mile, gives back and takes action to ensure the most vulnerable people in their communities get the help they need.

Community Builder Award Recipients

Our communities are better places to live because of these incredible individuals and organizations.

Jennifer Francis

Ontario Volunteer, Jennifer Francis, wins a United Way EO Community Builder Award

Aaron McFarlane

Ontario Volunteer, Aaron McFarlane, wins a United Way EO Community Builder Award

Sheila Pitt

Sheila-Headshot

La Coalition de Prescott-Russell pour Éliminer la Violence faite aux Femmes

La Coalition Photos

Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women

OCTEVAW Photos

Lanark County Interval House and Community Support

LCIHCS Photo

End Violence Against Women Renfrew County

EVA Photo

Fae Johnstone

Fae Johnstone - Headshot 23.03-1

Elizabeth Snyder

Elizabeth Snyder - Headshot

Jamila Ahmed

Jamilla Branding Session 2023

Reuel Dartey

Reuel Kofi Omari Dartey - Headshot 2

The Eastern Ontario Caregiver Strategy Working Group

The Eastern Ontario Caregiver Strategy Working Group

Prescott-Russell Food Access Collaborative

Prescott-Russell Food Access Collaborative

Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition

Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition

Gordon Bethune

A photo of Gordon Bethune

Rowan Jetté Knox

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Jennifer Francis

Ontario Volunteer, Jennifer Francis, wins a United Way EO Community Builder Award

Aaron McFarlane

Ontario Volunteer, Aaron McFarlane, wins a United Way EO Community Builder Award

Sheila Pitt

Sheila-Headshot

La Coalition de Prescott-Russell pour Éliminer la Violence faite aux Femmes

La Coalition Photos

Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women

OCTEVAW Photos

Lanark County Interval House and Community Support

LCIHCS Photo

End Violence Against Women Renfrew County

EVA Photo

Fae Johnstone

Fae Johnstone - Headshot 23.03-1

Elizabeth Snyder

Elizabeth Snyder - Headshot

Jamila Ahmed

Jamilla Branding Session 2023

Reuel Dartey

Reuel Kofi Omari Dartey - Headshot 2

The Eastern Ontario Caregiver Strategy Working Group

The Eastern Ontario Caregiver Strategy Working Group

Prescott-Russell Food Access Collaborative

Prescott-Russell Food Access Collaborative

Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition

Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition

Gordon Bethune

A photo of Gordon Bethune

Rowan Jetté Knox

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Patrick Newton Bondo

A photo of Patrick Newton Bondo

Romeo Penheiro

A photo of Romeo Penheiro

Nominate a Community Builder

There are so many unsung heroes throughout Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark County and Renfrew County, that deserve to be recognized.

Whether you know someone or an organization who supports people with mental health issues, helps vulnerable seniors, gives kids the chance to succeed, or just consistently contributes to essential community initiatives that help others, that person could be our next Community Builder Award recipient.

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  4. Community Builder of the Year
  1. Jennifer Madigan, UWEO Board Member, presenting a United Way East Ontario Community Builder Award to Jennifer Francis
  2. Aaron McFarlane and Derick Fage pose with a United Way East Ontario Community Builder Award
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