Community Spirit Awards

Community Spirit Awards are presented annually to pay tribute to extraordinary commitment and leadership to our community made by an individual or organization. This can include outstanding contribution giving time and/or money or it may be outstanding contribution toward community enrichment. Alignment with United Way's principles define the recipient's contribution. These include: Asset based, Capacity building, Community impact, Flexibility, Collaboration and Stewardship.

2017
Halifax Regional Council

2015
Danielle Rowlings, United Way Fun Run Coordinator

2014
Bonita Shepherd

2013
Anne-Marie Leger, Laura Lee Langley, Madge MacInnis, Wayne MacNaughton

2012
Lea Bryden, Aaron Stevens, Martin Tonner, Take Action Society

2011
David Darrow, Chebucto Connections, Luke Profitt and Ben Preyra

2010
Laing House Youth (Gwen Danson, Megan MacLellan, Ross MacLeod, Mike Smith)
Carole Olsen

2009
Ward Five Neighbourhood Centre
CIBC Wood Gundy

2008
Boys & Girls Club of Cole Harbour
Farnell Packaging

2007
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Youth Project
Imperial Oil
O'Regan's Automotive Group

2006
General Motors of Canada Limited
East Dartmouth Boys & Girls Club
RBC Financial Group

2005
Capital Health
Department of National Defence
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline
Bayers Westwood Family Resource Centre
Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association
Canadian Paraplegic Association
Family S.O.S.

2003
Casino Nova Scotia and Hotel
ExxonMobil
HRM
Dartmouth Boys and Girls Club
Help Line
Lake City Employment Service
Metro Community Housing

2002
Dalhousie University
Maritime Life Assurance
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline
Alcare Place
Sackville Boys & Girls Club
The Marguerite Centre

2001
Cresco Homes
Cross Off
RCMP

2000
ATV/ASN
Department of Natural Resources
MT&T (now Aliant)
X-Wave