Recognizing outstanding volunteers in our community.

Volunteers are the heart of our community. During the global pandemic, so many people in Burlington have come together to do extraordinary things to help ensure no one is left behind.

Thank you to the following Burlington volunteers for your service to our community.

We are always accepting nominations from community organizations and non-profits to recognize outstanding volunteers in our community. For more details or to submit a nomination call us at 905-639-7924.

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Karen Marshall
Halton Children's Aid Society
Karen Marshall has been nominated by Halton Children's Aid society for her extensive work and experience as a child welfare advocate.
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Emad Elsayed
Halton Children's Aid Society
Emad Elsayed has been with Halton Children's Aid Society for over ten years. Starting as a volunteer mentor in 2011, he then joined the board and has provided exceptional governance of the organization during the pandemic.
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Jennifer Cunningham
Community Living Burlington
Community Living Burlington is so pleased to recognize Jennifer Cunningham who has been a Leisure Buddy volunteer with CLB for 7 years.
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Yulan Yan
Community Development Halton
Yulan Yan is a volunteer for "Connections Among Generations" a program run by Community Development Halton.
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Ruzhu Song
Community Development Halton
Rhuzu Song  is a volunteer for "Connections Among Generations" a program run by Community Development Halton. 
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Ken Plata
Burlington Foodbank
Ken Plata has been nominated by the Burlington Foodbank for his exceptional  service to it and the community.
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Jingyun Deng
Community Development Halton
Jingyun Deng  is a volunteer for "Connections Among Generations" a program run by Community Development Halton.
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Amber & Elizabeth Rohal
Food for Life
Amber Rohal and her daughter have been volunteering weekly with Food for Life since March, supporting their home delivery program in Burlington.
Suzanne (Sue) Murray
Suzanne (Sue) Murray
June Callwood Award Winner
A passionate advocate for health and fitness, Sue has dedicated more than 40 years to volunteering in our community.
Cathy Evans
Cathy Evans
Halton Children's Aid Society

Cathy was matched with a youth that lived independently and was going through a difficult time.

Karen Hill
Karen Hill
Compassion Society

Prior to COVID-19, Karen volunteered several hours a week helping with clothes sorting.

James Houghton
James Houghton
Halton Children's Aid Society

Jim joined the agency in 2010 as a volunteer driver and as a volunteer with our food for life program. 

Ann Kurucz
Ann Kurucz
Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation

Ann co-founded the Frontline Clap, which started out as a Friday night salute to our frontline workers. 

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Ethan Kurucz
Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation

Ethan co-founded the Frontline Clap, which started out as a Friday night salute to frontline workers. 

Joan Lewis
Joan Lewis
Halton Children's Aid Society

Joan has been the agency for close to 40 years in a variety of volunteer roles including. 

Don MacEachern
Don MacEachern
Project Kindness

Don recognized that local restaurants were struggling, so he created 'Project Kindness'.

Christen McIntosh
Christen McIntosh
African Caribbean Council of Halton

One of Christen's most outstanding qualities is her ability to take on so much responsibility with a smile.

Bob Morley
Bob Morley
Food for Life

Bob is compassionate and understands the impact that GOOD food can have on someone's life.  

Angelo Paletta
Angelo Paletta
Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation

When COVID-19 began, Angelo wanted to do something to support healthcare workers at Joseph Brant.

Rene Schuster
Rene Schuster
Burlington Dad's

The Burlington Dads Group was founded by Rene Schuster in 2013 as a way for dads in the community to help each other.

Beverly Taylor
Beverly Taylor
Burlington Foodbank

Beverly has been a volunteer at the Burlington Foodbank since the end of July.  

Cherie Wickens Jones
Cherie Wickens Jones
Compassion Society

Cherie has gone from a twice a week clothing volunteer to a pillar of support.