Each year, at our Annual Volunteer Awards Program, we acknowledge and celebrate those individuals and organizations that contribute to fulfilling our mission.
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD
Awarded to an organization or community group for outstanding collaboration with March of Dimes Canada in support of persons with disabilities.
Camp Awakening, Toronto, Ontario
AWARD OF MERIT FOR BARRIER-FREE DESIGN
Awarded to an owner(s) of a building or facility that has been designed or renovated with special regard to accessibility for persons with a disability.
Milton Centre for the Arts, Milton, Ontario
Luke Anderson, Toronto, Ontario
THE JUDGE GEORGE FERGUSON AWARD
Awarded to a business, organization or individual contributing in an outstanding way to enabling “equality and full participation” for people with disabilities.
Doug G. Hauser, Calgary, Alberta
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AWARD
Awarded to a business, organization, or agency making an outstanding contribution to the vocational rehabilitation and employment of adults with physical disabilities.
Louise Rodgers (Unicco), Sudbury, Ontario
REVEREND ROY ESSEX AWARD
Awarded to a long-term volunteer who has demonstrated a high degree of commitment and made an outstanding contribution to the goals of March of Dimes Canada.
RICHARD KALL EMPLOYEE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Awarded to a full- or part-time employee who demonstrates selflessness, excellence, improves the work environment and enhances customer service.
Cathy Barber, St. Catherines, Ontario
WADE HAMPTON TRAINING BURSARY
Awarded to an Ontarian with a physical disability requiring financial assistance to pursue a profession or career goal.
William Checkley, Cobourg, Ontario
RICK HANSEN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Awarded to someone who has demonstrated the dedication and commitment exemplified by Rick Hansen, and has achieved international recognition with physical disabilities.
Chantal Petitclerc, Montreal, Quebec
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAUL MARTIN SR. AWARD
Awarded to an individual or group, for long-term service to March of Dimes Canada in the area of fundraising, service or policy.
Doug Dineley, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario