28th Annual AFP Ottawa Philanthropy Awards
It was great to see so many new and familiar faces in November at the 2022 Ottawa Philanthropy Awards presented by the Foundation WCPD!
Thank you to our incredible community of award winners, sponsors and volunteers who made the 2022 Phils an incredible success.
Our thanks as well to Sam Laprade for lending us her incredible talent as emcee for the evening and accomplishing our mission of making attendees feel connected and inspired.
Thank you to our wonderful photographer Kamara Morozuk for capturing some great memories of the night. You can view the images here.
Let's start the countdown to November 9, 2023 and another incredible evening for our community!
We can’t wait to celebrate with you all again next year!
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The 28th Annual Philanthropy Awards were presented by Foundation WCPD
“The Phils is a wonderful reminder of the power of philanthropy to drive change in our community and to celebrate those who do such good work in our city.”
- Rachael Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of the Ottawa Food Bank and past AFP Award Recipient.
The 2022 AFP Philanthropy Awards Winners
Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser - Susan Peterson d'Aquino and Thomas d'Aquino
This award is conferred on an individual who demonstrates a leadership role in significant fundraising projects for more than one charitable organization within the community. This person is dedicated to serving charitable institutions and is committed to the advancement of philanthropy.
Award for Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist: Richcraft Homes
This award recognizes a corporation that demonstrates outstanding dedication to community through philanthropic giving to local charitable organizations. This corporation exhibits exemplary civic and charitable duty and generosity and motivates others to take philanthropic leadership roles.
Award for Outstanding Philanthropic Group - La Serata Italiana
This award is bestowed upon a group, service club or association whose philanthropic contribution makes a significant impact on the community. This group demonstrates that it cares about society and enhances the quality of life of the community.
Award for Outstanding Individual Philanthropist - Michael Wilson
This award honours an individual who demonstrates ongoing personal financial commitment to local charitable organizations. Recipients of this award exhibit outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and their generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles.
Award for Outstanding Youth Philanthropist - Zaina Karaki
This award celebrates a young person who demonstrates a leadership role in local community service. This person is dedicated to benefiting either individuals in need or charitable institutions and is committed to the concept of community service, fundraising or volunteering.
Award for Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist - Sezlik.com
This award is presented to a small business that demonstrates philanthropic commitment to local charitable organizations. This company exhibits outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and its generosity encourages others to take philanthropy leadership roles.