Awards received

Scarborough Women’s Centre is the recipient of a Mayor’s Community Safety Award in recognition of our work with abused women and their children.

We have been delighted to present the Scarborough Women’s Centre Volunteer of the Year Award to a number of individuals and groups over the last few years, including: Shoppers Drug Mart Scarborough Stores, Rotary Club of Agincourt, Lelia McDonald, Jorge Orozco, McMillan LLP, RBC Foundation, Claudia Fuller, Marie Duplessis and, Patricia D’Silva, Maggie Cheung, Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, Royal LePage Estate Realty, Mackenzie Financial Charitable Foundation, Simi Lachman, Koreen Simon

Some awards received by staff and volunteers in recent years include:

Ontario Volunteer Service Recognition Award  – Mary Heinmaa (10 years), Neeti Sharma, Marie Duplessis, Kiran Chandra, Simi Lachman, Claudia Fuller, Mary Heinmaa  (5 years), Koreen Simon, Cindy Tan,   Arianna Bhagwansingh (10 years), Christina Friend, Jen MacBruce Bonsu

Ontario Leading Women Building Strong Communities Award – Mary Heinmaa, Lynda Kosowan

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre Community Engagement Award – Melissa Simas

Lynda Kosowan, our Executive Director has received several awards in recognition of her work with our Centre.  She is especially appreciative about the City of Toronto’s Constance E. Hamilton “Access, Equity and Human Rights” award for her work promoting the status of women in Toronto. Here is a video of the presentation.