Leading with heart.
Putting people first.
Driving our community forward.
Finding a new approach to our biggest challenges.
That’s the spirit of London.
Each of the twelve finalists for the Pillar Nonprofit Network’s Community Innovation Awards understand that spirit. They saw a need in our community, and paired it with a great idea. The result is remarkable.
This annual celebration of non-profits, charities and volunteers showcases a mixture of projects that are improving the city’s quality of life and changing the trajectory of London’s future.
The 2014 community innovation award winners were:
Community Innovation: 100 Women Who Care
The power of the community coming together in a simple way, with a big impact.
Community Leadership: Jeff Flesher
A teacher and community leader encouraging families to spend more time together.
Community Impact: N’Amerind Friendship Centre
The power of culturally and spiritually programming based on bringing families together.
Community Collaboration: London CAReS
This community-based group helps improve the health of individuals experiences homelessness.
Each winner was awarded $2,500 to put toward the charity of their choice.
Harrison Pensa would like to give a heart-felt congratulations to all the nominees and winners. Your awe-inspiring dedication, commitment and relentless improvement to our community is strengthening London and making our community just that much better.