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In memory of Noshir Kanga

Meals on Wheels Volunteer Award Announcement 

This award is dedicated in loving memory to Noshir Kanga, a long-time volunteer for Better Living’s Meals on Wheels program.

Noshir’s spouse Deborah, has established this award in Noshir’s memory to recognize one individual who has made outstanding contributions to voluntarism within our Meals on Wheels programs in either the North York and/or Don Mills areas. The award recipient will receive a commemorative plaque as well as the opportunity to choose how the $5,000 is directed in support of MOW/MOWAM services.

ELIGIBILITY

Nominees must be a current MOW/MOWAM volunteer and can be nominated by another volunteer, client, or staff associated with Better Living. This award is for volunteers at either the North York and/or Don Mills program. Self-nominations are not allowed for this award.

HOW ARE THE RECIPIENTS SELECTED?

An independent selection committee will review the nominations and select the recipient.

CRITERIA

The recipient will be determined by considering the following attributes that make an outstanding volunteer. The selection criteria include:

  • Years of service
  • Time commitment
  • Dedication
  • Reliability
  • Demonstrating teamwork
  • Communication
  • Professionalism

WHEN ARE THE AWARDS PRESENTED?

The award recipient will be announced in April during National Volunteer Week.

WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?

The deadline to submit a nomination is February 16th, 2024. All nominations received after this date will be considered for the following year.

CAN I MAKE MORE THAN ONE (1) NOMINATION?

Yes. You will just have to submit one nomination application per nominee.

HOW DO I MAKE A NOMINATION?

You can submit a nomination by completing the application form found here. Once submitted, the nominee will be notified and consent from nominee will be required to complete the nomination process.