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October 7, 2022
Organization/Business: BGC London BGC London is a community organization that provides activities for children and youth whenever school is out, and during the day for older adults 55 and over. Our mission is to provide safe, supportive places where children, youth, and seniors can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. What do you want people to know about how you or... Read More
October 7, 2022
Especially in recent years, and in alignment with principles championed in the international labour and sustainable development movements , there has been a growing call in the nonprofit and broader social impact sector to centre decent work for both our colleagues and for all workers. Decent work is becoming imperative to many funders, as the philanthropic sector recognizes that the future of work is flexible, and also decent. Close to... Read More
October 6, 2022
Moving Forward Together - Next Steps for the Pillar Board of Directors We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts through a public letter. Please be assured that we consider all feedback carefully and always strive to listen, learn and improve. Over the past two months, we have seen and heard from some of our members, co-tenants, and stakeholders questions regarding our recent decisions and their perplexity in... Read More
October 4, 2022
Organization/Business: The London Search and Rescue Team Short Bio or Organizational Mission: The London Search and Rescue Team was formed in 2002. For 20 years, we have trained and provided volunteer ground searchers to London Police Services, St. Thomas Police and OPP and many other police forces in SW Ontario. Our members train twice a month, every month, and they are on call 24/7/365 in all weather conditions. Searchers are... Read More
September 29, 2022
Content warning: missing children, colonial violence, Residential Schools First published June 1, 2021; Updated: September 24, 2022 On Thursday, May 27, 2021, the remains of 215 children were found buried on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School through the efforts of the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc Language and Cultural Department and ceremonial Knowledge Keepers. Since then, the number unmarked of graves at residential schools that have been discovered... Read More
September 28, 2022
Organization/Business: 519Pursuit Short Bio or Organizational Mission: Through a friendship-based approach and an empathy-driven outreach program, kindness and understanding are at the frontlines of 519Pursuit’s work. Our foundation is built on meeting community members facing poverty and homelessness right where they are. This kickstarts reintegrating vulnerable members back into a supportive, and inclusive community. Through friendship, we are able to support honest trial and error while walking alongside someone who... Read More
September 22, 2022
A cameo of Rachel Berdan and a banner reading, "To Rise and to Shine: A Celebration of Rachel Berdan's Leadership and Purpose"
Pillar Nonprofit Network team honours and celebrates the contributions and leadership of Rachel Berdan on the occasion of her resignation as Interim Co-President & CEO and VP, Transformation & Community-Based Economy.Read More
August 18, 2022
Pillar is delighted to have the opportunity to continue to offer the Canada Life Young Leaders program and applications are now open. Pillar has a strong commitment to diversity in leadership, youth volunteerism and board governance education, making this program a natural fit with our other diversity and governance initiatives. Through sponsorship by Canada Life and a partnership with Young London , this program provides young people in our community... Read More
August 11, 2022
by Harini Satheeskumar, Youth Engagment Coordinator, Social Six ‘Youth are the future’ is a commonly echoed sentiment, but it’s an expression that I have never been forced to deeply reflect upon before entering my role at Pillar. At first, the idea that youth are the future is an obvious observation, a statement that proclaims the natural order of things, that young people, like myself, will grow up and fill the... Read More
August 5, 2022
Organization/Business: Thames Valley Education Foundation Short Bio or Organizational Mission: To provide enhanced learning opportunities for Thames Valley students by fostering support from all sectors of society. What do you want people to know about how you or your organization is creating change in our community? Established in 2001, The Thames Valley Education Foundation (TVEF) is a registered charitable organization affiliated with the Thames Valley District School Board. TVEF exists... Read More


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