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January 24, 2022
Member Moment: Over 55 —50/50 draw fundraiser Short Bio or Organizational Mission: Since 1986, we have supported our seniors by providing services that help them age safely in place. During the pandemic, our clients have relied on us for grocery delivery, rides to medical appointments, essential home repairs and more. What do you want people to know about how you or your organization is creating change in our community? We... Read More
January 10, 2022
RRAI is a community initiative, incorporated as a registered charity, aimed at spreading legal, financial, and cultural awareness to the Ontario community. We conduct public awareness campaigns based on the identified needs of the Ontario community to educate the targeted groups about their rights and responsibilities with respect to Canadian laws, regulations, finances, and culture to fill the gaps in important daily life issues which are not provided by most... Read More
December 8, 2021
The Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network (WOSEN) has released their Interim Report capturing the story of WOSEN, from launch to mid-way through its three-and-a-half-year initiative (2019-2023). The collective goal of the project is to create a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem across Ontario that supports the development of women-owned and women-led* ventures that have a positive social and environmental impact, building a prosperous and resilient economy for all in Ontario. To... Read More
December 7, 2021
December can be a joyous, festive time of year for many. It’s also a time to reflect on the year behind us and to think about those who continue to have limited access to resources and support. While some of us enjoy time with family and friends, good food and a warm fire to ring in the new year, there are others who will experience stress, hardship and disconnection from... Read More
December 1, 2021
Pillar is happy to welcome three new colleagues and we are thrilled to add their extensive talents and expertise to the team. Please join us in welcoming Farzana Chohan and Salim Rocha who join us as Impact Consulting Associates, and Tanja Kueneman who joins us as Director of Finance. Farzana Chohan, Impact Consulting Associate Farzana is a subject matter expert, a leader — through her work in Architecture, Leadership in... Read More
November 17, 2021
LONDON, ONTARIO – Each year the Pillar Community Innovation Awards provides opportunities for both celebration and reflection as we honour individuals, organizations and enterprises investing in positive community impact in our region. We celebrate by gathering together in community, enjoying the work of local artists and amplifying the work of those who are shifting systems. We reflect on the issues and causes our finalists work to support and how we... Read More
October 5, 2021
The London Search and Rescue Team is 100% volunteer run. We have a search area which spans 150km around London, ON. We are the only Ground Search and Rescue Team within 100km of London Ontario. As a leader in the Search and Rescue Community, our instructors have certified searchers in Goderich, On (Huron Area Search and Rescue), Niagara Falls (Niagara Search and Rescue) and Guelph (Guelph Search and Rescue). What... Read More
October 5, 2021
“We romanticize the rust of aging systems, paint the exterior of collapsing buildings that house who we thought we were because it’s what we know – because it may serve us even, because demolition is destruction and destruction seems destructive. We forget the first step in constructing anything is to destroy what’s not working.” – Timaj Gerad When you think about the type of support that social entrepreneurs need to... Read More
September 29, 2021
Content warning: missing children, colonial violence, residential schools In June 2021, shortly after the harrowing discovery of the bodies of 215 Indigenous Children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Residential School, the senate passed a bill to mark September 30 as Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Since then, the number of childrens’ bodies recovered has grown to over 1,000 with more discoveries anticipated as varying... Read More
September 24, 2021
Social Six presents the Innovation Competition was a special youth program run by Pillar Nonprofit Network throughout the month of August. The program focused on social innovation and empowering young people to be changemakers in their communities. As a participant, individuals gained the opportunity to tackle an important community issue, gain crucial entrepreneurial experience and learn about key social competencies. Over nine groups of young people came together on August... Read More


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