Nancy Brown Accepting the Donner Award

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release November 12, 2012

Community Living Campbellford/Brighton, located at 65 Bridge Street East, Campbellford is very pleased to announce that they have been recognized as one of the seven best-run non-profit social service agencies from across Canada.

A$5,000.00 2012 Donner Canadian Foundation Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Social Services for People with Disabilities was presented to Community Living Campbellford/Brighton in recognition of being a category winner for their Family Home Program. The award was presented at the Donner Canadian Foundation Awards for Excellence in the Delivery of Social Services hosted by the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario at Queen’s Park in Toronto on November 7, 2012.

The annual Donner Awards are sponsored by the Donner Canadian Foundation and are administered by the Fraser Institute. These awards recognize and reward excellence nationwide in program provision by non-profit organizations. The Donner Awards are Canada’s largest recognition program for the non-profit social service sector. They are unique in providing valuable performance information to participating non-profits that ranks them relative to similar agencies in their field of social service delivery. This year saw a total of 554 applications from across Canada. Selection criteria is based on performance ranking in 10 key areas, including, management and governance, use of staff and volunteers, innovation, program cost, and monitoring of outcomes.

Community Living Campbellford/Brighton is thrilled to have been a part of this very prestigious awards program as it recognizes excellence in non-profit organizations delivering Social Services. Programs like the Donner Awards play a vital role in recognizing the accomplishments of agencies such as theirs by rewarding excellence and encouraging greater accountability.

Community Living Campbellford/Brighton Board of Directors wishes to extend their thanks and appreciation to the many volunteers, staff and community members who have supported them to this success.

For more information, please contact

Community Living Campbellford/Brighton at (705) 653-1821, x211