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August Attribute is COMPASSION.

I will do whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others.

I will strive to understand and be sensitive to their feelings.

WHAT IS COMPASSION?

COMPASSION is seeking to understand another’s struggles from his or her point of view and then doing whatever is necessary to heal the hurt.

I WILL:

•Listen when others want to talk

•Give of my resources to help those in need

•Look for lasting solutions

•Comfort others without regard to race, gender, faith, age or nationality

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted ”

Aesop

Print off our MONTHLY ATTRIBUTE card to use all year long.

 

Character Community Awards

Connecting Character INTO our Community 

The  Annual York Region Character Community Awards is the Character Community Foundation’s signature event.  It recognizes individuals, schools, groups and businesses across York Region that demonstrate the following exemplary character attributes: • Compassion • Inclusiveness • Perseverance • Courage • Initiative • Respect • Fairness • Integrity • Responsibility • Honesty • Optimism.

Photo by Merk Photography.



11th Annual York Region Character Community Awards

Our 2017 Character Community Awards evening was an inspiring showcase of 140 nominees from across York Region.

Thank you to the 50+  volunteers from our Character Council,YRP cadets,Town of RH Character Committee and family and friends who helped make it such a terrific evening.


Thank you to our 2017 York Region Sponsors who helped us to make this evening possible.


 

2017 Character Community Awards

2017 Awards Poster

2017 Nominees Stories

2017 Winners Stories