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August Attribute - COMPASSION

•I will do whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others.
•I will strive to understand and be sensitive to their feelings.



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.

•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

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2015 Character Community Awards

Shine a Light on Character…

The 9th 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

See our Photo Gallery by Merk Photography below.

2015 Character Community Awards Stories.

For a look at our Nominees please click here .

For a look at our Awards Winners please click here.



Our 9th Annual York Region Character Community Awards is done!

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

2015 Character Community Awards

2015 Nominees Stories

2015 Winners Stories