Spirit of Generosity Award

2016 Spirit of Generosity Award

Each year, students from Mennonite secondary and post-secondary schools across Canada are chosen to receive a $700 Spirit of Generosity Award from Abundance Canada.  Students are chosen by the school’s faculty based on the their generous nature demonstrated within the school, church or local community setting.  The award is split between the student and the charity of their choice.

Here are the 2016 award recipients:

School Recipient Name Charity
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary Laura Funk Mennonite Central Committee for Anna Hofer Educational Global Family Program
Canadian Mennonite University Kathleen McKenzie Koop MB Mission for SOAR Heartland Program
Columbia Bible College Fionn McCoy Cyrus Centre Ministries
Conrad Grebel University College Alexandra Siebert House of Friendship
Emmanuel Bible College Stephen John Prendergast Teen Challenge Inc.
Mennonite Collegiate Institute Drew Gerbrandt Compassion Canada
Mennonite Educational Institute Emily Driedger Seeds of Hope, Children’s Ministry
Rockway Mennonite Collegiate Sarah Plant Right to Play
Rosthern Junior College Katherine Rempel Mennonite Church Alberta for Campership Aid Program at Camp Valaqua
Steinbach Bible College Kelby Friesen The Winnipeg Foundation for the Candace Derksen Fund
Steinbach Christian High School Mark Wallmann Evangelical Free Church of Canada Mission for Talita Cumi Children’s Home in Bolivia
United Mennonite Educational Institute J.R. Warkentin Windsor Downtown Mission
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Danika Hummelt Mennonite Central Committee for Syria and Iraq Crisis Response

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