Rewarding Kindness

Sir Hugh John Macdonald Memorial Award

Each year, Macdonald Youth Services is proud to present the Sir Hugh John Macdonald Memorial Award to a community member who is helping youth through mentorship, skills development, job opportunities and more. Recipients receive a custom plaque and a donation made in their name to a charity of their choice.


Nomination & Award Process

  1. A call for nominations is made each August
  2. Deadline for nominations is September 15
  3. Current board members, staff, volunteers, and MYS clients may submit nominations (along with documents that support the nominee's qualifications)
  4. The award is presented by a board member at a public event (and only in years where a suitable candidate has been nominated)

Past Recipients