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Thursday, November 9, 2017
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Join us, and our new CEO, Katharine Bambrick, Thursday, November 16, 2017 for a Twitter Chat all about philanthropy. We want to know what gives you “That Giving Feeling.” Katharine will share her experiences with philanthropic work, and we hope you’ll share your experiences with giving your time, skills, financial support, resources and more to community work that creates real change. National Philanthropy Day is November 15, and we’re supporting the spirit of the day, by asking what motivates you to give of yourself.


Join the conversation!

here are the details:

  • Where: Twitter
  • When: Thursday, November 16 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)
  • Hashtag: #OTFChat
  • Follow Us: @ONTrillium
  • Follow the conversation: #OTFChat


Katharine Bambrick

Meet our CEO

Katharine Bambrick is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Before joining OTF, Katharine was the Executive Director of Food Banks Canada which supports a network of 10 provincial associations and over 500 local food bank organizations. Before being named Executive Director of the national organization, she led the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. She has a wealth of experience in senior roles, including as the Senior Director of Public Policy at the Food and Consumer Products of Canada, Director of Provincial and National Affairs at the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, and during her ten-year career with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs where she was a Regional Manager, Senior Project Coordinator and a Rural Leadership Consultant.

She holds a Master in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and received her Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Guelph.

She has 25 years of experience in leadership and organization development for nonprofit and charities locally, provincially and nationally. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Governance Committee for The Global FoodBanking Network.


what is a twitter chat?

A Twitter chat is when a group of Twitter users meet to discuss a topic using a hashtag (#). Imagine a networking event with no dress code or physical location. It’s a great opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations with similar interests. Let’s share and learn from one another.

Be part of the conversation. It’s easy.

1.    Log onto your Twitter account

2.    Search for #OTFChat and follow along

3.    If you want to ask a question or comment, use the hashtag #OTFChat in your tweet

Hope to meet you in the Twitterverse.

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