Congratulations to Ellie Donohue-Miller for her recent appointment to the Gillian’s Place Board of Directors. Founded in 1977, Gillian’s Place was one of the first shelters in Ontario’s for abused women and children. Since they started Gillian’s Place has helped more than 15,000 women and children with emergency shelter and other support services.
Ellie joined the Brock and St Catharines Community in 2011. Since then she founded The Brock Student Sexual Violence Support Centre and helped develop Fed Up The Affordable Food Project. She is also an avid volunteer with The Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre and The Waterloo Region Sexual Assault Centre,
Ellie entered Brock with a 98% average and is at the top of her class. She is a recent nominee for the National 2014 Prime Minister’s Award for Emerging Leaders. She has been awarded the Brock Leader’s Award, Brock Scholar’s Award, The Canada Safety Council Sarah Beth Therien Memorial Award, and the Fessenden-Trott Scholarship.
We are proud to have Ellie on the OPIRG-Brock team. Her passion for ending animal cruelty, challenging sexual violence, and making our community a safer place is inspiring.
To volunteer along side wonderful folks like Ellie sign up at www.YourBrock.org/Volunteer
“I would recommend OPIRG-Brock to any student with a drive to make a difference looking to be part of a positive community . OPIRG-Brock ambitiously tackles important issues with an innovate and welcoming approach.” – Ellie Donohue-Miller