Community Spirit Award

The Direct Selling Industry and its members are recognized for their big hearts and community spirit. Many individuals touch the lives of others both within Canada and across our borders on a global scope. We would like to honour those who are shining examples of these unique traits which contribute so very much to our industry.The Direct Sellers Association Community Spirit award honours an Independent Sales Consultant whose charitable and/or community service effort have made a profound difference in the lives of others.

2018 Recipient

Elaine Tarrant, AVON Canada.Elaine began fundraising for the Grace Sparkes House, a women’s shelter in her hometown. Her involvement grew exponentially over the years, with over $12,000 raised by her team between 2011 and 2016 at which point the decision was made to launch the Grace Sparkes House Educational Scholarship.  Find out more about Elaine’s efforts.

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Past Recipients

Name Year Company
Jill Ashmore 2017 Mary Kay Cosmetics, Ltd.
April and Sarah Rutka 2016 USANA Health Sciences
Darlene Olsen 2015 Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd.
Kathryn Wall 2014 lia Sophia Canada LP
Mark Ma and Xueyun Lin 2014 Amway Canada Corporation
Leah Emmerson 2013 Arbonne Canada International
Billie Long 2012 Arbonne International Canada