Father, today we thank you for MPP Sandy Shaw and her willingness to give of her time and energy to benefit the people of Ontario. We pray, Lord, that she will use her influence to promote programs and ideas that are wholesome and pleasing to you. As she follows your ways, oh Lord, we ask that you would bless her with wisdom to carry out her duties. We pray for Ms. Shaw’s personal needs and for her family. Father, you love her and are acquainted with all her needs. May she feel the support of our prayers today and know that she is not alone, but that you, oh God, are with her. (Isaiah 41:10) Amen.
Sandy Shaw is proud to call Hamilton home. She is widely known for her work with progressive organizations like the Social Planning Council, the United Way, and was the first-ever elected female Board Chair of FirstOntario Credit Union. Sandy graduated from the University of Toronto in Corporate Social Responsibility and built projects such as Hamilton’s first microloan program and authored Hamilton’s first Women and Poverty Report. She was awarded the Women of Distinction Award for her community leadership and was appointed to serve on the Hamilton Port Authority as the Chair of the Governance committee.