Dylan Black of Vanleek Hill, Ontario is a huge supporter of The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (having participated in 22 telethons), The Make-A-Wish and The Max Keeping Fund at CHEO.
He is a graduate of Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario with Dean’s List Honours.
Dylan aims to attend hundreds of community minded events a year! He also strongly believes in the gift of life having donated 86 times. Please make an appointment to donate blood today by calling 1-888-2-DONATE.
In 5 years, Dylan personally collected $15,000 through the Movember campaign! He recently raised over $3700 for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada through boom’s #buzzforboobs campaign. His annual “Birthday Extravaganza” collected close to $10000 for various charities including “Tysen’s Mission to a Million”.
In 2015 Dylan was awarded a United Way, “Community Builder Award”.
Dylan is a recent recipient of recognition in the categories of “Humanitarian, Volunteer and Emcee of the Year” in Ottawa.
He’s also an Honorary Board Member of Ability First Ottawa. In November 2017, Dylan was awarded the prestigious “Corus Entertainment Show We Care Award”. In 2018 he was nominated for a “Premier’s Award”. In 2019 Dylan was presented a “Mayor’s City Builder Award”.
Dylan also serves as a TV host of “Daytime” on Rogers TV on Cable 22 and is the Director of Community Events and Fundraising at Yuk Yuk’s comedy club.
In 2017, Dylan’s son Maxwell James was born and named after Order of Canada recipient Max Keeping and his father James.
This Spring Dylan celebrates 20 years in the wonderful world of media here in the Nation’s Capital!
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