Dylan Black of Vankleek Hill, Ontario is a huge supporter of The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (having participated in 24 telethons), The Make-A-Wish and The Max Keeping Fund at CHEO. He’s also an Honorary Board Member of Ability First Ottawa.
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 93 times. Please make an appointment to donate blood today by calling 1-888-2-DONATE.
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 was voted Ottawa’s Favourite TV/Media Personality in 2020!
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”.
In 5 years, Dylan personally collected $15,000 through the Movember campaign! He also 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”.
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.
Dylan has been broadcasting on Ottawa’s airwaves since the Summer of 1999.
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