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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2013/06/20 - Two businesses, a disability a family and lots of philanthropy inspired entrepreneur, Gabriella Mammone to live a life that matters. She has earned a Civic Award of Recognition in her local community and has been a mentor to many small businesses.
Gabriella Mammone, resident of Mississauga was honoured with over 100 residents in May 2013 for her outstanding contribution to the community. The annual Civic Award of Recognition has been honouring residents since 1992 for their positive contributions to the City of Mississauga.
Gabriella relocated to Mississauga from Thompson, Manitoba in 1988. She has been involved in the community in various capacities for over fifteen years. Gabriella is a philanthropist at heart and takes pride in investing her volunteer time for the public good. She is currently the Chairperson of the Mississauga MS Walk and an Ambassador for the MS Society. As an Ambassador, Gabriella speaks at many galas and fundraising events in surplus of 1000+ people. Gabriella is also a committee member of golf tournaments and has participated in the Read-A-Thon campaign. Currently, she is also one of the ‘faces’ of the 1DayinMay, Mr. Lube and A&W campaigns with the MS Society of Canada. She has been a Director on Carassauga’s Board of Directors and was also the Silent Auction Chairperson for Sheridan College’s Big Picture Gala. Gabriella was also a volunteer chairperson for a bi-election and has also volunteered with the Heart & Stroke Foundation, National Kids Week and other important causes.
Gabriella was recognized for her contribution to the Mississauga community by Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council. “I am so elated”, says Gabriella. “Mississauga has provided me with many wonderful opportunities. I am simply happy to give back. To my fellow nominees, I am so proud to be included as one amongst you.”
Gabriella is a Managing Partner at Senso 3C a recruitment and event planning company. She strategically sources top talent to companies across Canada and offers programs to help retain employees. She is also the Owner of Occasion Giftware, an online giftware website specializing in wedding accessories and favors for special events. Gabriella is the creator and Event Director of the annual Family Jingle & Mingle a shared company and community Christmas celebration supporting a charity each year. Family Jingle & Mingle (jingleandmingle.ca) allows organizations to join in a large holiday party for a fraction of the cost. Gabriella was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 9 years ago and despite this disability, Gabriella is still very much focused on giving back to the community.
She is an effective public speaker and continues to give presentations on topics relating to overcoming challenges, living with MS and the importance of positivity. She has been a mentor to schools and entrepreneurs and is always willing to lend a hand. She is also a wife and mother to a 4 year old boy.
Gabriella continues,“Living a life that matters doesn’t happen by accident. It’s not a matter of circumstance, but by choice. I choose to live a life that matters. Volunteering will always be in my blood.” Gabriella is available for keynote speeches, endorsements, personal appearances, emcee events and more.