Ormah Gibson, A Founder

Ormah Gibson, a founder of Homes Unlimited (London) Inc. Ormah Gibson MSW, a founder and longtime President of Homes Unlimited, was a tireless worker, advocate and volunteer for a variety of social causes in London and area. A graduate of the University of Toronto with a Masters degree in Social Work, she was a past President of the Ontario Association of Professional Social Workers and was instrumental in the creation of the School of Social Work at Kings College. She was a valued Board member and resource for numerous London organizations including Youth Opportunities Unlimited, the London Community Resource Centre, the Urban League and the United Way.

With a group of concerned Londoners Ormah Gibson founded Homes Unlimited in 1972, and she served on the Board until her passing in 2005. Homes Unlimited is now one of the largest non-profit housing providers in Ontario providing safe and affordable housing in this and other projects throughout the City. Ormah Gibson Tower is a fitting tribute to a person who so positively affected the lives of many people and the City of London as a whole.

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1987 Green Umbrella

In 1987, Ormah Gibson received The Green Umbrella Award from The Urban League of London in recognition for her long and outstanding service to her community, showing dedication, determination, responsibility and leadership.