Morris Twist (1942-2020)

Morris Twist (1942-2020) Born in Ireland, Morris immigrated to Canada in 1960 at the age of 18 and soon became a buyer for the T. Eaton Company. After earning a Master of Social Work at Wilfred Laurier University, Morris became the Executive Director of the Guelph United Way, a position he held for 35 years. He was a prolific volunteer in the Guelph community, holding various positions with a range of organizations, including Wyndham House, Legal Aid Appeal Committee, Guelph Community Foundation, community volunteer on the City of Guelph’s allocations committee, Sister Christine’s Drop-In-Centre and Hospice, Guelph among many other activities. Over the years, he gave much appreciated and inspiring advice to the Yorklands Green Hub.