Janelle Robertson is Vice President and General Manager, National Diabetes Trust at Diabetes Canada. Janelle is an innovative senior executive with nearly two decades of experience leading teams and navigating process efficiency strategies in complex environments. She is adept in strategic management, analytical problem solving and fostering key partnerships and stakeholder relationships. Janelle has consistently demonstrated exceptional competencies in identifying and pursuing new strategic initiatives and partnership opportunities.
Janelle’s 17 year tenure with Diabetes Canada’s Clothesline Program has included progressive positions at the local, regional and national levels.
Janelle is regarded as a results-driven leader by her peers; passionate in promoting high performing teams that maximize efficiencies and profitability while mentoring excellence.
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Clothing Donation Programs
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Transition into fall fashion
“Spring and fall are typically the busiest time for donations,” says Janelle Robertson, general manager for the National Diabetes Trust (NDT), operator of Clothesline, a fundraising program across Canada that enables donors to give away their gently used clothing, small household items and electronics, year-round...
Clothesline Cash in on your Clutter campaign extended to April 30
“Your donation of reusable clothing not only gives you a chance to win great prizes, but helps make a positive impact in the lives of the more than nine million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes,” says Janelle Robertson, General Manager, National Diabetes Trust. “This campaign is crucial as it supports vital diabetes research, advocacy, programs and services of the Canadian Diabetes Association.” - See more at: http://www.diabetes.ca/newsroom/search-news/clothesline-cash-in-on-your-clutter-extended?feed=CDA-Latest-News-RSS#sthash.corJYRY6.dpuf
Flawed clothing drop-box bylaw is important, charity says
The Globe and Mail online
Thank you for the opportunity to be included in the Globe and Mail article regarding the drop box bylaw in Toronto. It is important to us that the Association not only raise funds for diabetes, but that we also do so in a way that makes a positive difference to the environment. Our loyal donors across the country who give regularly to the Clothesline program and our RED drop boxes make this a reality...
The crap's out the bag
They're really tired of hauling away the derelict appliances and mouldy couches that have been left beside drop boxes. As Janelle Robertson of the Canadian Diabetes Association explains, businesses that allow drop boxes on their property do so voluntarily. "If items are left outside the box, it becomes unsightly" and, in some cases, the box is removed...