Donna Washburn of Mallorytown, a former President of OHEA. long time P.H.Ec., bread baking specialist and cookbook author passed away on Nov. 28, 2021 after a short illness. Read Donna's obituary here.
OHEA extends sincere condolences to Donna’s family and to her business partner and co-author Heather Butt of Brockville – also a long time professional home economist. OHEA plans a blog post soon about Donna’s amazing professional Home Economics career.
Anyone who wishes to remember Donna may make a donation to the Canadian Home Economics Foundation. The CHEF mailing address is: PO Box 2582 Stn. Main, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4B3. The CHEFoundation is the sole remaining national connection for home economists in Canada. Support provided to it enables grants for a variety of programs and projects which improve the quality of life for families and individuals in Canada. These funds help home economists to carry out home economics research, develop educational tools, conduct public service projects plus support for post-secondary education related to the home economics profession.
Please consider donations to the Foundation any time you wish to remember a home economist. To learn more about the Foundation visit the website at www.chef-fcef.ca.
The Ontario Home Economics Association, a self-regulating body of professional Home Economists, promotes high professional standards among its members so that they may assist families and individuals to achieve and maintain a desirable quality of life.