Founder of U Foundation
Supinderjit Singh Rattan is an active community leader and a community builder.
Since immigrating to Canada in 1998, Supinderjit Singh Rattan has genuinely embraced the Canadian values of humanity, dignity, respect, and inclusivity. Mr. Rattan devotes much of his time to helping the most vulnerable in our community.
In 2016, Supinderjit established the U Foundation with guidance from the Universe, which promotes three distinct areas of support for humanity: Langar for Hunger, Achint Mental Health, and The SoxBox Campaign.
He is also actively involved in blood drives for the Canadian Blood Services and raising funds for Heart and Stroke Foundation over the last 15 years. Additionally, Mr. Rattan is an authentic coach and mentor for youth in our community. He engages with people of all age’s ethnicities, and backgrounds while leading various community service initiatives demonstrating the values of diversity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism.
He served as a Board member of the Sikh Heritage Month Committee. Due to his efforts, The Nishan Sahib (Sikh Flag) was first raised at the Ottawa City Hall in 2016 to commemorate Sikh Heritage Month, an example followed later by many other regions and municipalities across Canada.
He serves as an advisory board member with Project Tapestry with the Archives department of the City of Ottawa. He is a recipient of the Ontario Volunteer Medal and received an award for excellence in Volunteering from ICOBC.
He has also been providing active mental health support and other supports to many Indo-Canadians living in Ottawa and surrounding areas and is a highly valued volunteer in the Community.