Community & responsibility
Giving back to communities across Canada
We believe in giving back to the communities we serve by participating in a variety of local initiatives. We encourage our employees to be active in their communities and contribute their time to various local causes and fundraisers.
As you can see from the variety of charities we support, we participate in events that are close to the hearts of our staff members. As our number of staff members grows, our list of charities grows as well.
Atira Women's Resource Society
Atira is a non-profit organization committed to ending violence against women by providing direct service and educational programs. We donate furniture and clothing to support the incredible efforts of this group.LEARN MORE
BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities & Easter Seals BC/Yukon
The Lions Society raises much-needed funds to help hundreds of kids with disabilities and Easter Seals Families across B.C. The money raised goes to help Easter Seals Services, which includes Easter Seals Camps for children with disabilities and Easter Seals Houses. We raised funds for this charity for the first time in 2012.LEARN MORE
CBA (BC) Battle of the Bar Bands
This Canadian Bar Association (CBA) fundraiser raises money through sponsorships and by selling tickets to the event. Proceeds from this event went to the CBA in B.C., which provides assistance to lawyers and articled students who have suffered an illness or injury. This event is supported by a corporate donation and ticket purchases to attend the event.LEARN MORE
Covenant House provides a crisis centre for Vancouver street youth. Our staff has donated both cash and clothing from their fundraising drives, and we also make a corporate contribution.LEARN MORE
Motionball for Special Olympics
Motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOCF). We made a corporate donation.LEARN MORE
Movember - Prostate Cancer Research
Our offices across Canada compete against each other to see who can raise the most funds. Our staff also supports Movember by attending several community events. The company makes a corporate donation to this worthy cause and a number of employees take part by growing their Mo’s.LEARN MORE
Motorcycle Ride For Dad - Ottawa
A member of our Ottawa team was the 2013 Chair of the Ottawa Motorcycle Ride For Dad, the world's largest motorcycle parade organized in support of prostate cancer research and awareness. This event takes place on the last weekend in May or the first weekend in June. A recent addition to our charity event schedule, we look forward to raising money company-wide and making corporate donations towards this very worthy cause.
The Ride To Conquer Cancer
We have participated and pedaled in The Ride To Conquer Cancer for several years. We also make a corporate donation to support this worthy cause.LEARN MORE
Ronald McDonald House - Home for Dinner
We offered a dinner as part of the Ronald McDonald House Home for Dinner program. The food was purchased by the company and prepared by our Toronto office staff. This was a fun event and participating was an amazing experience – almost all of our staff was on hand to prepare and serve the food!LEARN MORE
Ten Mile LP
We proudly made a donation in support of the Ten Mile Music Production LP. The proceeds support needy students in fine arts programs across Canada.
Tomchei Shabbos - Toronto
For over 30 years, Tomchei Shabbos of Toronto has provided food every week for the city's less fortunate residents. The charity delivers hand-packed boxes of Shabbos food essentials to over 150 families within the Greater Toronto Area. With the donations, Tomchei Shabbos helps ensure that Shabbos will be a joyous day for families in the community in need.LEARN MORE
Union Gospel Mission
We donate funds annually to the Union Gospel Mission’s general program, and also sponsor individual families in need each Christmas.LEARN MORE
In the past, we have sponsored children through Watoto Child Care Ministries in Uganda. This initiative is employee-generated and supported. The charity is changing and will now be sponsoring a village. We will continue to support Watoto with an annual donation.LEARN MORE