Our Social Purpose

At FirstService we unfold the gift of service every day. We deliver this to our customers, partners and each other. Our commitment to service excellence defines who we are.

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Social Purpose Events

CertaPro: 8th Annual Greater Philly 5K

May 19 | Ardmore, PA

The family-friendly community event is held on Armed Forces Weekend and raises money to benefit Local Veterans and Ardmore Rotary Foundation Projects.

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FirstService: Walk with Us to Support MS Research

May 5 | North York, ON

We're walking to raise funds for MS research and to help our community members affected by the disease.

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LIVunLtd: Help Us Raise Awareness of Mental Illness

May 11 | New York, NY

We are walking to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for the important work of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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TLS: Volunteers Needed for London Clean & Green

April 26 | London, ON

Can you donate just 20 minutes to help clean up trash and grafitti in London?

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Social Purpose Stories

Preparing Meals to Help Hungry Children Worldwide

December 3 | Miami, FL

Over a two-day period, more than 650 volunteers, including a team from event sponsor Super Restoration, joined together as part of a "mobile pack" to prepare more than 124,000 meals for Feed My Starving Children.

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Harvesting Produce to #FirstServeOthers

November 12 | Toronto, ON

Volunteers from FirstService Corporation experienced an innovative schoolyard farming project, where fruits and vegetables are grown on school lawns and rooftops to create student employment and provide healthy food for those in need.

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Helping Family Struggling with Difficult Medical Condition

November 1 | Dallas, TX

The FirstService Relief Fund was designed to help our people in times of personal financial hardship. Carly is a Century Fire employee who has received a grant to assist her with medical and day-to-day living expenses.

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FirstService Relief Fund Helps Employee Get Back on His Feet

April 1 | Duluth, GA

Following the theft of his van, Cesar, a painter with CertaPro, lost all of his painting equipment and the ability to provide for his family. Thanks to the FirstService Relief Fund he was able to replace the lost items and return to work.

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2018 Recap Video

 

Welcome to Spotlight!

Welcome to Spotlight, our quarterly newsletter designed to shine a light on the Social Purpose initiatives happening every day throughout our organization. Through Spotlight we will share highlights of how our teams are demonstrating what it means to #FirstServeOthers in their communities. We hope you enjoy learning about how our teams are embracing Social Purpose and find inspiration through the stories we share.

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FirstService Relief Fund

The companies of FirstService share a commitment to our people. After all, they are our most important asset. We established the FirstService Relief Fund to help those in times of unforeseen financial hardship. The Fund exists due to the generosity of our people, who selflessly donate so that their colleagues in need are able to apply for grants. In 2018 we awarded 28 grants and look to help even more team members next year.

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