Our Social Purpose Stories

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FirstService: Providing needed funds to ensure students receive healthy meals

At FirstService’s Toronto office, the Social Responsibility Committee is always looking for ways the team can positively impact its community. Child poverty is a growing problem, and many children do not receive adequate nutrition as a result.  Through a series of “Breakfast Club” fundraisers, the team raised $1,960 to fund Student Nutrition Programs in the […]

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FirstService Relief Fund Provides a Lifeline to a Chronic Migraine Sufferer

For the purpose of this story, the grant recipient wished to remain anonymous so we are using Jane, a pseudonym Jane, an accountant with Paul Davis Restoration, has suffered from chronic migraines for 12 years. The debilitating pain associated with a migraine makes day-to-day tasks unbearable. In Jane’s case, her migraines were so bad she […]

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TLS: Making lifesaving donations to Canadian Blood Services

TLS showed their commitment to #FirstServeOthers by selflessly donating lifesaving blood

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FirstService Residential: Helps raise $30,000 for The Center for Autism at FAU

FirstService Residential makes a difference for The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at FAU.

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California Closets: Creating a dream bedroom for a special child

California Closets partnered with Special Spaces Minneapolis, part of a national organization which creates dream bedrooms for children with life-threatening illnesses, to create a dream bedroom for a very special little boy.

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FirstService Residential: Partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help a deserving family

Associates at FirstService Residential’s Port St. Lucie and Vero Beach offices partnered with the Indian River Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a deserving family.

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Century Fire: Clay Shoot Raises $117,000 for Diapers to Diplomas

Century Fire partners with Graystone Church and hosts the annual Diapers to Diplomas drive to raise money to support numerous ministries that assist with orphans within our community and abroad. During its recent Clay Shoot, the company raised $117K for Diapers to Diplomas.

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FirstService Relief Fund: Easing financial strain following cancer surgery

The FirstService Relief Fund provided much needed financial support to assist a FirstService Residential associate as she recovered from cancer surgery. Read more about Vanessa’s story and how you can help support others facing personal financial challenges.

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FirstService Corporation: Harvesting Produce to #FirstServeOthers

August 23, 2018, was back-to-school day for 20 FirstService Corporation employees who visited the Bendale Business Technical Institute (Bendale BTI) campus. But instead of carrying backpacks and laptops, volunteers donned gardening gloves and garden tools. This back-to-school day was different than most. On this day, the team volunteered to tend to the vegetable gardens at […]

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FirstService Relief Fund: Helping family struggling with difficult medical condition

Meet Carly, the first employee to receive a grant from the FirstService Relief Fund. Her daughter is battling a rare disease, Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). When she began working at Century Fire in early 2018, she had no idea that support for her family was just around the corner. Carly graciously agreed to share her story […]

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