FirstService: Mark Your Calendars for the 2020 Mandarin MS Walk in Toronto

FirstService is a proud sponsor of the Mandarin MS Walk. Our sponsorship will support research of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada to find a cure for MS and provide services to those living with MS in Toronto.

As the event draws closer, we will provide details on how you can join our team and walk with us.

CertaPro: Join Us to Raise Funds for Kids Comfort for Cancer

Please join us for a fun, family night of great food, spirits, raffles, games, silent auctions, and DJ. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the patients of Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Tickets are $45 for adults or $80 per couple and $20 for children.

100% of the proceeds of sponsorship contributions and other donations will go directly to the brave patients at Fox Chase Cancer Center in loving memory of Traci DiStefano. For more information, please visit tracistribe.org.

 

FirstService Residential: Bringing Holiday Cheer to Dallas Seniors with “Cards for a Cause”

Here at the Dallas office, we are celebrating the “5 Days of Christmas!”

Each department hosts a “day” in December leading up to Christmas.

For the first day, the marketing department hosted an event called “Cards for a Cause.” Associates wrote almost 100-holiday cards to local seniors served by Monarch Pavilion Rehabilitation Suites in Dallas.

Some of the associates will later take the cards to the senior residents in person to spread holiday cheer! To make the event more festive, associates enjoyed a peppermint, candy cane, and marshmallow-filled hot cocoa bar while writing the cards.

 

FirstService Residential: Dallas Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Toys galore! The Texas Region is holding a Marine Toys for Tots Toy Drive. The primary goal of the Toy Drive is to make the holiday season a little brighter for local families in need.

To encourage even more associates to get involved, the Drive is a contest among all the Texas markets. The market that collects the most toys by December 13th wins an exciting prize!

A great way to work together as a region and “Be Genuinely Helpful” to the less fortunate this holiday season.

To get more information about this event please contact Mira.baker@fsresidential.com

California Closets: Supporting the Critical Work of the National Brain Tumor Society while Honoring One of Their Own

On a brilliant, sunny morning in Phoenix, thousands turned out to join the fight against brain tumors at the Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk. Nearly 70,000 Americans are living with a brain tumor today, and the National Brain Tumor Society is working tirelessly to influence and fund research and groundbreaking discoveries and programs.

The Phoenix event was special to the team at California Closets, as one of their beloved design consultants has been receiving treatment for a brain tumor since August. David Slivinski was diagnosed just days after his 40th birthday. David, who joined his colleagues at the Walk, was met with a special message at the finish line where he saw a sign created by the National Brain Tumor Society that read, “In Honor of David Slivinski.”

David continues to inspire all of us who have read his story or followed his blog with his positive attitude and appreciation of all the good things in life.  

All Florida Pools: Toy Drive Makes a Big Splash

Kudos to the team at All Florida Pools for organizing a very successful toy drive in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The team collected more than 100 toys to brighten the holidays for deserving children in the local community.  In addition to collecting toys, the team set up a fundraising page and will match all toy and cash donations received at the end of December. 

During the months of October, November and December, All Florida Pools set up a collection box in its retail location for customers and staff members to use for their donations. This was a wonderful way to bring the team together and #FirstServeOthers.

FirstService Residential: Supporting Deserving Families Through Annual LifeNet4Families Food Drive Donation

We donate to LifeNet4Families every year around Thanksgiving to help those who need it the most. We collect non-perishables or any dollar amount. We will be collecting non-perishables or money donations from  December 9th until the 20th. Please contact Diana Sanchez if you have any questions.

California Closets: Phoenix Team to Walk in Honor of One of their Own

On December 7, members of California Closets Phoenix will be participating in the Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk to honor one of their own, designer David Slivinski.

David was diagnosed with a brain tumor earlier this year. It came as a shock to the entire team, David included, and they wanted to do something as a team that would support him, as well as others dealing with a similar diagnosis.

The National Brain Tumor Society presents the 2019 Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk as an opportunity for individuals and teams to support, honor, and remember loved ones, as well as connect with other supporters to raise awareness for the disease that affects more than 700,000 Americans annually.

To date, 12 California Closets Phoenix team members have registered for this 5K, with a minimum team fundraising goal of $1,000.

The event will be held behind Memorial Hall at the National Brain Tumor Society, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014.

If anyone in the Phoenix area is interested in joining the California Closets Phoenix team in this wonderful event, or if you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please click here

Thank you to the entire California Closets Phoenix team for supporting their team member in this way.  We encourage all who can to join and support this worthy cause.

FirstService Residential: Proud to Support the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program

The community is donating new and unwrapped toys to be gifted to less fortunate children in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Northern Plymouth.

FirstService: Join Our Food Drive to Benefit Daily Bread Food Bank

The Toronto office is continuing our commitment to support the important work of the Daily Bread Food Bank. We share the belief of the Daily Bread Food Bank that access to food is a basic human right, not a privilege. No one should go hungry or face barriers to accessing food, yet 1 in 7 people in the Toronto region struggle with food insecurity. Your gift will give fresh food and hope to children and their families, adults and seniors in need this holiday season.

Beginning now through December 20, we will be collecting food items in our Bay Street office.  If  you are interested in donating food items please see Deanna Ouzounis on the third floor.

For those who are unable to drop off food items and wish to support this cause, monetary donations may be provided by visiting the FirstService page via this link: http://support.dailybread.ca/goto/firstserveothers

Below is a list of the most needed food items:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned Soup
  • Rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Canned stew, chili, etc.
  • Beans (lentils, chick peas, kidney beans, etc.)
  • Canned Fish (tuna in water)
  • 100% fruit juices
  • Canned vegetables
  • Baby food
  • Baby formula

In addition to our food drive, we are hosting a silent auction for office staff with all proceeds going to the Daily Bread Food Bank. We would like to offer our sincere thanks to these wonderful organizations and individuals who have generously donated items for the auction.

  1. Colliers Toronto Executive Head Office  

  2. Blu Ristorante  

  3. Nutcracker Sweet  

  4. Harvest Planet 

  5. Canon Canada  

  6. Staples  

  7. Intercontinental Hotel Toronto Yorkville 

  8. Educo Salon  
  9. Kimpton Saint George Hotel

  10. Roger Thompson