Newsletters

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.

June 2024 Spotlight

Summer of Service is upon us, and longer days mean more time to give back. Wherever your passion lies, you can be certain there is a way to channel your time and energy into making a difference in your community. In this issue of Spotlight, we provide a peek at what your colleagues at TLS and FirstService Residential have planned so far, and also give you ideas of how to find sustainability and sports-related volunteer opportunities in your area. We also have lots of ideas to get your kids involved too!

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May 2024 Spotlight

In this edition of Spotlight, we offer a glimpse into our upcoming third Summer of Service. We showcase the incredible outcomes that arise when our teams unite for Social Purpose initiatives. Additionally, we commemorate FirstService Residential’s recent achievement of earning its second Great Place To Work® certification. Plus, we provide essential details about our FirstService Relief Fund and how you can make a difference by supporting your colleagues in times of need.

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April 2024 Spotlight

In this issue of Spotlight, we showcase team members’ impactful work in promoting fire safety, mental health services, and support for expectant families. We also applaud the outstanding community service efforts of two California Closets’ teams and share a colleague’s personal journey with the FirstService Relief Fund after a cancer diagnosis. Finally, we preview upcoming initiatives from our Working Groups and the upcoming Summer of Service!

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February 2024 Spotlight

2024 presents many new opportunities for you to join our mission to #FirstServeOthers, and reap the many benefits volunteerism provides. In this issue we share our plans for this year and let you know how you can have an even greater impact by joining one of our Working Groups. We also share some of our achievements in the last year and answer some questions our FirstService Relief Fund donors may have concerning upcoming tax filings.

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October 2023 Spotlight

We would like to thank everyone who participated in our 2023 Summer of Service. Between our volunteer activities, advocating for issues and causes that matter to us and the random acts of kindness performed every day, we impacted individuals and communities across North America. In this issue of Spotlight, we share highlights of recent events supporting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and foster families and orphans, recap our Summer of Service and celebrate an important milestone achieved by Floor Coverings International. Also, we share details on ways you can help shelter dogs during October Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

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September 2023 Spotlight

In this issue of Spotlight we learn more about how the First Onsite leadership team defined it’s distinctive Social Purpose, and unveil the secret behind Floor Coverings International’s impressive achievement of a 90% payroll donation rate to the FirstService Relief Fund. We share personal stories of how our teams chose to #FirstServeOthers this summer, and give you a peak at what’s next for Social Purpose.

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August 2023 Spotlight

It’s hard to believe we’ve just wrapped up our second month of Summer of Service. Along with the rising temperatures, our fervor to serve has ignited across North America!

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July 2023 Spotlight

Our second Summer of Service is well underway! As the days grow longer, we have more opportunities to contribute to our communities and unite under the banner of #FirstServeOthers. Our teams are embracing the spirit of service and dedicating their time and energy to a wide array of impactful initiatives.

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May 2023 Spotlight

This month’s edition of the Spotlight is all about giving back and making a positive impact in our communities. As we gear up for the second annual Summer of Service, there are plenty of exciting activities planned to help spread kindness and make a difference. One of the new features is Random Acts of Kindness Bingo, which adds an element of fun, and interactivity and is great for families too!

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March 2023 Spotlight

This year marks our sixth year of Social Purpose. In that time we have accomplished so much to support of our people, our community and our environment. This year we are implementing some enhancements designed to make it easier than ever to find your Social Purpose and support the causes and issues that interest you most. Read on to learn more about what’s on the horizon for you!

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