May 2024 Spotlight

Welcome to the May 2024 issue of 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.

Countdown to Summer of Service

Countdown to Summer of Service

Get ready for our upcoming Summer of Service—it’s back for the third year running! We invite everyone to join us in spreading kindness through simple acts of service all summer long. To add to the excitement, we are going to be awarding $500 donations to select charities all summer long! Take advantage of the long summer days to give back and share your stories with us for a chance to win a donation to your favorite charity in your name!

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Empowering Hope: How the FirstService Relief Fund Made a Difference in the Face of Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Empowering Hope: How the FirstService Relief Fund Made a Difference in the Face of Brain Cancer Diagnosis

How many times have we found ourselves thinking, “I wish there was something I could do to help,” upon hearing about a colleague in difficult times? Often, we feel powerless and unsure of how to offer assistance. But here’s the truth: Each of us holds the power to make a difference, and it can be as simple as lending a helping hand.

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CertaPro & California Closets Fulfill Dream for Special Girl in Kentucky

CertaPro & California Closets Fulfill Dream for Special Girl in Kentucky

FirstService companies are coming together to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation, whose mission is to grant wishes for deserving children facing serious illnesses. When the chance arose to fulfill the wish of a 10-year-old girl in Lexington, teams from CertaPro Painters and California Closets eagerly stepped in to help.

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Environmental Stewardship and Fellowship at the Don River Valley

Environmental Stewardship and Fellowship at the Don River Valley

Volunteer teams from FirstService Toronto area companies created a positive impact after a day of environmental stewardship at the Don River Valley.

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FirstService Residential Earns Second Consecutive Great Place To Work Certification

FirstService Residential Earns Second Consecutive Great Place To Work Certification

While many companies claim to be great places to work, the real test lies in the feedback from team members. That’s what makes FirstService Residential’s Certification™ by Great Place To Work® so significant—it’s based entirely on input from company associates.

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FirstService Relief Fund: Tips for People Leaders

FirstService Relief Fund: Tips for People Leaders

As a manager or supervisor, you are likely to be faced with a scenario where a team member is undergoing a challenging situation which may create a personal financial hardship for them. There are many ways you can support this team member, and one of them is reminding them of the FirstService Relief Fund. Here are some tips to help guide your conversations.

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Planned Companies Continues Support for Grow It Green Farm

Planned Companies Continues Support for Grow It Green Farm

Planned Companies’ Northeast team recently extended their commitment to community service by volunteering at the Grow It Green Farm in Morristown, NJ, marking the second consecutive year of partnership with the organization.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Organizing an event or supporting a cause close to your heart? Let us assist in spreading the word by featuring it on our Volunteer Hub Event Calendar! Reach out to us at socialpurpose@firstservice.com for assistance. Check out these highlighted events that you definitely won’t want to miss!

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