In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida’s devastating blow to communities in Louisiana and Mississippi, Scott Brooks, Jake Wilson and Amelia Podojil sprang into action. The team organized a water donation drive to provide water to residents facing unimaginable conditions as a result of this monstrous storm.
The team set an ambitious goal was to quickly fill one truck with 1,000 cases of water. As a result of the generosity of the Paul Davis corporate team, many Paul Davis Owners, FirstService sister Brands, and the Jacksonville Community, the team doubled its goal and delivered 2,654 cases of water to storm victims. Floor Coverings International stepped up and provided 450 cases, and Mickey McHenry of Paul Davis South Atlanta generously donated 300 cases.
As a result, hundreds of people impacted by Hurricane Ida will be able to drink, cook, and bathe with clean water. Thank you to the Paul Davis team and everyone involved who showed what it means to #FirstServeOthers!
The team at Paul Davis are experts at quickly mitigating the impacts of fire, floods and other disasters. In March of this year, the team worked with a beer distributor to deliver more than 1,300 cases of water to Houston-area residents impacted by the snow and ice storm.
CertaPro is proud to support the fundraising efforts of Youth Services, the place to turn to for mental health services for children and adolescents in Chicago’s northern suburbs.
The team at Certa doing what they do best — painting! Certa is joining other local businesses to bring joy in May by painting windows on downtown businesses. Local children will be paired with businesses to help on May 13, 14 and 15th.
During the week of May 17 through May 23, the community will be invited to walk the painted window path for a fun scavenger hunt and visit stores for special promotions.
Did you know 53% of children ages 3-17 have one or more emotional, behavioral or development condition? Youth Services provides individual and group counseling, development and mentoring programs, crisis intervention, study buddies, a pride youth group and educational outreach programs to help children and adolescents. The organization works with insurance companies and offers a sliding fee scale, to help provide care to families of all means.
TLS is launching a company-wide campaign to encourage company “Moment Makers” to send cards, letters, drawings and crafts to residents of local senior and assisted living facilities. This is a fun way to introduce children to our Social Purpose and let them show off their drawing and craft skills. Moment Makers who wish to engage in ongoing communications with residents are encouraged to include their mailing address for return letters.
During this time of social isolation, this is a wonderful way for our team members to #FirstServeOthers while brightening the days of seniors in the community.
Planned Companies is committed to encouraging its team members to adopt health and wellness practices through a series of team activities. March’s activity is virtual yoga. Every Thursday in March, Benefits Specialist Lisseth Montecinos, will guide participants through a virtual yoga class. All levels are invited to participate and cameras are optional.
Beginning on March 1 and ending on March 8, CertaPro Painters is hosting a virtual food drive for two Texas Food Banks. You can make your donations directly to a food bank from the list below.
Certa would like to track impact of this initiative. Simply send a screenshot of your donation to Christy Katubi, the event organizer, so she can keep track 😊
Every dollar donated can help create 3- 4 meals and no donation is too small!
Planned Companies developed its Wellness Warrior program with mental health in mind. Taking care of our mental and physical wellbeing is so important. This program encourages all everyone to take steps toward healthier living.
Planned is suggesting team members try one activities and send a picture of themselves in action to the benefits team. All submissions will receive a $5 gift card and entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card at the end of the month!
Yoga – helps lower blood pressure, blood cholesterol and blood glucose levels, as well as heart rate
Hiking – In addition to being a fun way to get outdoors and enjoy fresh air, 30 minutes is a powerful cardio exercise that can help lower risk of heart disease and stroke and improve blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and has an added benefit of boosting your mood