Burnside Gives Back

Burnside 2017 Christmas Donations

Every little bit counts. Burnside staff demonstrate how helping those in need in their communities can bring Christmas Cheer and a sense of hope for many this holiday season.

Barrie
Barrie Office staff adopted a family from The Salvation Army. Fun events to raise money were held in the office. All fundraising efforts, along with a few donations amounted to a $1200 donation.

Calgary
Our Calgary office has donated $500 to support the biathlon program for youth aged 12-18 in the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet program. The Bow Valley Branch of the Navy League of Canada promotes interest in maritime affairs through youth programs.

Collingwood
The Collingwood Branch office and staff sponsored a local family through the Collingwood Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family program and ran a blood drive for Canadian Blood Service.

Guelph
Guelph Office staff sponsored a local family (food hamper and gifts) through the Guelph Food Bank and completed a blood drive to help increase blood reserves for the holiday season.

Mississauga
Our Mississauga staff completed a toy drive and fundraising campaign, with the Branch Office matching the donation amount, for a total of $1690 raised for the Salvation Army Honeychurch Family Life Resource Centre. The Salvation Army Family Life Resource Centre is an emergency short term shelter in the Brampton area for women and their children escaping partner violence.

Newmarket
Newmarket staff ran a fundraising campaign for Blue Door Shelters this holiday season. Blue Door Shelters provides emergency shelter for the homeless population of York Region. A donation of $1120 was made by a combination of staff and Branch Office funds.

Orangeville
Orangeville Office staff with additional Branch Office funds filled 12 food hampers for the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance program provides practical assistance to those in need at Christmas time.

Pickering
Pickering Office staff participated in a food drive for the local food bank and provided toy donations for the Salvation Army and CTV Toy Mountain Campiang. The Toy Mountain campaign collects and distributes toys to families struggling to make ends meet in the Greater Toronto Area.

Stratford
The Stratford Branch donated $100 to the Kiwanis Christmas Basket Fund. The Kiwanis Club of Stratford paired with a few other organizations deliver baskets filled with a traditional Christmas dinner to those in need.

Wingham
Wingham Branch Office staff participated in a food drive for the local food bank.

Winnipeg
The Winnipeg Branch Office donated $300 to Christmas Cheer Board Winnipeg. Christmas Cheer Board Winnipeg delivers Christmas hampers to individuals and families in need.

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