FirstService Residential and Neighbors 4 Neighbors Partner to Collect and Distribute Children’s Halloween Costumes

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FirstService Residential participates in Operation Candy Corn, collecting children’s Halloween costumes and donating them on behalf of its associates to Jack & Jill Children’s Center

The Hollywood and Boca Raton offices of FirstService Residential partnered with Neighbors 4 Neighbors in their “Operation Candy Corn” program to collect Halloween costumes for Jack & Jill Children’s Center.

Many associates dug deep into their children’s closets to donate gently used costumes, while others elected to buy brand-new ones for disadvantaged children. The yearly costume drive makes a strong impact in South Florida communities, in part because Neighbors 4 Neighbors commits to match every donation. This enables as many children as possible to partake in traditional Halloween celebrations. The initiative was deemed a success, and plans are already underway for FirstService Residential to participate in 2016.

“We are thrilled to take part in Operation Candy Corn. Our associates were happy to do all they could to make Halloween a fun holiday for children from low-income families in our community,” said Lillian Guerrero Feijoo, Vice President of Marketing & Communications of FirstService Residential. “Our company’s mission is to enhance the lifestyle of every resident in the communities we serve—and we see Operation Candy Corn as an extension of that mission.”

About Jack and Jill Center
Jack & Jill Children’s Center’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty for children of low income working families in South Florida through the provision of family-oriented early education services and family intervention and support. The center is located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale and was founded in 1942 by the Junior League.

About Neighbors 4 Neighbors
Since its creation in 1994 in the wake of Hurricane Andrew, Neighbors 4 Neighbors serves as a conduit for people who want to help to connect with people in need. Through its back to school programs for underserved kids to its annual holiday Adopt A Family fundraiser, N4N uses the powerful platforms of television and the internet to make connections that improve the lives of the less fortunate in our community. In times of crisis and natural disasters, N4N and its partner CBS 4 respond immediately and bring relief and hope to those in need.

Today, Neighbors 4 Neighbors has expanded its services beyond hurricane relief and evolved into one of the most effective vehicles for connecting those in need with those who can help, forging a strong relationship with community and business leaders willing to tackle difficult issues. Neighbors has launched a website for volunteers,http://www.helpingfeelsgood.org in addition to supporting South Florida community initiatives.

About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.

With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit http://www.fsresidential.com

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