FirstService Residential and Samaritan’s Feet Raise Funds for Toronto Communities in Need

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FirstService Residential, Ontario’s leading residential property management company, partnered with Samaritan’s Feet, a global non-profit humanitarian relief organization working to end poverty, to provide almost $10,000 worth of new shoes to children in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The shoe distribution event will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Harvest Christian Church on 196 Toryork Drive.

FirstService Residential, Ontario’s leading residential property management company, partnered with Samaritan’s Feet, a global non-profit humanitarian relief organization working to end poverty, to provide almost $10,000 worth of new shoes to children in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Funds were raised through a collaborative effort between Samaritan’s Feet and FirstService Residential, which will provide more than 200 children in the Jane-Finch community with a new pair of shoes. More than 1,000 FirstService Residential associates and several board members residing in its managed communities participated in this charitable event. The shoe distribution event will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Harvest Christian Church on 196 Toryork Drive.

“Our company mission is to deliver exceptional service and solutions to enhance property values and lifestyle of every resident in our managed communities. This campaign allowed us to extend our mission to our neighbouring GTA communities and serve in need.” said Todd Cooper, president of FirstService Residential (Ontario). “This was a phenomenal team effort. We appreciate every FirstService Residential associate and board member that supported this cause,” Cooper added.

“FirstService Residential has done an astounding job promoting and embracing the mission of Samaritan's Feet within their network. We are so proud to be launching our first Shoes of Hope project in Canada in partnership with the Toronto based office of FirstService Residential," said Manny Ohonme, founder, president and CEO of Samaritan’s Feet. "The immediate adoption and awareness that's been generated across their associates and partners for Samaritan’s Feet has been amazing. This partnership will truly enable the development of a servant-leadership culture amongst itheir employees, while creating a positive impact on families and underserved youths across the Toronto area through our Shoes of Hope program.”

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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