Giving Back

I consider myself one of the luckiest people I have ever met. I have a family that I wouldn’t trade for all the money in the world, a ton of great friends, I live in what I consider to be the best City in the best country in the world and I have had the pleasure to serve both. I have a job that I love and my health too!

Because of all these blessing it is very important to me to give back and to share my good fortune. I do this by donating $400 after each purchase and sale that I complete. $100 each to these 4 awesome charities:

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Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) 

I have 12 nieces and nephews and believe kids are meant to be kids. While sometimes they have to deal with grown up problems,  they still deserve to be treated like kids and that’s exactly what CHEO does. Not to mention the amazing support they provide to families during what can be very trying times.

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Water Aid Canada 

Since Canada has some 20% of the world’s total freshwater resources, we can often take this very basic human need for granted. Every minute of every day people suffer and lives are lost needlessly because of a lack of safe water and sanitation. I want us to do our part to end this global crisis and transform lives.Water Aid Canada are ranked “A” by Charity Intelligence Canada 

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United Way Ottawa

As mentioned above, I believe we live in the best City in best Country in the world. I want to do my part to make sure it remains that way and help those in need closest to me. As the saying goes, “charity begins at home.”

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Soldier On Fund

I joined the reserves after I had completed my degree and accounting designation with the intention of going to Afghanistan. However, after I finished my training and I applied to deploy I was diagnosed with a rare sleep disorder and medically released. I can understand the frustration of wanting to serve but being unable to do so. I know many brave men and women who did go overseas to serve and protect our great country and these modern day veterans often pay a very heavy price for doing so. Soldier On is a Canadian Armed Forces program that supports currently serving members and veterans to overcome their physical or mental health illness or injury through physical activity and sport. The Soldier On Fund is the most direct way for Canadians to contribute to supporting the recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration of ill and injured members.

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