Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) members have been building, developing, and renovating Canadian homes for generations. We are sharing the extraordinary contributions CHBA members make in their communities every day through our ongoing #CdnBuilt for Generations campaign. Here are a few recent stories. To read more stories follow our hashtag or visit blog.chba.ca/category/giving-back.
North Ridge Development Corp. serves turkey dinner at local community school
Saskatoon and Region Home Builders’ Association member North Ridge Development Corp. spread the holiday cheer by volunteering their time for children in the Saskatoon area this past holiday season. The company participated in Care and Share Saskatoon’s Holiday Lunch Program at a local community school, which saw North Ridge employees distribute a hot turkey dinner to students. Care and Share Saskatoon, a multi-dimensional charitable organization that meets countless needs of Saskatoon’s community schoolchildren, launched its Holiday Lunch Program in 1997. Since then, with the help of sponsors, volunteers, major hotels and local restaurants, the program now serves more than 5,000 turkey dinners annually to students across 20 schools in the Saskatoon region.
London HBA raises more than $265,000 in food and cash donations for Business Cares Food Drive
In an impressive showing, London Home Builders’ Association (LHBA) took fundraising to new heights by raising $267,828 in food and cash donations for the London Food Bank’s Business Cares Food Drive. Several members of LHBA, as well as association staff, donated and volunteered their time during the holiday season to help fundraise for the great cause. The 23rd Annual Business Cares Food Drive collectively raised more than $1.4 million in food and cash donations, equating to 550,650 pounds of food for those in need. The food drive also supports the London Food Bank’s ability to offer more than 30 programs and social agencies in the London area, including meal and school breakfast programs, youth drop-in programs and more.
Peterborough and the Kawarthas HBA hosts charity auction for Habitat for Humanity
During its 2022 charity auction, Peterborough and the Kawarthas Home Builders’ Association (PKHBA) raised more than $19,000 for Habitat for Humanity Peterborough and Kawartha Region. This was PKHBA’s first charity action in the last three years because of the pandemic – and the most successful yet, with almost 40 sponsors and 100 auction items donated from businesses in the region. Auction proceeds will help Habitat in its mission to build and rehabilitate decent and affordable single- and multi-family homes in the region. PKHBA will host its next charity auction in support of Habitat for Humanity Peterborough and Kawartha Region on Dec. 7.