Recently announced initiative takes part in its first acts of community kindness with Boys and Girls Club of London and the Dreamcatcher Foundation.
London, Ontario – March 28, 2023 – PSD Citywide® is pleased to announce that the first acts of community kindness through its newly formed PSD CityKind program occurred last week in London, Ontario. Team members from the area were out in full force supporting the Boys and Girls Club of London while also raising funds through an internal employee campaign for the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation.
The newly branded community outreach program was launched as a part of many new initiatives the company has planned for its 20th Anniversary throughout 2023. Last week, team members from the London office spent an evening with the Boys and Girls Club of London, helping with their evening adventure program from 3:30pm to 7:00pm. Team members volunteered in the gym with basketball and soccer, helped kids in the Digital Zone where attendees showed off their guitar hero skills, helped kids in grades 4-8 with their homework, and led a variety of sports and crafting projects.
“This was a great evening and both our PSD CityKind volunteers and the kids really enjoyed their time at Boys and Girls Club of London”, commented Bobbie Farrington, People & Culture Business Partner at PSD Citywide and a PSD CityKind London office volunteer. “Marissa, our team leader, did a great job of coordinating this with the team at the Boys and Girls Club of London. In previous years we’ve made back-to-school backpack donations, and supported their summer water carnival. It’s a wonderful organization that helps provide education resources, social programming and a safe place for kids to go after school and we are happy to be a supporter.”
The company also presented a cheque this week to the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation, to support their efforts to empower the next generation of Indigenous youth. Founded in 2004, the organization is focused on health, education, arts and culture, as well as recreation and sports-related initiatives for youth in over 140 Indigenous communities across Southern Ontario.
About PSD Citywide
PSD Citywide is a leading provider of enterprise asset management, maintenance, financial, GIS, and permitting software and advisory services. They deliver the only all-in-one solution in the market to support municipal governments, managing more than $350 billion in municipal assets across North America. With a multi-disciplinary consulting team of finance, engineering, municipal practitioners, and a leading in-house software development group, PSD Citywide provides holistic solutions to deliver best-in-class service for their clients.
About Boys & Girls Club of London
BGC London is a community organization that provides activities for children and youth whenever school is out, and during the day for older adults 55 and over. Our program services are planned to provide fun with a purpose where children and youth enjoy a safe place of their own. Many of our members get involved and benefit from the development opportunities, working to build leadership skills and gain practical work experience.
The Club offers hope, inspiration, and opportunities to help people reach their full potential. By promoting physical health, mental health, and emotional well-being, our programs help young people succeed in school, form positive relationships, and mature into healthy, responsible, and caring adults. We are committed to helping children and youth reach their full potential. For more information visit: https://www.bgclondon.ca/
About Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation
The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation has been funding brighter futures for youth in over 140 Indigenous communities since 2004, helping thousands of individuals realize their dreams. As one of Canada’s leading Indigenous charitable foundations, we are dedicated to providing talented, passionate and energetic youth the support they need today, to become tomorrow’s community leaders. We recognize it takes meaningful community engagement to offer our youth the support and resources necessary to build thriving communities. For more information visit: https://www.dreamcatchercharity.org/
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