Community Involvement

Rodair is recognized by many organizations for philanthropic activity, as well for the efforts and time that members of the Rodair team and family donate on an ongoing basis. The executive team is active on charity and industry boards, as well as members of the management team and front line employees who are active and supported corporately in engagement in community and industry organizations. Rodair is proud of the engagement that the entire team provides to a multitude of organizations.

Volunteering

  • Princess Margaret Invest in Research Foundation – Board
  • G2CC (Golf to Conquer Cancer – Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation) Board member and fundraiser
  • Habitat for Humanity – 20 Employees to participate in a Build Day in November 2018; companywide fundraising efforts
  • CIFFA Board/Past President(s) – several members of the Rodair exec and management team have held/do hold board positions
  • CITT Board/Past President(s)
  • Junior Achievement Board/Junior Achievement in class education
  • YPO Toronto – Board and chair positions
  • Marilyn Van Stone board/fundraising
  • Guelph University – guest lecturer
  • Rodair has participated in company organized garbage clean ups in the past with the City of Mississauga
  • Rodair has organized an in-house 50/50 draw to support animal rescue group, All Paws
  • Rodair has a team who volunteers with Holiday Helpers every year (25 staff volunteer time to wrap Christmas gifts and assemble holiday hamper for families in need)
  • Rodair took part in the City of Mississauga’s One Million Trees initiative to plant one million trees by the year 2020
  • Rodair sponsors 5 local youth baseball/softball community teams yearly
  • Rodair sponsors local youth dance companies and competitions

Donating

  • Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (ongoing)
  • Princess Margaret Invest in Research Foundation (5 year significant financial commitment of $50,000)
  • Golf to Conquer Cancer (multiyear ongoing donations ranging from $15,000 per annum to $65,000)
  • CITT Scholarships – two annual scholarships provided by Rodair and awarded to students achieving the highest grades. These scholarships are in the name of two of Rodair’s founding shareholders (2 annual scholarships totaling $2500 have been ongoing for 10 years)
  • MS Society of Canada supporting a former employee of Rodair who developed MS
  • Children’s Wish Foundation (multiyear donations ranging from $500 to $10,000 per annum)
  • Hospital for Sick Children
  • Air Canada’s Dreams Take Flight (multiyear ongoing donations ranging from $2000 to $10,000)
  • Movember – Rodair staff globally participate in Movember and Rodair has matched funds raised (Rodair has collectively raised more than $75,000 over the years)
  • At Christmas, instead of distributing lavish gifts, Rodair believes that regardless of race, religion, or creed, the holidays are a time for giving. We make significant financial contributions in the names of our clients and employees as a token of our appreciation
  • Rodair is proud to support Dreams Take Flight, the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, and Holiday Helpers.
  • The Compass – Food bank – donation of an industrial dishwasher as well as ongoing financial support
  • Orchard Hope School (donation of $500 per annum to support a client who provides a local school in China with support)
  • Internal Food drives and toy drives throughout the year to support local charities. These initiatives are grassroots led by Rodair staff
  • Sponsorship of local sports teams: Royal York Baseball League, Tottenham Minor Softball, Oakville Rangers Hockey, Caledon Minor Hockey

 

Day 5
Dec 20 2017

#12DaysOfProsperity Regent Park School of Music is a non-profit community music school offering young people (ages 3-18) a music education by removing the financial obstacle. RPSM has given 1,000 young people a highly subsidized quality music education at their central hub in Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park and in Jane and Finch and other high-priority neighbourhoods in Toronto. Their goal is to he...
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Day 6
Dec 19 2017

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues. F...
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Day 7
Dec 18 2017

The Rodair team held a 50/50 draw to support All Paws, an animal rescue group. All Paws Rescue wants to save as many animals as they can. They ensure that every animal is fixed, immunized and healthy before being placed for adoption. For more information about All Paws or to see how you can donate or volunteer, please visit their website www.allpawsrescue.weebly.com
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Day 8
Dec 17 2017

Rodair has supported The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation for numerous years. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is passionate about Conquering Cancer in Our Lifetime. In January 2017, they successfully achieved our Billion Dollar Challenge, a historic five-year campaign securing more than $1 billion, in partnership with Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, for personalized cancer medicine. With t...
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Day 9
Dec 16 2017

Rodair’s founder, Pat Cullen who has since retired, now runs The Compass Food Bank and Outreach Centre. The Compass provides a safe and welcoming place for people to come to for help. The Compass also offers immediate assistance with food and work with clients offering practical and spiritual support to the challenges that often come along with a low income. The Compass’ mission is to give...
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