Finch Auto Group was proud to once again serve as sponsor for the 23rd annual Scotiabank StairClimb. This highly anticipated event is one of the largest fundraising events in the London and area community and serves as United Way Elgin-Middlesex's large annual fundraising initiative.
On November 8th, 2018, nearly 1800 participants from 113 different organizations including national employers such as Scotiabank, 3M, Great-West Life and TD accepted the challenge to be an Everyday Hero at One London Place.
Though donations are still coming in, the event as already raised $241,492.38 for United Way, allowing for an increased investment in programs and services needed in our community.
Here are just a few examples of what this looks like:
- • Personalized counselling for 288 people, helping them build confidence and self-esteem
- • 172 children and youth matched with 1-1 mentors, improving their likelihood of academic success
- • Almost 1,000 hours of supportive listing by trained volunteers offering help and guidance for people experiencing distress
As always, Finch Auto Group is very proud to have been part of such a wonderful and uplifting event and we look forward to a continued relationship with United Way Elgin-Middlesex far into the future!