Media Release / Web Announcement
CENTURY 21 CANADA WRAPS UP YET ANOTHER OUTSTANDING YEAR OF FUNDRAISING FOR EASTER SEALS AND KIDS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES
February 16, 2022 – CENTURY 21 Canada and its Companies and Network members have again demonstrated their unwavering commitment to supporting the well-being of Canadian children with disabilities and Easter Seals by raising an incredible $875,227 for the CENTURY 21 Kids to Camp program in 2021.
This fundraising outcome is nothing short of outstanding — almost doubling the amount raised for Easter Seals and the C21 Kids to Camp Program in Canada in 2020, despite the challenges and uncertainties posed by the ongoing pandemic and far surpassing the $500,000 fundraising goal for the year. The $875,227 in donations raised is the second highest amount of funds raised in a single year by CENTURY 21 Companies and Network Members across Canada since it first started supporting Easter Seals over 40 years ago. This brings CENTURY 21 Canada’s total all-time support for Easter Seals in Canada to over $13.4 million.
“CENTURY 21 Canada has been a supporter of Easter Seals for approximately four decades now and we take great pride in the funds we have raised for the organization to date,” said Martin Charlwood, President and CEO, CENTURY 21 Canada.
“Since the launch of the C21 Kids to Camp program in 2009, our efforts have provided exciting and fully accessible summer camp experiences for more than 235 kids living with disabilities annually, which they and their families will never forget.”
– Martin Charlwood, President and CEO, CENTURY 21 Canada
“We are absolutely delighted by this unbelievable fundraising result. It’s a testament to the dedication of CENTURY 21’s realtors, agents and staff across Canada.” said Dave Starrett, President and CEO of Easter Seals Canada. “I can’t overstate the difference these funds will make in the lives of children with disabilities.”
Underpinning the remarkable success of the 2021 campaign were donations and fundraising efforts of CENTURY 21 Network members (realtors, agents, staff, etc) – more of whom contributed to the 2021 campaign than in any other preceding year. Among them were 77 Network members who received the C21 Kids to Camp Club Member Award and Golden Heart Award for 2021, for having each donated and raised $2,100 or more for the program in 2021.
Fifty-five CENTURY 21 Companies across Canada registered donations/contributions to the 2021 Kids to Camp campaign. The list of the top 10 CENTURY 21 Companies that raised the most funds for the Kids to Camp program in 2021 were:
|# 1||CENTURY 21 Foothills Real Estate||Alberta|
|# 2||CENTURY 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd||Ontario|
|# 3||CENTURY 21 Dreams Inc.||Ontario|
|# 4||CENTURY 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc.||Ontario|
|# 5||CENTURY 21 Heritage Group Ltd.||Ontario|
|# 6||CENTURY 21 Bachman & Associates||Manitoba|
|# 7||CENTURY 21 Green Realty Inc.||Ontario|
|# 8||CENTURY 21 Executives Realty Inc.||British Columbia|
|# 9||CENTURY 21 Dome Realty Inc.||Saskatchewan|
|# 10||CENTURY 21 Bamber Realty Ltd.||Alberta|
Earlier in December 2021, CENTURY 21 Canada was conferred with the Easter Seals Patron Award for 2021 – the highest honour that Easter Seals Canada presents annually to an organization, in recognition of their long-term commitment and financial support for Easter Seals’ mission and work.