Customer Appreciation Day

We’re thanking special customers for opening doors in our communities.

For Customer Appreciation Day this year, we wanted to shine the light on our customers working tirelessly to make our communities a better place. From coast to coast, amazing customers walk through our doors every day and we wanted to say thank you.

Here are a few videos that show just how inspiring some of these amazing individuals are and just how much of a difference they make for the people in their communities.

Hack Hamdon: Humans Helping Humans

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For Hack, helping others is second nature. That’s why he founded Humans Helping Humans, an organization in Drayton Valley, Alberta that recruits volunteers to build houses for those in need. His hard work has given dozens of families a new home and his compassionate spirit has become part of the foundation of his community.

Visit the Humans Helping Humans website to donate or get involved.

Dave Proctor: Rare Disease Foundation

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Dave’s compassion for others allows him to make the most of his experience as a long-distance runner. He decided to use his athletic talent as a means to raise money in support of rare disease research. This summer, he’ll be embarking on the run of a lifetime. Running across Canada so that people with rare diseases can sleep better at night.

Visit the Rare Disease Foundation website to donate or get involved.

Cindy Stradling: Women Moving Forward

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Cindy is the founder Women Moving Forward, an organization that hosts events and conferences to celebrate women and empower them to take the necessary steps toward a happier, healthier life.

Visit the Women Moving Forward website to donate or get involved.

Don MacDonald: Sport Central

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Don understands the important role that organized sports can play in a child’s life. Through his work with Sport Central, Don not only gets to help families who could otherwise not afford the equipment needed for their kids to play, but he gets to see the smile on each child’s face when they realize they get to play a game they love.

Visit the Sport Central website to donate or get involved.

Chris Southin & Harry Stewart: Rainbow Camp

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For young people in the LGBTQ2+ community, it can sometimes be difficult to find a place where they feel accepted for who they are. That’s why Chris and Harry work tirelessly to promote and raise funds for Rainbow Camp, an organization and summer camp that aims to provide a safe space where youth can freely express themselves at a pivotal time in their lives.

Visit the Rainbow Camp website to donate or get involved.

Pamela Bielak: Crafting for a Cure

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An overnight stay in the hospital can be frightening for a child. Pamela’s organization supports a number of initiatives, but it also raises money and collects donations in order to create craft kits for children and kids who find themselves in the hospital overnight. Through all this, their goal remains to simply ensure that every child has a smile on their face during an otherwise difficult time.

Visit the Crafting for a Cure website to donate or get involved.

François Laramée: Fondation Jeunes en Tête

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François knows firsthand how easy it can be to experience psychological distress. He began running as a way to cope, but eventually realized that he could use his training and athleticism as a means to help others. Now, François runs not just for himself, but as a way to raise funds for organizations supporting teens in psychological distress across Quebec.

Visit the Fondation Jeunes en Tête website to donate or get involved.

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