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KPMB gives back: Heatwave for SickKids, Bike for Brain Health, and Shoreline Cleanup

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June 28, 2024

At KPMB, we believe in community building. As part of our commitment to giving back to the communities in which we live and work, we’re always in search of opportunities for employees to engage in community outreach and local charitable initiatives. 

This Spring, we helped raise funds for brain health research at Baycrest, joined SickKids in their fight against cancer, and cleaned up our local shorelines.  

Over the years, our staff has mentored students, supported the Daily Food Bread Bank and the Red Door Family Shelter through CANstruction and Gingerbread Build for the City, and participated in other volunteer-led events and activities.  

Ocean Wise Shoreline Cleanup  

About 11 million tonnes of plastic litter the ocean every year. To do our part in cleaning up our local shorelines, we spent an afternoon picking up garbage at Sunnyside Beach last month, collecting six bags of garbage from the beach and surrounding areas. 

Bike for Brain Health in support of Baycrest 

On June 2, we participated in Canada’s largest one-day cycling event, Mattamy Homes Bike for Brain Health. We joined 10,000 cyclists on Toronto’s highways (and raised $2,475!) in support of programs at Baycrest for prevention, early detection, new clinical trials, and improving care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. 

Heatwave for SickKids 

For the third year in a row, we participated in Heatwave for SickKids, the largest charitable beach volleyball tournament, raising funds to fight childhood cancer and help SickKids in their mission to “Heal the future through Precision Child Health.”